In July 2020’s newsletter
Barry O’Reilly introduces the “Decision Journal” as a tool for understanding and improving how decisions are made. It is a more powerful approach to decision-making than the typical intuitive approach.
In cartoon form, Virpi Oinonen compares efficiency and effectiveness in the public sector. She describes how efficiency can make public services ineffective, whereas a focus on effectiveness can create better outcomes.
Tanner Wortham discusses the pitfalls of estimation. He explores why teams estimate in the first place and offers an approach based on how we naturally estimate on a daily basis.
Christiaan Verwijs provides ten powerful questions for creating better sprint goals, and what to do when these questions don’t really help.
The Agilist was chosen as a media guest for the Emerging from Crisis conference run by the Business Agility Institute. There is a report on the insights from a number of reputable leaders who have helped their organisations emerge for a crisis.