In July 2019’s newsletter
Kanbanize, teaches us about Kanban Classes of Service, and how they can be used to manage risk and priorities. They introduce it as a means to improve predictability, make dependency management less difficult, and as a means to handle different types of service levels.
From the Corporate Rebels, Bjarte Bogsnes – the man behind Beyond Budgeting – explains how three companies manage cost without a traditional budget. We’re told how one organisation has also incorporated high levels of trust and a cost-conscious mindset.
Tanner Wortham tackles the challenge of introducing agile to an uninitiated audience. He explains a successful approach of stripping away the buzz words and instead creates a discussion focusing on a set of values and preferences.
It’s Never the Right Time for Agile Transformation says Simon Powers. Simon argues that until leaders are able to see that agility removes the need for static regulating processes, then agility will never occur and the organisation is doomed to repeat the same behaviours.
gapingvoid illustrate that, with the rise of data-science, we need to create a culture that supports a process of learning and experimentation.
Finally, Ben Linders and Corey Scholefield, introduce the Many Faces of Jack Sparrow retrospective exercise. A fun activity based on Johnny Depp’s famous “Pirates of the Caribbean” character “Captain Jack Sparrow”.