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Videos and SlideShares


Microsoft’s Journey from Waterfall Battleship to Agile 3000 Canoes!

Microsoft’s Journey from Waterfall Battleship to Agile 3000 Canoes!

Here is a FANTASTIC series of videos (about 20-30 minutes in total) describing Microsoft’s Developer Divison’s pivot to AGILE and, in their own words, “the developer division isn’t a battleship that we have to steer and move. It’s three thousand canoes that we have to orchestrate, turn and maneuver”.  You can read more here:  Scaling Agile Across the Enterprise and here:  Engineering ... Read More »


Marshmallows Reveal Secrets of Agile Teamwork vs Waterfall Teamwork

Marshmallows Reveal Secrets of Agile Teamwork vs Waterfall Teamwork

Yes, Marshmallows!  They can teach us a lot about agility and the difference between agile-teamwork and waterfall-teamwork (I have written a lot on this topic – read more here). To understand what Marshmallows can teach us about this, watch the video below (and consider playing the video with your group or leadership team – even better, consider playing the marshmallow ... Read More »


Shift Happens 2014 (ACT Version)

Shift Happens 2014 (ACT Version)

Agility is the antidote to VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity) and that’s the work of my colleagues and myself at Agility Consulting & Training – we are world leaders helping corporations develop an enterprise agility advantage in the face of increasing VUCA’ness, with shift happening thicker and faster all the time.  See great brand new book, “Focused, Fast & Flexible:  Creating an ... Read More »