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What is Scrum? (slides from my talk at KTH)

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:10
Here are the slides for my talk “What is Scrum?” at KTH (Royal Institute of Technology). It was a guest talk at a course called Projektstyrning. Hoping to inspire young entrepreneurs to plant agile DNA in their companies from the very beginning. Last time I spoke at KTH was 6.5 years ago, that’s when I read more »
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WIP and Priorities – how to get fast and focused!

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:23
Many common organizational problems can be traced down to management of Priorities and WIP (work in progress). Doing this well at all levels in an organization can make a huge difference! I’ve experimented quite a lot with this, here are some practical guidelines: WIP = Work In Progress = stuff that we have started and not read more »
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Spotify Engineering Culture (part 2)

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:59
Here’s part 2 of the short animated video describing Spotify’s engineering culture (also posted on Spotify’s blog). Check out part 1 first if you haven’t already seen it! This is a journey in progress, not a journey completed, so the video is somewhere between “How Things Are Today” and “How We Want Things To Be”. Here’s the whole drawing: read more »
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Squad Health Check model – visualizing what to improve

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:00
(Download the cards & instructions as PDF or PPTX) At Spotify we’ve been experimenting a lot with various ways of visualizing the “health” of a squad, in order to help them improve and find systemic patterns across a tribe. Since a lot of people have been asking me about this, I wrote up an article read more »
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Agile @ Scale (slides from Sony Mobile tech talk)

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:09
Here are the slides from my tech talk Agile @ Scale at Sony Mobile. Full house & very high level of engagement, I was impressed by this crowd! And thanks for the awesome recommendation on LinkedIn   Some sample pics below:  
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Hello managers, coaches, and other change agents

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 16:28
Here’s the thing. Suppose you introduce a change X to your workplace, and then business improves noticably. That doesn’t mean X caused the business to improve. Well, MAYBE it did. Or perhaps business improved for other reasons, and X was actually detrimental, and business would have improved even more without it. So did things work read more »
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