OKRs require the psychological safety for teams to be wrong and a culture that celebrates the learning they bring from their product discovery work.
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.
We all know go to the gemba tell us to go and see and we inspect and adapt. But there’s another part to it — showing respect to the people we seek to improve. Here’s why.
Don’t assume that telling your teams what their OKR goals should be is the best approach. Here’s a better way.
If you're not getting the kind of creativity and innovation you know your team can deliver, reframe your requests to them in this one simple way.
SAFe - the scaled agile framework - attempts to bring agility and scrum to large enterprises. In my experience, it fails and is not agile.
Not everyone wants to do product discovery but everybody should. Here's a story about one way I convinced a group of reluctant developers to meet their users.
Volkswagen's electric vehicle ambitions reveal how their manufacturing history gets in the way of their technological success.
Following recipes is the beginning of your agile transformation. To reach true agility you must become a chef.
Agile is great for product development. It can be great for your career as well. Here's how.