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Yay Questions and Open Space Technology

Open Space Technology is a facilitation technique used for many situations, and with many variations. However, there are some that are typical of each open space that you become part of. There is an opening, creating the market place, holding the space, and closing it. For Agile Games Open 2020, we ran Open Space Technology… Continue reading Yay Questions and Open Space Technology

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Kanban is the new Scrum! – Agile Tour Paris 2019

It was a great experience to present at one of the biggest Agile Conferences in Europe, Agile Tour Paris. My talk titled “Kanban is the new Scrum! The Reasons Not to Adopt Kanban“. It was my first experience talking for the European crowd and it was one of the most unique experiences I had.

You can find the video and presentation below. I presented a similar talk for AgileTO community. I introduced The Change Onion there.

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Kanban is the New Scrum! Failure Transformation Patterns, Similarities, and Learning

Change Onion Take part in the survey What are the layers of an Agile Transformation? below and shape our collective Change Onion. Presentation Kanban is the New Scrum! Failure Transformation Patterns, Similarities, and Learning with Shahin Sheidaei from Shahin Sheidaei What People Are Saying About it It was awesome I learnt a new perspective in… Continue reading Kanban is the New Scrum! Failure Transformation Patterns, Similarities, and Learning

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CAL – Certified Agile Leadership I – Scrum Alliance

I took part in a three-day course with Bob Galen on Certified Agile Leadership Class. I received CALI designation from Scrum Alliance after the course presenting validated learning. CAL1 OVERVIEW Leading agile teams might be one of the hardest things you’ve ever done. That is if you want to do it effectively and congruently. The… Continue reading CAL – Certified Agile Leadership I – Scrum Alliance

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ICAGILE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL – COACHING AGILE TRANSITIONS (ICP-CAT)

I took part in a two-day course with Michele Madore on Coaching Integral Agile Transitions Class. I received ICP-CAT designation from ICAgile after the course presenting validated learning through a written test. The ICP-CAT is the second of two knowledge-based certifications on the Enterprise Coaching for Agility Track. This certification focuses on the field of… Continue reading ICAGILE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL – COACHING AGILE TRANSITIONS (ICP-CAT)

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Me & Linkedin Connections; Tips to Build a Strong Network

Linkedin is a great resource, to find information on people, and connect to them, share some updates and expand. However, there are people that are not using it very effectively, they might be using it efficiently though ;-). Below are my tips for building a strong network in Linkedin. Random People Do not add random… Continue reading Me & Linkedin Connections; Tips to Build a Strong Network

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First Ever Lean Agile Virtual Lunch (Lean Coffee Style)

Necessity is the mother of invention. We did not invent anything per se, but we invented a new way of being connected to each other. In LAN, and because of the Coronavirus pandemic, we are moving toward remote facilitated sessions. We had our first as a lean coffee. It was great to connect to people,… Continue reading First Ever Lean Agile Virtual Lunch (Lean Coffee Style)

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Lean On Agile Podcast is Here! + My Top 10 Agile Podcast Recommendations

I am glad to announce that I started the Lean On Agile Podcast. It was due for the longest time. The first episode is about Agile Certifications and you can listen to it at Lean On Agile podcast. Lean On Agile Podcast You can also listen to the Lean On Agile Podcast on your favorite… Continue reading Lean On Agile Podcast is Here! + My Top 10 Agile Podcast Recommendations

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It All Starts With a Question, a Powerful One! – Toronto Agile Conference 2019

It was a great experience and an honor to present for the audience of Toronto Agile Conference 2019. My talk was on powerful questions, a continuation of what I presented at Big Apple Scrum Day. I changed it to address the requirements of the conference, the layout of the room and based on the feedback… Continue reading It All Starts With a Question, a Powerful One! – Toronto Agile Conference 2019