An established organisation is likely to have a deeply entrenched culture and strongly defined processes. Before we discuss what this old-school organisation needs to do to even think about implementing Agile, let’s get something out of the way. “Agile” the word, we all agree is somewhat overused. In fact we haven’t seen it used more…Continue readingWhat does an established ‘old school’ organisation need to do , to make change, prepare, or even think about implementing agile?
In our latest podcast episode of The Backlog we speak with Jo McConnell. Jo is the CEO of GOMO Foundation, providing education to girls in Africa. What’s that got to do with AGILE you ask? Well ADAPTOVATE recently had the priveledge to assist GOMO (through our Pledge 1% commitment) to establish and focus in on…Continue readingHow OKRs (Objective and Key Results) have helped in driving alignment in a not-for-profit organisation.
Authored by Tan Tiong Yeow, Senior Consultant, ADAPTOVATE Singapore. Journey with Agile thus far Organizations have been jumping on the Agile bandwagon and standing up Agile teams to pilot and experiment with Agile ways of working. These teams are usually disparate across the organization and some Agile teams are even solely contained within the technology…Continue readingWe have piloted with Agile teams and clearly experienced the benefits of Agile ways of working. It’s time to go full Agile. But where to start?
WHAT THE ADAPTOVATE GLOBAL TEAM HAVE LEARNED WORKING FROM HOME We are now post Easter. The novelty of working from home is not only wearing off for many, it’s hitting some barriers. Remote working fatigue is setting in. Are we burnt out already? Complacency about social distancing is also setting in. (and that could be…Continue readingGuide to video etiquette. Nine key tips.
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Note: we are not affiliated with any of the tools mentioned below. This is just how we have learned from experience the tools we know and can recommend. There are a lot more out there, so you can take our suggestions or find what works for you. REMOTE LEARNING & WORKSHOPS. – DOING AGILE VS…Continue readingREMOTE WORKSHOPS – It can be done. Here’s how.
Understanding the role of Scrum Master What is the role of Scrum Master? We sat down with our consultants at Adaptovate and asked them to explain the role of the Scrum Master in Agile methodology. While all their answers had their own personal spin – It came down to 5 crucial things. Skip to the…Continue readingAgile Basics: The Role of Scrum Master
FOLLOW US ON LINKEDIN – BE THE FIRST TO SEE OUR NEW ARTICLES PUBLISHED EVERY WEEK. Recently at Adaptovate HQ we were discussing some of the questions we often get asked around the traps when we reveal who we are and what we do. This question was a big one. Did you know that one…Continue readingHow do I know if my organization should embark on Agile transformation?
The quick answer is – No. You don’t. Why? Because they are simply recommended tools that have proven to get teams into Agile thinking a lot faster. However you could do it other ways. It may take longer, it may be frustrating, but in the end you may get there without them. Let’s explain.…Continue readingDo we have to use the agile ceremonies and artefacts to adopt Agile?
When teams are struggling with team cohesion we are often asked these two questions. The two questions are intrinsically linked and if you fix one, you may very likely fix the other. First up let’s deal with the first question. What motivates team members? When we asked some of our own team at Adaptovate about…Continue readingWhat motivates team members and how should teams deal with a problematic team member?