2022 Women in Agile Open Retreat

2022 Women in Agile Open Retreat

The 4th annual unconference of Women In Agile Open is designed by women, for women. Past attendees have said “I left feeling pampered” and “I almost don’t want to go home!”

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The Coin Game

The Coin Game

Join me on November 2, where I’ll be the guest presenter for The Coin Game, a modified version of the Agile Penny Game, which highlights value delivery and assessing value. This game delivers lessons about Lean concepts such as batch size, value delivery, making improvements, changing team members, self-management, and more.

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Iteration Planning, Options for Success

Iteration Planning, Options for Success

The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) has become one of the more popular agile frameworks for large enterprises. Over the past 10+ years, Scaled Agile has adapted the framework to include several helpful development practices like DevOps, Lean-Agile Leadership, and Business Agility.

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18th Annual Retrospective Facilitators Gathering

18th Annual Retrospective Facilitators Gathering

Date: May 6th - 10th, 2019Location: Berkshires in Western Massachusetts Our goals for the week are to: Grow our retrospective facilitation skills by sharing our experience and knowledge. Share observations of how retrospectives have helped teams and organizations...

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Agile 2019

Agile 2019

The Conference is considered the premier Agile event of the year, and provides a week-long opportunity to engage in wide-open interaction, collaboration and sharing of ideas with peers and colleagues within the global Agile community.

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Agile Penny Game — Modified

Agile Penny Game — Modified

The Agile Penny Game has been around for about 10 years. I’m not certain who created the game. I’ve modified it to include lessons about value delivery and assessing value. The game results in learning some lean concepts including batch size, value delivery, making improvements, changing team members, and self-management. This document will outline the rules to play the game, supplies needed, and instructions for facilitating the game.

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Pitfalls of Planning Poker

Pitfalls of Planning Poker

Before you start debating story points versus no estimates, let’s examine what can go wrong when a team uses Planning Poker® with Story Points to estimate their work.

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Training From the Back Of the Room

Training From the Back Of the Room

The Conference is considered the premier Agile event of the year, and provides a week-long opportunity to engage in wide-open interaction, collaboration and sharing of ideas with peers and colleagues within the global Agile community.

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Agile Open Florida

Agile Open Florida

The Conference is considered the premier Agile event of the year, and provides a week-long opportunity to engage in wide-open interaction, collaboration and sharing of ideas with peers and colleagues within the global Agile community.

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