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The Agilist and the Caregivers

I believe that we subconsciously apply Lean and Agile Methodologies every day of our lives and I can only imagine where we could go if we learned to apply the principles intentionally.  I believe in improvement for Everyone. I want to be the “Everyday Agilist”. This will be a very …

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Agility is not enough!

In 2010, while it was an IT manager in the insurance industry, I have been asked to significantly  improve the efficiency of my development teams. Having accepted the challenge, I familiarized myself with Agile practices. At the same time, the organization was taking a Lean turn that was strongly supported …

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OKRs to promote engagement

Nowadays, Agility is most of the time still generally connected to the work of development teams. We sometimes notice a lack of alignment between the work of the teams and the objectives of the business. Also, upper management can take for granted that its will is clear, known and shared; …

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Pyxis recognized by the Scrum.org Professional Training Network

Pyxis is now part of the prestigious Scrum.org Professional Training Network (PTN). The organization recognizes Pyxis as a company abiding by Scrum.org’s high quality standards for Scrum professional trainings. These companies are recognized as active members of the Scrum.rog community. The PTN members are aligned with Scrum values and is …

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Agile transformation

The Agilist and the Car Enthusiast

I believe that we subconsciously apply Lean and Agile Methodologies every day of our lives and I can only imagine where we could go if we learned to apply these principles intentionally. I believe in improvement for Everyone. I want to be the “Everyday Agilist”! They say that a man’s …

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Discussion about acceptance criteria

Acceptance criteria are essential to Agile frameworks. They are at the center of any discussion about the work that needs to be done. However, as important as they are, little time is being dedicated to them in most Agile trainings. Here, I will try to remedy the situation by shedding …

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Agile transformationScrum

Transparency, a pillar of Scrum

In the context of Scrum and in the Agile world in general, we often refer to the notion of transparency. I would even describe it as a fundamental value of these approaches that are aiming at making individuals and their interactions essential elements of executing a project. Transparency is both …

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Agile transformationScrumSWITZERLAND

Why Scrum?

First, we’d like to say that the purpose of this post is not to convince you to use Scrum, let alone have you buy it. In order to be convinced, one has to try it. David and I had an interesting discussion about it, and we believe that the topic …

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The Agilist and the athlete

I believe that we subconsciously apply Agile approaches every day of our lives and I can only imagine where we could go if we learned to apply Agile principles intentionally. I believe in improvement for everyone. I want to be the “Everyday Agilist”. I have had the good fortune to …

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Agile transformation

What is the purpose of Agile Certifications?

There are certifications for everything nowadays. We earn technical certifications from Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, or Red Hat. We earn Agile certifications from Scrum.org, the Scrum Alliance, or EXIN. We become certified trainers or coaches. Certain certification programs take months to achieve while others don’t even take an hour. We can …

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