An Agile Interim Manager can save the day!

Agile is hot. It seems like every organization is trying to become Agile nowadays. It’s not just large commercial organizations trying to maximize their...

Wrong Reference, bad Estimation

While coaching one of my teams I concluded we had a problem with becoming more predictable. Sprints goals were not met, and the Velocity...

Masterclass Leading Agile Transformations

Vanuit Prowareness ondersteunen we organisaties met de verandering naar een meer wendbare organisatie. Uit diverse ervaringen blijkt dat dit voor de meeste organisaties een...

The difference between the ‘forecast’ and the ‘Sprint Backlog’ in Scrum

There is a difference between the forecast and the Sprint Backlog in Scrum. Exactly what this difference is, has eluded me for some time, and it may very...

The Digital Transformation of a Product Owner

On July 20, Medhane Mengistu and I hosted our Digital Transformation Awareness session. We discussed Prowareness’ view on Digital Transformations and exchanged many thoughts...

How I became a Professional Scrum Trainer

Last year I reached a very important goal I had set for myself: I became a Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) on behalf of Scrum.org....

Why we need Agile in hardware and embedded development

Let’s start by stating some facts. Scrum was formalized as a framework in 1995, and the ‘new development game’ in 1986 first mentioned the...

The Purpose of Scrum is rarely realized – a path to...

The purpose of Scrum is to deliver Increments of releasable functionality . So at each Sprint Review, a “Done” Increment is required to make...

5 lessons to be more like Pippi and less like Calimero

Recently I read an interesting blog about the need for growth mindset in agile organisations. Without furtherly discussing the need of agility in organisations (which...

Personal Agility – Hype or Stayer?

The term “Personal Agility” pops-up every now and then. If you look to the “modern human” as a part of their mobile device, actually...