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Liberate our pencils!

The first Pyxis workshop on Graphic Facilitation has taken place in Montreal on March 8th in front of a full room. Our colleague, Sarah Grigsby explained basic notions on how to become a good facilitator and how to succeed in representing with images what most of us write down. Since …

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Play4Agile North America 2016—A review

On the weekend of September 10, 2016, a group of 70 Agile enthusiasts met in Cornwall, Ontario, for the second edition of Play4Agile North America. For 46 hours, during which sleep was in large part replaced by gaming, these enthusiasts explored how games can help the change brought by adopting …

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The 5 fundamental skills of a team—Optimizing yours!

The 5 dysfunctions of a team Patrick Lencioni is the author of a dozen books on business management, more specifically on team management. Known for his book titled The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, he’s also the founder and CEO of The Table Group, a management consulting firm specializing in …

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My take on Agile2016 in Atlanta!

Exploring well-being and vulnerability I am just back from Agile2016 and I would say that witnessing and participating to more humane connections is my great takeaway. I was asked to write a blog post on my experience and share insights of my participation to this great annual gathering. First and …

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Agile Marketing

Agile approaches value individuals and interactions over processes and tools, greater customer collaboration, and responding to change over following a plan. First intended for software development, these values ​​may be applied to other business fields. In many ways, the new business realities are in line with these principles that promote …

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Pyxis is seeking projects with social impact!

This year, once again, we will take part in the Startup Fest on July 14th and 15th held in the Old Port of Montréal. Share your ideas, concepts, or projects with us and find out how we can work together! Our wish is to stimulate creativity and innovation by helping …

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Management 3.0 empowers teams!

With a lot of my clients, I see a familiar pattern: employees work in a command and control environment where they are told what to do. The power of these environments is so strong that employees are conditioned to do exactly what they are told and the managers do not …

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Management 3.0 means energizing people!

In our current business world where there is great focus on always delivering results, it is important to continuously keep employees energized and motivated! How do we do that in a world where, according to a Gallup poll a few years back, 70 percent of people in the workplace are …

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Change? No problem, but how?

Changing is no longer an option; it’s a prerequisite. And wham! In our fast-changing organizations, it is likely that you’ve heard this maxim at least once! If changing is no longer an option, how to change is one. But still, one has to know how! Beyond multiple more or less …

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Video of the “Test strategically, not accidentally” webinar

On December 9th, Erik LeBel conducted a webinar called “Test strategically, not accidentally”. Learn how to prepare test strategies that are adapted to project requirements and risks. Here is what Erik has to say about it: Automated developer testing is part of the foundation of Agile software development projects, but …

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