Complexities of Culture

There were a few great discussions about culture and the impact organizational culture has on how you can approach Agile transformation or adoption at this weekend’s Toronto Agile Open Space.  During one session we dove deeper into the people behind the culture...

Culture, People and Systems Part II

A few weeks ago I posted about the relationship between organizational culture types defined by William Schneider in ‘The Re-Engineering Alternative” and MBTI types and temperaments.  My theory is that as a change artist, whether it be an external or...

Thoughts on Agile 2011 – Culture Matters

This year was my first visit to Agile 2011 and I came home with a suitcase full of learning to go along with the suitcase full of vendor handouts. I think the conference organizers did a fantastic job. The location and facility was great and accommodated many hallway...