Workshop Wednesday: self-selecting teams

This year’s Agile Australia 2016 workshops will include topics like Kata, Lean, testing, mindsets, and self-selection. Today the Agile Australia blog revisits the practice of self-selection thanks to Nigel Dalton’s blog on self-selecting teams in World War Two. Nigel (CIO, REA Group) is an Advisor for Agile Australia 2016.   Self-Selecting teams – tales from…

Workshop Wednesday: Clarifying Communication-Coordination-Collaboration Confusion

This week we welcome back the Innovation Games maestro Luke Hohmann to the Agile Australia blog as our guest blogger! Luke is a keynote speaker at Agile Australia 2016 and will also be holding a workshop in Sydney and Melbourne on Collaboration Frameworks for Agile Teams. Clarifying Communication-Coordination-Collaboration Confusion As social business software proliferates confusion over communication,…

Workshop Wednesday: Introducing the Improvement Kata and Coaching Kata with Håkan Forss

Today’s guest blogger is Agile coach Håkan Forss. Håkan will be speaking at Agile Australia 2016 and running a workshop on The Toyota Kata Experience. An Agile Coach for King, the makers of Candy Crush Saga, Håkan is an active member of the Toyota Kata, Kanban, Lean and Agile communities, and is known for his LEGO presentations. This…

Workshop Wednesday: Agile in healthcare – introducing the Buurtzorg phenomenon

In today’s Workshop Wednesday spotlight, we consider the role of Agile in healthcare. This year Agile Australia will include a workshop on “Simply Buurtzorg”: Philosophy in Practice with Self-Managing Teams, led by Nicole Koster, Advisor for Buurtzorg Netherlands (access an English translation to  the site here). Buurtzorg is a community homecare nursing program in the Netherlands which is supported by…