BONUS: Allan Kelly and Vasco Duarte on #NoProjects and #NoEstimates the latest trends in the Agile community

This is an episode about #NoProjects, #NoEstimates and introduces a unique, and 1-time-only workshop by Allan and Vasco that will take place in London in February 2019. Check out this page about the #NoProjects and #NoEstimates Workshop to know more. In the past few years a few new trends have emerged in the Agile community … Continue reading BONUS: Allan Kelly and Vasco Duarte on #NoProjects and #NoEstimates the latest trends in the Agile community

Jella Eifler on Change as the operating model for Agile organizations, and how to reach #NoEstimates

Change is a big scary word in many organizations. But why is that? In this episode we talk about change in a different way. We explore what change would be, if it were the basic operating model of the organization. We talk about Nils Pflaeging’s work, about Complexity and how it affects the way organizations … Continue reading Jella Eifler on Change as the operating model for Agile organizations, and how to reach #NoEstimates

BONUS: Erwin van der Koogh, #NoEstimates as seen by a CEO

Does your company need estimation? Listen to Erwin’s take. He’s a CEO. He should know. Erwin has his own company and invests his own money in that company. For him, #NoEstimates solves a clear problem: too much time wasted estimating, instead of producing. He challenges us to investigate how much money and time we already … Continue reading BONUS: Erwin van der Koogh, #NoEstimates as seen by a CEO

BONUS: What is #NoEstimates? Exploring the #NoEstimates movement in an interview with Dimitar Bakardzhiev

The #NoEstimates movement has been a hot topic on Twitter for several years. So, to investigate that and a few more topcics we interviewed Dimitar, who has published some work on forecasting as a way to remove expert-opinion based estimates and has a long experience with Kanban. Dimitar runs his own company and shares with … Continue reading BONUS: What is #NoEstimates? Exploring the #NoEstimates movement in an interview with Dimitar Bakardzhiev

Mattia Battiston on how #NoEstimates can make teams more predictable

Mattia joined a team that was estimating their work. Invariably the estimates were off. Way off. So Mattia, being a self-proclaimed data geek, started looking at the data. The next project came, and the team estimated the project, while Mattia looked at the data they already had. Guess what was the result? In this episode … Continue reading Mattia Battiston on how #NoEstimates can make teams more predictable

2017 first 6 months Top Episodes, #1: Vasco Duarte discusses #NoEstimates

The #NoEstimates hashtag has been very active on twitter, and many people in the Agile community are pitching in with their thoughts. But what is #NoEstimates about for the author of the first #NoEstimates book? What can we learn from Vasco’s journey that led him to find #NoEstimates? Join us for this active and passionate … Continue reading 2017 first 6 months Top Episodes, #1: Vasco Duarte discusses #NoEstimates

Peter Gfader on how to go from boring up-front to #NoEstimates and #MobProgramming

#NoEstimates and #MobProgramming are big trends in the Agile community, but how do we get the benefits and quality of those practices? How do we help teams go from heavy up-front planning to quick, and often planning while still helping each other, raising the quality and feeling like they are working in a real team? … Continue reading Peter Gfader on how to go from boring up-front to #NoEstimates and #MobProgramming

Vasco Duarte on what #NoEstimates means for Agile

The #NoEstimates hashtag has been very active on twitter, and many people in the Agile community are pitching in with their thoughts. But what is #NoEstimates about for the author of the first #NoEstimates book? What can we learn from Vasco’s journey that led him to find #NoEstimates? Join us for this active and passionate … Continue reading Vasco Duarte on what #NoEstimates means for Agile

Slicing work for Value, the lost art of #Agile that can transform your team’s productivity and predictability.

Agile is about adapting to change. Change is a reality, we can’t avoid it. How we react to change is what will make or break our product development efforts. For us to be Agile and adaptable, however, we must be able to change direction quickly. Adjust the deliverables after we collect market/customer feedback. Many teams … Continue reading Slicing work for Value, the lost art of #Agile that can transform your team’s productivity and predictability.

Why Agile frameworks fail and what to do about it: #ToolsOverFrameworks, the context-aware solution

4 minutes read I have worked at many organizations that were trying to adopt Agile using a framework as the starting point. SAFe, LeSS, or even Scrum were the frameworks of choice. Scrum, for example, is a very simple framework. It stands to reason that it would be easy to adopt and therefore benefit from … Continue reading Why Agile frameworks fail and what to do about it: #ToolsOverFrameworks, the context-aware solution