Agile Haiku Poem

Someone sent me a Haiku poem earlier today.  It was nothing to do with agile, but it inspired me to write a Haiku poem of my own.  I don’t know why.  I guess I was just having a creative moment!  Here it is: Mostly, more or less, less is more. Simple. I hope you like […]

Raising the Water Level

A phrase you commonly hear in the Agile world that comes from Toyota is that you want to “lower the water level” in your value stream so that you can “see the rocks” that disrupt flow and, to extend the metaphor, could damage your boat!  By exposing…

Honing your Skills as an Agile Coach

Being an Agile Coach is challenging in many ways. You have to balance many things (see Olaf Lewitz recent post Spotting the Balance) as you work with different teams and stay true to your own values. You are a catalyst for change, helping the teams you…