Many of the Sprint Retrospectives conducted by Agile teams lack energy and engagement. Most teams seems to follow a standard format and never experiment. This is unfortunate. However, more and more teams are viewing this foundational Scrum event (aka ceremony) — the Sprint Retrospective — as critical for their inspect and adapt cycle. Can you name […]

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What is Kanban? Well, many of you have heard of Agile or Scrum or OpenAgile or maybe even Lean, but what is this Kanban anyway? Here is a quick description: Kanban is composed of three things to help make your process more efficient which include: visualize the workflow, limit work-in-progress (WIP), and measure lead time. […]

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Scrum is the most popular and most widespread Agile method in the world. Scrum, around since 1993, is an “agile framework for completing complex projects”. There are many parts to Scrum that make it a highly effective method for learning and delivering value. But what concepts are clearly within Scrum and what things have been […]

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Mark Levison, Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), and I co-trained a 3 day Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) training seminar in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. Since I have been training and coaching with the Scrum framework since 2008, we decided that we would use the content that Mishkin Berteig, Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), and I have developed while […]

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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 […]

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