A Modern Take on Agile Values with “Modern Agile”

Agile was “formalized” in 2001 by 17 individuals that came to the conclusion that traditional approaches (aka waterfall) to deliver software were failing and ineffective. They created the Manifesto for Agile Software Development (aka the Agile Manifesto). The Agile Manifesto This manifesto contained 4 values and 12 principles that helped to guide and shape our[…]

You Are a Mine Rich in Gems, Not an Empty Glass

Our current, and outdated, way of thinking about people is broken. Our societal systems assume much about each of us that is, frankly, wrong. These assumptions stem from a lack of understanding about the true reality of the inner core of human beings. One in particular is very troublesome – for some strange reason we are told[…]

Learning Through Agile Coaching at PatientWay

I have been fortunate to have had the opportunity to coach an Agile team in Ottawa at PatientWay (used to be known as Infonium). PatientWay focuses on created software solutions for the healthcare industry. Jay Lawrence, CEO and Founder of PatientWay, contacted us at Berteig Consulting to help them use OpenAgile to deliver value more[…]