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Agile

IMAGINE

Imagine you have just been asked to build an Agility Enablement Organization for your company. Sounds like fun, but there are some constraints you need to work within or around…

There are 100+ teams with varying levels of interest in Agile
You only have a small team of enablers
You would like to deliver incremental, measurable […]

Principles behind the SabotAgile! Manifesto

We follow these principles:Our highest priority is to have resources deliver on scope, on time, on budget.

Rigorously control deviation from plan to prevent resources from wriggling out of commitments & to prevent business from moving the goal-posts.

Increase efficiency from resources through economies of scale, phase gates and […]

Manifesto for SabotAgile Software Development

We are uncovering better ways of

faking Agile Software development,

defending the status quo, and

advancing our careers.

Through this work we have come to value:

Defining rigorous processes with Milestones, Phase Gates, and Audit Trails

Tracking project and […]

UNFLATTERING WISDOM OF HIND SIGHT

As I look back at my many years as an Agile Coach – helping organizations introduce, optimize and scale Scrum, I am amazed and disappointed by the number of contradictory things I have been asked to do as an Agile Coach. And in all humility, I am also disappointed […]

SCRUM IS NOT THE END. IT IS A MEANS TO THE END…

The end goal of empirically building strong, self-organizing Scrum Teams to help your business…

Increase Sustainable Value
Sustainably Decrease Waste &
Sustainably Manage Risk

It seems quite straightforward, however, as you start traveling down this path, you may run into complex challenges with no clear, […]

BURNING QUESTION

Last year, I was facilitating a workshop on Agile and began the conversation, as usual with introductions. I asked each attendee what was the most important burning question that brought them to the workshop. One of the attendees replied –

“We have been trying to introduce Agile to our […]