Change, Change, Change! – Workshop at XP Days Benelux

Here are the slides I presented today at XP Days Benelux in Mechelen together with Dirk Lässig (@djlaessig): Change, Change, Change! This time in a workshop version, where the participants learned to use these conditions to design change. For a detailed description of what this is about, please refer to my previous post. Change, change, … Read more…

Innovation Needs Waste! – Workshop at XP Days Benelux 2011

Here’s a new post on design thinking. As promised in my previous post, some more details on what the presentation at XP Days Germany together with Dirk Lässig (@djlaessig) was about. In fact, we just delivered the same material in the format of a workshop at XP Days Benelux, where, rather than talking too much, … Read more…

Soft Skills Essentials at the Mini-XP Days 2011 in Mechelen

Here another “service post” to distribute the slides of the Soft Skills Essentials presentation, this time in the form Yves Hanoulle (twitter: @YvesHanoulle) and I presented it at the Mini-XP Days Benelux in Mechelen, a summary of the best presentations of last year’s XP Days Benelux. The presentation is basically as the Turku Agile Day, … Read more…

Soft Skills Essentials for Software Craftsmen at XPDays Benelux

Last week, together with Yves Hanoulle (twitter: @YvesHanoulle), I presented again “Soft Skills Essentials for Software Craftsmen”, this time at XPDays Benelux. Here are the slides: Soft skills essentials for software craftsmen from Pierluigi Pugliese As usual at XPDays Benelux, the audience was very mature and interested in these topics (in the meantime the conference … Read more…

Agile Self-Help through Communities of Practice

This is a short post to share the slides of the presentation I gave today at XP 2010 in Trondheim about how to implement a community of practice in your organisation to spread the experiences about agility among teams. Here they are: Agile Self Help Through Communities Of Practice from Pierluigi Pugliese   Most of … Read more…

Solution Focused presentation again: Mini XP Days 2010

Here’s a short post to publish the slides and the handout for the third version of my Solution Focused approach to Agile Coaching presentation. This time I gave it at the Mini XP Days Benelux 2010, a one day conference with the presentations that were voted the best at the XPDays Benelux 2009. It has … Read more…

Coming attractions

This time I will use this space for some shameless self-promotion about the upcoming public speaking events I will be part of.   After the good resonance for the “Solution Focused Coaching in Agile” presentation I gave at XP Days Benelux, I will bring it again on tour during April: April 7th and 8th in … Read more…

The whys of why not why

During my presentation about Solution Focused work in Agile at XPDays Benelux I stated that asking “why” in coaching can be dangerous and should be avoided. In a community where the Five Whys is actually one of the premier methods, I knew I was opening up for a lot of discussions. Exactly this happened and … Read more…