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Pyxis and Gatineau Ottawa Agile Tour 2017

This year is the 6th edition of GOAT, and we are pleased to sponsor the event yet again. As leaders of Agile approaches, we will be at the Shaw Centre on Monday, November 20th, for a day of conferences. Pyxis Cultures Come to our booth to discuss with our experts of Pyxis Cultures, …

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Rebalancing society and Agile organizations

SPECIAL COLLABORATION Phil LeNir is co-founder and managing partner of CoachingOurselves, which is a peer-coaching program developed by Phil LeNir and Henry Mintzberg that enables managers and leaders to learn from and coach each other, and organizations to build capacity for self-development. Phil has authored numerous articles and published a book in Japan …

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Case study: Investment fund—An Agile success in the financial field

For the last 4 years, Pyxis‘ Agile consultants have been guiding a large pension investment manager with their Agile transition. This large-scale project allowed, among other things, to adopt a culture where people feel they are much more involved in and responsible for the quality of what is being delivered. The …

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Agile Finance—A first conference dinner

Agile Finance will hold its first conference dinner on Thursday, November 16th. For this event, which is already sold out, we are pleased to welcome four special speakers. Guillaume Bertin from Morgan Stanley and Christian Dubé from PSP Investments will share their experience of Agility in the financial field. James Lapalme from ÉTS will talk about self-managed teams. Finally, Guillaume …

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“Fighting a losing battle”—Pawel’s mistake

To fulfil their role, Scrum Masters must provide servant leadership to their Scrum teams. The Scrum Master must help people outside of the Scrum team better understand Scrum and facilitate their interactions with the team. In this video, Pawel talks about a mistake he made in the past when acting as a Scrum Master and explains …

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”Two is better than one”—Nathalie’s mistake

What do we do when one team is not sufficient to execute a large-scale project? Nathalie explains the mistake she made in the context of a complex project. Nathalie helps and tools up Agile teams who work on large-scale projects. You can also read an experience she had in her following blog post: Agility …

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“Thinking I understood everything”—Simon’s mistake

Listening is one of the most important quality of a Scrum Master or Agile coach. At the beginning, Simon thought he understood everything and he tells us about his mistake in Agility. He is now coaching Agile teams. He developed a passion for all aspects of collaboration as well as  team and team …

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“Acting as a project manager rather than a Scrum Master”—Guillaume’s mistake

Before becoming an Agile expert able to help organizations with their Agile transition, Guillaume was a practitioner. It is important, as a Scrum Master, to support the team and help them self-organize. He is telling us his story as well as how he went from project manager to Scrum Master. Guillaume is …

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“Measuring only the velocity”—Mathieu’s mistake

Velocity is one of the most common metrics when executing an Agile development project. Mathieu is talking about the mistake he made and how wrongly anticipating a project’s important factors and risks can impact the velocity of the Agile team. Mathieu is now helping teams better understand their needs and the …

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“Writing 1000 user stories in advance”—Luc’s mistake

The Product Owner is in charge of the product backlog, which supplies tasks to the development team. Luc tells us the mistake he made when he was a Product Owner and reminds us of the importance to work in collaboration with the team. Luc is now coaching teams and their Product Owner to help …

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