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Certified Agile Leadership for Teams – CAL-T

We are walking through the three sections of Agile Leadership Training offerings from the Scrum Alliance, explaining their particulars in three separate posts to empower you to make decisions on the best course for your needs. First, in an earlier post, we explained the base course, Certified Agile Leadership Essentials. In this post, we will...

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Leaders Surprised When Asked “Are We Doing Agile Right?”

Part of the reason we like Path to Agility is the simplicity of knowing how your Agile Transformation is doing. Let’s take a look at a recent example from a company we are working with. The team leaders and mid-management at this company self-assessed that they were more than halfway through their Agile journey –...

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Certified Agile Leadership Essentials – CAL-E

We are going to walk through the three sections of Agile Leadership Training offerings from the Scrum Alliance, explaining their particulars in three separate posts to empower you to make decisions on the best course for your needs. First, we’ll talk about the base course, Certified Agile Leadership Essentials. Certified Agile Leadership Essentials – CAL-E...

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Test Driven Development Slows Us Down?

I hear from teams and their managers that Test Driven Development (TDD) is taking them longer than their usual development practice. That’s not been my experience at all. But I can see where some may get the impression that TDD is slower. Let’s say we’re writing some code for a new feature. And it takes...

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Effective Scrum Development Practices: the Hole in the Scrum Framework

Many of you are probably familiar with the Scrum Framework. The Scrum Alliance and the Scrum Framework lists all of the details for how we want development teams to work when we’re using Scrum. One thing you’ll notice as a Scrum developer is that there’s a lot of details about what happens before we start...

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Foundational Agile Leadership Concepts

The following videos provide overviews on foundational concepts for Agile Leadership. Catalyst Leaders and the Three Stages of Agile Leadership Competing Values Framework

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Starting Kanban – The Key Idea

Kanban Distinctive A unique distinctive of Kanban is how you get started. It is unlike in other Agile methods or frameworks and is central to how you start using the Kanban method effectively. “Start with what you do now.” Starting with what you do now is the first of three Kanban change management principles. This...

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Are you considering moving from Scrum to Kanban?

Why evaluate Kanban? Are you considering moving from Scrum to Kanban? Let’s explore that a bit. Kanban is known as an Agile way of working. You may have heard the description of Agile being an umbrella with multiple approaches to work being under this broad umbrella. This list, under the big umbrella, often includes Scrum,...

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The Most Important Thing Leadership Needs – Feedback

Recently a senior agile coach shared that what was most needed was for leaders to have someone give them feedback on how disruptive and costly their behavior was to Scrum teams. When leaders would bypass the Product Owner and go straight to teams and change priorities and assign work, it caused many problems, most of...