While looking for inspiration on how to solidly deliver the agile message throughout the layers of the business, I came across a keynote speech on vimeo delivered by Jurgen Appelo.
During the video, Jurgen was covering some of the concepts found in his recently released book Management 3.0.
The concepts and the manner in which he was explaining them rung true in my ears. It was complex thinking put simply and made obvious.
Jurgens humorous attitude, like a spoon full of sugar helped the concepts slip down. The video came to a close and I realized I’d been watching for an hour and a quarter. People in the office were looking at me wondering what had been so entertaining and I felt enriched in the concepts I believed in. I had to pass this along.
I was excited to hear Steve and the others at Dreamstar Cash were also taken by Jurgens words. It was put forward that Steve, Rodney, Ryan and myself attend the Management 3.0 training Jurgen himself was presenting in Barcelona. It is very rare in most companies to have the opportunity to take all the major stakeholders together on a course like this. With the Agile management course in conjunction with training for other team members, this was a prefect opportunity for the business to collectively solidify our knowledge and align under agile principals adding to our commitment of continually improving ourselves and delivering high quality customer focused solutions. Continue Reading →