„Scaling“ the team – part two

In the previous post I introduced you to Solution Focused scales and how they can be used in a one-to-one scenario. Now we’ll extend this to a team context, but first, here are some tips… Tips on using scales A constructivistic approach is important also when using scales: whatever numbers the client chooses, it must … Weiterlesen …

„Scaling“ the team – part one

No, this post is not about increasing the size of your development team, but about how to establish some measurements in your team – typically during the retrospectives, but not only – to support continuous improvement: let’s talk about Solution Focused Scales. I already discussed this technique in my Solution Focus presentation, but listening to … Weiterlesen …

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, … Weiterlesen …

Soft Skills Essentials at the Turku Agile Day

Here are the slides of today’s keynote I delivered together with Mike Sutton (@mhsutton) at the Turku Agile Day to a very engaged audience: thank you for the fun! Soft Skills Essentials for Software Craftsmen – Turku Agile Day 2011 from Pierluigi Pugliese  For the bibliography, please refer to this post…

New Tools of the Craft – Workshop at the Turku Agile Day

Today, together with Mike Sutton (Twitter: @mhsutton), I ran a workshop called „New Tools of the Craft“ at the Turku Agile Day. Here are the slides we showed and a selected bibliography… New Tools of the Craft from Pierluigi Pugliese Yes And… This is a concept coming from the Improvisation Theatre. The best known books … Weiterlesen …

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 … Weiterlesen …

Soft Skills Essentials for Software Craftsmen @ WebExpo in Prague

Here’s a short post just to publish the slides I presented today at the WebExpo in Prague. Soft skills essentials for software craftsmen @ webexpo2010 from Pierluigi Pugliese If you weren’t there and, as such, you haven’t the audio that comes with these, the presentation has been video recorded and will be available on their … Weiterlesen …

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 … Weiterlesen …

Solution Focused approach to Agile Coaching at Agile Central Europe, Kraków, April 9th, 2010

As I had announced in my last post, I talked to day at Agile Central Europe, again presenting my Solution Focused approach to Agile Coaching workshop. In Kraków I had less time available compared to the XPDays Benelux version, but I still managed to add a few more information on the subject, in particular clarifying … Weiterlesen …

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 … Weiterlesen …

Evolving Identities

In the previous post I was mentioning that a company culture is anyway emergent and what emerges cannot really be predicted, but can be influenced in many different ways. Here’s one way to do that, which I found very useful when working with agile teams. A big part of the agility is based on values … Weiterlesen …