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Agile Retrospective Exercise ? How To Choose Vital Few Actions Which Has Higher Value?

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 09:36
The aim of an agile retrospective is to define actions for the next iteration that will improve the way of working and help teams to deliver more value to their customers. The vital few actions retrospective exercise can be used within agile …

The number 1 tool for remote team communication

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 12:47
In my latest post I discussed one part of the presentation I gave a week ago for a group of senior HR managers. I shared my experience using the one page strategic plan for leading distributed teams. The second topic …

The world?s best tool for remote leadership

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 11:12
Yesterday, I gave a presentation in the Netherlands for a group of HR managers from some big multinationals. The subject I spoke about was ‘leadership and organisation for distributed teams’. Here’s a link to the slideshare presentation (in Dutch).  One …

What skills does an effective remote team manager have?

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 08:45
Managing remote, globally distributed teams, is no easy task. During the past 10 years I have seen all sides of this role, good and bad. I want to share some of the competencies I think are fundamental to be an …

The 3 keys to succesfull offshoring

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:27
1. From working agile to living agile A lot of organizations found that agile processes support offshore collaboration. We hire some agile consultants , train our people, make some handbooks and voila ‘we work agile’.   Agile is a popular term …

Requirements versus partnership

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 16:00
One recurring theme in software development is ‘requirements’. This seems to be one of the most challenging starting point of any software development project. My experience is that the crucial point is ‘explaining what you have in mind, what you …

Are the IT dinosaurs dead?

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 19:12
I read about the IBM and TCS layoffs. Everest Group did an interesting analysis of both cases: http://www.everestgrp.com/2015-02-the-truth-in-ibm-and-tcs-layoffs-and-what-it-means-to-services-industry-customers-and-providers-sherpas-in-blue-shirts-16509.html A short excerpt that I address in this blog: Both companies recognize that they don?t have enough of the new skills needed …

Ekipa.co: outsourcing reinvented

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 18:38
Many organisations outsource their software development. After decades of experience, it is still a challenge to find and select the right provider and get your ideas implemented as you envision.The recently launched marketplace Ekipa.co changes this.  Based on over 10 …