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  • Q&A on the Book Agile Enterprise

    by Ben Linders on  Jun 10, 2017

    In the book Agile Enterprise, Mario Moreira explores the end-to-end and top-to-bottom view needed to run an effective agile enterprise, focusing on the needs of customers and employees. He explains how cutting-edge and innovative concepts and practices can be incorporated into a robust agile and customer value-driven framework.

  • Q&A on the Book Timing Is Almost Everything

    by Ben Linders on  May 29, 2017

    Executives can and should get involved with the way that software is being developed. In his book Timing is Almost Everything, Roland Racko shows how you can increase software success by using a "management by query" executive style in the early stages of software development initiatives to influence how teams think and behave.

  • Q&A on Doing It - Management 3.0 Experiences

    by Ben Linders on  May 08, 2017

    In the book Doing It - Management 3.0 Experiences, Ralph van Roosmalen shares his experiences from using Management 3.0 as a manager and as a coach. He explores how he experimented with ideas and practices like moving motivators and kudo cards from Jurgen Appelo’s book Managing for Happiness to find out what drives people, help them to become happier at work, and empower self-organizing teams.

Q&A on The Manager‘s Path with Camille Fournier

Posted by Ben Linders on  Apr 18, 2017

The book The Manager’s Path gives insight into managing engineers and what it takes to be a technical manager, discusses challenges of technical leadership and provides advice on dealing with them.

Predictable Agile Delivery: The Executive Challenge

Posted by Russ Lewis on  Mar 27, 2017

This article shares some ‘good, bad and ugly’ examples of practices that often work and some that always fail at adopting agile and improving large organizations.

Q&A on the Book Agile Engagement

Posted by Ben Linders on  Mar 10, 2017

In the book Agile Engagement, Santiago Jaramillo and Todd Richardson explore why employees can be disengaged, and provide solutions for measuring and driving engagement in organizations. 1

The Triangle of Self Organization

Posted by Andy Brandt on  Mar 06, 2017

The Triangle of Self Organization identifies three essential components needed to guide the process and shows how to choose them consciously to successfully use self-organization as a management tool.

Q&A on Large-Scale Scrum: More with LeSS

Posted by Ben Linders on  Mar 04, 2017

The book More with LeSS by Craig Larman and Bas Vodde provides practices to create simpler and more flexible organizations, applying Scrum with many teams working on one product. 1

Q&A on the Book Soul-Centered Leadership

Posted by Ben Linders on  Jan 21, 2017

The book Soul-Centered Leadership provides ideas and exercises for developing skills to lead people while being in touch with your soul, based on emotional intelligence, psychology, and spirituality.

Predictable Agile Delivery

Posted by Russ Lewis on  Nov 09, 2016

Human teams are unique, non-linear and unpredictable, but given the right conditions, their output can become linear, scaled and predictable. Managers have an enabling role to play.

Q&A with Jurgen Appelo on Managing for Happiness

Posted by Ben Linders on  Jul 20, 2016

The book Managing for Happiness provides practices, games and tools to manage organizations and make work fun, with suggestions for applying the practices to achieve organizational greatness.

A Letter to the Manager: Release the Power of Your Agile Teams

Posted by Johan Dahlbäck on  Jun 27, 2016

Agile is both simple and hard – and success depends on managers creating a suitable environment for their teams. To create and sustain high-performing agile teams, these points are fundamental.

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