Graham Dick takes a look at the role of the PM, challenging PMs to become active advocates for Agile by further developing facilitation skills and leading a revolution in their organization.
Anna Obukhova discusses the relationship between willpower and Agile practices sharing 10 tips that can lead to increased productivity.
Gil Broza emphasizes the importance of having an agile mindset that needs to accompany practices.
Sherif Mansour shares from his experience at Atlassian building simple products using Agile product requirements, prototypes, customer interviews, and user journeys.
James Shore proposes to take a step back and ask what is the purpose of Agile practices, what brings success and what doesn’t, and what it takes to be successful with Agile.
Harrold and Redington present a survey of the cults, sects and heresies they’ve encountered while working with people "doing agile", culminating in their formulation of a new "ad-hoc" Agile manifesto.
Richard Sheridan discusses the cultural norms that remove fear and encourage experimentation, and the elimination of meetings and the rituals and ceremonies that accompany them.
Rachel Davies tells stories of successful changes that she has introduced with XP product development teams at Unruly, sharing tips for overcoming resistance and adopting new working practices.
Diana Larsen advises on how to get the most from retrospective practices, introducing a framework for getting better outcomes from retrospective meetings.
Tony Quinlan introduces the SenseMaker® method from preparing the ground through gathering experiences and qualitative material to analysis and action planning.
Tim Ottinger and Ruud Wijnands present how to give freedom to a team, to empower people, and reach a higher level of development, how to take agile back for yourself and your team.
Ben Linders explains the "what" and "why" of retrospectives and the business value and benefits that they can bring.