‘Managing’​ Stable teams

More and more organizations are adapting to scrum. Managers responsible for ‘managing’ resources get new challenges In general traditional resource management is on defining a new team for a new…

Scaling teams and managing dependencies

Scaling and dependencies are inevitable and pose an interesting challenge for a Release Train Engineer on a train with 15 teams. During multiple PI’s teams learned to improve in this…

Collaborative Cyber Security

The term ‘Collaborative Cyber Security’ has been borrowed from Richard Hackman’s book Collaborative intelligence. In this book he describes the lessons learned from researching the CIA in the aftermath of…

Scaling agile teams to a platform train

This Friday (September 30th) Mike and I finished a succesfull Program Increment Planning Event with 14 teams in India and the Netherlands. This event symbolizes a 8 month journey creating a Agile…

Scrum for non IT teams

On October 31th 2014 I attended the Agile Tour Brussel 2014 (#ATBRU) conference for the first time. One of the sessions was on Scrum in Industry (Scrum beyond Software series).…