The Future of Scrum

Is Scrum relevant in our current and future organizations? The Scrum Framework is one of the most widely used frameworks for development teams. It has been implemented in various organizations with very different cultures and structures. Scrum has been around…

Reinventing Organiztions

I just got a new pair of glasses that helps me look, categorize, and understand how our organizations operate today. In the book Reinventing Organizations by Frédéric Laloux, the colorful and well-described model reveals many questions but also inspiration on…

From Storming to a Performing Team

I was brought in as a team coach to help a team with low morale, a few unhealthy conflicts, and little collaboration. At the same time, technical debt was increasing, and previous attempts to use Scrum had failed. The team…

Implementing Agile at scale

The company had many projects and initiatives that exceeded deadlines and budgets. This made it clear that the planning process and prioritization of all the projects needed improvement and transparency. As a team of 4 Agile coaches, we established a…

Code Review: Savior or Scapegoat?

Exploring the Truth Behind Software Quality Code review is a well-established practice in both open-source and proprietary software domains. But is it the savior for better software quality? What makes a code review good, and how does it compare to…

How to enable better software quality

What is the single aspect in a team, that has the highest impact on the quality? Is it their development-practices, technical skills or the number of tests? The highest impact on quality is …… the psychological safety of the team.…

Managing Complexity

Building a National Warning System with Agile Excellence As a Scrum Master for a newly formed group at DMI that was building a national flood warning system, I facilitated the execution of this highly complex project with many different stakeholders…