I was going over the slides of the September LeSS conference and I was struck by the deck of Kevlin Henney. He was referring to an organizational structure that I never heard of. I have seen it before, I did not know it had a name and I was not aware that all existing classical org structures are actually wrong.
You are familiar with the classical tree:
LeSS adoption prescribes one person in the role of Product Owner (PO). Not multiple people, not a committee, just one person. Companies have a hard time in accepting the idea that one person can do this complex task for the whole product. The product is too big and there are too many customers and stakeholders the PO needs to deal with. Companies refuse to redefine the PO role description and stick to having multiple Fake PO’s. Continue reading
Just gave a lecture in Riga. The feedback question was: show your feedback using your fingers. Put up 1 finger if my session was wasteful and 5 fingers if it was very valuable.
You can download the slide deck of my presentation here.
On July 7 and 8, it’s time for the Agile Days in Riga. Looks like it is going to be an exciting conference. I will be having my talk “Remote team facilitation and scaled scrum: How to make it work”. I’m really looking forward to contribute to this event!
The ITEM conference is in Dnipro,Ukraine . It’s the largest conference in Central Ukraine about IT Business & Development:
- 5 seasons
- from 2013 1600+ participants
- CEO, CTO, PM, Developers, QA
- 300+ companies
- 76 Speakers form Europe, USA, Israel, Ukraine
Monday April 10, Amsterdam
In the weekend, 7-8th of April, the Eastern European Agile convention took place. I was granted a 30-minute slot to speak on Saturday. This was the first time ever for me to speak at a convention. If you ever might consider to share your knowledge with a large group of people, read on.
2 months earlier Continue reading
See a part of the presentation as I did in KIEV on april 8 2017:
Setting a safe and pleasant environment to do a retrospective is important. We have identified and tasked a couple of cool improvements!
Roland Flemm with Dmitry Smirnov, Nicolae Danu, Gertjan Bazuin and Peter Dematte @Roest Amsterdam