Tag Archives: agile

1-day Agile & Lean bootcamp (London)

Date: 5 May 2017 Location: London, United Kingdom Regular Price: £150 + VAT Trainers: David Lowe & Jiten Vara Scrum, Kanban, Agile and Lean. We’ve all heard these terms but what do they mean and how can some of these approaches help the work that we do. This bootcamp will cover the basics of Agile, Lean, Scrum… Read More »

2-day Agile & Scrum bootcamp (London)

Date: 2-3 March 2017 Location: London, United Kingdom Regular Price: £250 + VAT Trainers: David Lowe & Jiten Vara Scrum is used extensively, but not exclusively, in web and software development. Everyone from developers to business execs are now expected to know how to work using Scrum, but few are taught it and many struggle along with… Read More »

Basics of Scrum talk (London)

Location: London, United Kingdom Date: 21 February 2017 Regular Price: £35 Trainer: David Lowe Gain an understanding of the principles behind this popular project management framework. In this class you’ll get a brief history and explanation of the core values and principles of the Agile Manifesto and how Scrum relates to it. We’ll cover the roles and ceremonies… Read More »

Basics of Scrum talk (London)

Location: London, United Kingdom Date: 30 November 2016 Regular Price: £tbc + VAT Trainer: David Lowe Gain an understanding of the principles behind this popular project management framework. In this class you’ll get a brief history and explanation of the core values and principles of the Agile Manifesto and how Scrum relates to it. We’ll cover the roles… Read More »

Interview with Mike Burrows

This is the third in our series of interviews interesting people (sometimes loosely) related to our agile and lean world. This week is with Mike Burrows who is the founder of agendashift (tools for Lean-Agile transformation), author of Kanban from the Inside, consultant, trainer and coach. S&K: Explain what you do in one sentence? Mike: Lean-Agile transformation,… Read More »

2-day Agile & Scrum bootcamp (London)

Date: 29-30 September 2016 Location: London, United Kingdom Regular Price: £200 + VAT Trainers: David Lowe & Jiten Vara Scrum is used extensively, but not exclusively, in web and software development. Everyone from developers to business execs are now expected to know how to work using Scrum, but few are taught it and many struggle along with… Read More »

My Solicitor – The Un-trusted Knowledge Worker

Trust is a much overlooked commodity in knowledge working environments. Moving away from traditional working methods to something more Agile isn’t enough on its own to fix this problem; it takes effort from managers and teams to build a trusting relationship. I recently went through the process of re-mortgaging, something that thousands of people do… Read More »

Transparency – The Missing Pillar

There are three pillars underpinning any empirical process: transparency, inspection and adaptation. Teams are generally familiar with inspection and adaptation, after all, frameworks like Scrum are quite prescriptive about the need for retrospectives. Teams often overlook transparency. There are a number of ways in which a team can be transparent. Firstly, they can be transparent in the way… Read More »