What is Agile?

Posted on January 3, 2022.

You can laud the idea and still be critical of the implementation. That is the true spirit of Agile. Here’s how I came around to this idea.

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3 Questions About OKRs

Posted on December 27, 2021.

Can you practice OKRs in regulated environments, in multinational corporations and with leaders who don't give specfific goals. In short, yes.

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UX and OKRs

Posted on December 20, 2021.

Objectives and Key Results offer a new opportunity for user experience and design work to make a powerful impact on our products and services

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What if your OKRs are wrong?

Posted on December 13, 2021.

Your objectives and key results are assumptions. At times they will be wrong. Here's how to handle a situation where your goals aren't right.

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OKRs at Scale

Posted on November 29, 2021.

Scaling OKRs can get messy quickly. Here's one quick trick to simplify OKRs at scale that also works for your scaled agile efforts.

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Should we use OKRs for everything?

Posted on November 22, 2021.

We use OKRs to set goals. Should all of our goals then use OKRs? This article discusses which goals make sense and which don't.

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Why does planning require a “season?”

Posted on November 15, 2021.

We spend a tremendous amount of time planning next year's work. We don't need an entire season to do this. Here's a better way to plan work.

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OKR Tracking Tool (free template)

Posted on November 8, 2021.

Here is a simple, free tool to track your objectives and key results. It's designed to help get your teams started with setting and tracking goals.

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Planning work with OKRs

Posted on October 18, 2021.

Planning work with OKRs exposes the uncertainty in software-driven business planning. Here's how to deal with it.