Toolbox for the Agile Coach – Visualization Examples

Recently I read the book “Toolbox for the Agile Coach – Visualization Examples” by Jimmy Janlen. It’s filled with visualization examples for teams to improve collaboration and communication, as well as shaping behaviours. When I bought the book it contained 96 examples, but it’s increased continuously. I highly enjoyed the structure, every page contains a clear […]

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My 10 Favorite Books of 2015

The last day of this year seems a nice moment to reflect on the books I’ve read in 2015. In total I’ve read about 50 books. Some of them were intensively studied, others were used as reference material. I don’t read a lot of non-fiction, 95% of my books are about teamwork, leadership, coaching, change management, software […]

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Steal Like an Artist

The book ‘Steal Like an Artist‘ by Austin Kleon is one of the most fun and inspiring books I’ve read in a long time. And I’ve read quite a lot of books. Austin managed to take away the last restraint of my writing ambitions. I’ve always had the urge to write, but for a long time […]

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Review: Agile Planet

Title: Agile Planet – A travel guide to the Agile universe Author: Fabian Schiller Published: 2014 Publisher: Leanpub The idea of Agile Planet is to be a travel guide to various Agile topics. The book is designed to be written and drawn incrementally. Starting out with a smaller set of topics (14 at this moment) […]

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Review: The Survival Guide for Brand New Scrum Masters

Author: Dave Rooney Published: 2014 Publisher: Leanpub Leanpub describes itself as the Lean Publishing company that empowers authors to self-publish in-progress and completed books. Authors can develop a community of readers during the writing process, gauging interest in their project and incorporating feedback from their readers. I’ve already gathered quite a few interesting quality books […]

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Review: De Vertrouwde Adviseur

Oorspronkelijke titel: The Trusted Advisor Auteurs: David H. Maister, Charles H. Green, Robert M. Galford Jaar van uitgave: 2000 Uitgeverij: Academic Service Het boek ‘De Vertrouwde Adviseur’ maakte deel uit van het introductiepakket dat ik ontving bij mijn indiensttreding bij Prowareness. Als Agile Coach is goed adviseurschap een belangrijk onderdeel van je functie. Sterker, het […]

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Review: Scrum voor Managers

Auteurs: Rini van Solingen, Rob van Lanen Jaar van uitgave: 2013 Uitgeverij: Academic Service Over Scrum, een framework voor het iteratief en incrementeel ontwikkelen van software, is inmiddels voldoende literatuur beschikbaar. Deze variant van Agile software development is al vanuit verschillende perspectieven beschreven. Enerzijds vanuit technisch oogpunt, waarbij voornamelijk de softwareontwikkeling centraal staat. Anderzijds vanuit […]

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