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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Organizations



Erwin van der Koogh discusses the habits that seem to stand behind successful organizations, Agile or not: simplicity, trust, cross-functional, autonomy, open, mastery, and customer focus.


Erwin van der Koogh was first introduced to Agile in 2004 as a developer and has since been in every role imaginable. The last few years his interest has been mainly growing amazing organizations. What does it take to bring all the great things about Agile to the entire enterprise?

About the conference

Agile Australia is the annual conference for those looking to build better products, teams, and organisations; most recently held in Sydney in June 2015 and sponsored by ThoughtWorks, Accenture, Atlassian, elabor8, HP, Commonwealth Bank, Context Matters, and supported by the Agile Alliance. The 2-day conference is the place to network with thought-provoking international keynote speakers and Agile community leaders from across Australia and New Zealand.

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Dec 16, 2015

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  • Does not practice what he preaches

    by Simon Damstra,

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    Edwin van der Koogh is talking down on his listeners his entire presentation. Clearly this guy does not practice what he peaches (trust, trying to look the expert).

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