Agile Coaching

Meeting Mapping

A meeting mapping is a visual exercise that helps participants align on their shared ceremonies and identify waste.  Throughout all my years involved in the Agile community, the techniques to which I gravitate have an element of visualisation. Visualising is magic. It is a human taking a slice of that intricate web of connections of […]

Retrospectives series: Big event in a team

Here is a new idea for you, my friend facilitator, to try out in your next retrospectives. The core of format is based in a tool from my ORSC teachers from CRR and Augere, and I added some ideas over it. I have already applied this format a couple of times with success in authentic multidisciplinary teams. A strong commitment and smooth conflict […]

Retrospectives series: Heaven and Hell

This is the second article of the retrospective series, I hope you enjoy it, find it useful and can apply it with your team soon. Please, leave some feedback when this actually happens! This retrospective is titled “Heaven and Hell”, soon you will learn why… USE This is a good retrospective format for teams who are […]

Challenges coaching multidisciplinary teams

It is a great concept this multidisciplinary thing: Create a single team with all the different people required to deliver a service, instead of having different knowledge areas doing their part independently. Make them work at the same pace. Have them focus on the same goal at a given moment. Remove extremely detailed documentation to […]

Agilar as Belbin Team Roles Accredited professionals

Last February 2015, José Ramón Díaz and myself finished our Belbin Roles Accreditation Course. We had already used this technique, helping other accredited professionals to run the exercises with some of the teams we were coaching. After all this period, we can say that we find it a very useful and powerful tool to coach teams and […]

My ball is my goal

Este es un juego para ayudar a organizaciones a entender el valor de tener objetivos compartidos, y demostrar que los grupos maximizan su rendimiento cuando marcan objetivos comunes por encima de la búsqueda de reconocimiento individual.Este juego debe realizarse en un espacio grande y cerrado. Dependiendo del material de las pelotas, puede ser muy ruidoso, […]

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