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AgileCulture and collaboration

HEART: Murphy, Taleb and Schumacher demystify proactivity

Proactivity is the most delicate concept to understand of HEART. When it is not mistakenly opposed to reactivity or reaction, we often tend to see it as an exhaustive anticipation of risks in order to prepare for it and to make the most out of the problems that will arise. …

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Agile Finance Conference, a success!

On May 17th, we held the second edition of our Agile Finance event at the chic Club St-James in Montreal. Agile Finance aims at bringing together IT professionals working in the financial field to create a community of interest. More than 90 people attended the event to hear our guest …

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Agile CoachingAgile transformationChange managementCulture and collaborationManagement and leadershipOrganizational transition

At Pyxis, you are not going up; you are going forward!

29As coach and facilitator in organizational transformation and development of leaders, teams and individuals for over 25 years, I wanted to meet the Pyxis team with a colleague of mine. We had a question: “Is it possible to structure and run an organization in a more organic, more flexible, more …

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Agile Know-How Magazine―Volume 2, Fall 2017

The Agile Know-how team is pleased to present the second edition of the Agile Know-how Magazine. Take a look, it offers plenty of interesting articles and tools: If you would like to receive the print version, please contact us at [email protected]

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Agile CoachingAgile transformationChange managementCulture and collaborationOrganizational transition

The Necessity of an Expert Agile Guide

If you are a tourist, a specialized escort or a guide, can be useful. Especially if, like any self-respecting agilist, you are going to the mountain. But that is not the type of person I want to talk about today. Recently, I presented HEART, the essence of Agility in only …

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HEART, a concentrate of Agility

In a previous post, we saw that creating software product was not complicated… And therefore, we saw that methodologies inspired by heavy industries, construction and public works are not a perfect fit. But that doesn’t mean we have to remain without benchmarks. So, I’m offering you a concentrate of Agility. …

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The Everyday Agilist Uses Agility to Write a Book

As those who follow my blog posts are well aware, I like to think of myself as a student of human nature. As a result, I am constantly on the lookout for opportunities to apply Agile values and principles, not just by applying the Scrum framework to software development where …

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Building software products is not complicated!

Until recently, we have misjudged the nature of creating IT products. It was believed to be “complicated.” As a result, unsuitable methods for creating software have been developed, but in fact building software is not complicated at all… In 2000, David John Snowden, known as Dave Snowden, finalized Cynefin. It …

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Stories of Agility in IT Operations

This article was initialy published on jesusmendez.ca 2017 has been a year fully dedicated to working with teams within IT operations departments. Nothing new to me, considering that my first steps as an IT professional were with an Application Support Group at cantv.net’s Network Operation Centre (NOC) in Caracas, Venezuela. Back …

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Do we need a Product Owner with Kanban?

Product Owner is a role prescribed by the Scrum framework. It is called “Product” Owner because in a Scrum context, we usually manage a product that is generally a standalone software. The Product Owner’s responsibilities are to maintain a Product Backlog, to keep a channel of communication with the Stakeholders …

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