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Lessons Learnt with Big Room Planning / Program Increment Planning – What is it?

Lessons Learnt with Big Room Planning “Big Room Planning” – What’s the hype? Is it the latest “buzzword”? Is Big Room Planning for me and my organization? As a team of Agile coaches who have facilitated or observed 5 of these events in the past 12 months, we wanted to …

How Covid-19 Wiped Away Our Big Room Planning (BRP)

Virtual, Virtual, Virtual We’ll follow-up with an article shortly about the basics of BRP and lessons learnt through our experiences facilitating and observing 5 events over the past 12-months. There was a greater impetus for this article as many people have expressed an interest in our virtual BRP format.  Although …

Crazy 8’s Ideation – A3 Template

What are Crazy Eights Crazy Eights is a structured idea generation technique often used in design sprints.  A design sprint is a timeboxed (single or multi-day) workshop where participants unpack a problem, diverge on ideas to solve the problem, then converge on the solution(s). Instructions Print out the PDF template …

Visual Thinking Workshop Summary – Agile Tour Kaohsiung 2019

Spreading the Visual Thinking Love Every year, I spend some time in Taiwan.  It’s an excuse to take a side-trip to Japan, and a great way for the kids to bond with their maternal grandparents.  This year, we decided to spend more time there than we normally would as we …

A deep dive into our collaborative team poster

Our poster is quite high concept: the main shape is a floor plan of a house, from bird’s eye view making the shape of a heart. The foundations are visible and are decorated with our pepeha to show the people who make up the consulting company and our connection to …

Teambuilding with Teambuilders 

Big question: How do you team build with a team full of teambuilding experts?  Big answer: You take them to a fantastic community building, stick them in an art studio and have them create a collaborative work of art. Recently, the team from Teamworx did exactly that! Teamworx met for …

Thrive on Change – Change Management and Agile

  Zhi Lee and Katherine Rive from Teamworx share lessons and experiences in change management. They talk about the synergies between Agile and change management principles. Learn the basics of change management – what it is, and some simple tips for supporting people through change. [Download Slides] Talk Sponsors: Amazon …