When Clients Don’t Pay

Today marks the 8th month anniversary where I ran a workshop for a conference, that I am yet to be paid for.  It’s also the 6th month anniversary of the last email I’ve received from the organizer where he promised to make it right. I’m a softie, I...

Why I Stopped Going to Agile Events

This year at Agile and Beyond was the first Agile event I attended since I presented with Declan Whelan at Agile 2015. I remember someone quite well known tweeting out something to the effect of: “Is this year’s #agile2015 the usual echo chamber?” Then this year at...

Scaling Agile with Experiments instead of Big Process

Yesterday I participated in an online panel hosted by Happy Melly. Our topic was around scaling. Ug. Yes, more scaling chatter! I worked with a client that had a 75 page executive guide to Agile and the 3rd page stated, “As soon as you have more than one team...