Author Archives: Steve Crago

Agile Values and the Four Pillars of the Agile Mindset — All Things Agile

As I travel around the world conducting workshops, people often ask me what ‘best practices,’ processes, tools, and frameworks will make them and their teams more Agile. My response is always the same. “Practices, processes, tools, and frameworks will not … Continue reading

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Co-Active Coach Training from the Perspective of a Left-Brain Agile Coach

Originally posted on All Things Agile:
That which does not kill us makes us stronger – F. Nietzsche As those of you who follow my blog know, last year I attended the Agile Team Coaching Class with Lyssa Adkins and…

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Personal Empowerment and Transparency: Two Cultural Aspects for an Agile Transformation

Originally posted on All Things Agile:
“Seeing is not believing; believing is seeing! You see things, not as they are, but as you are.” – Eric Butterworth The impact of organizational culture on a successful agile transformation cannot be understated.…

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Integrating Culture into an Agile Transformation – Intro

Originally posted on All Things Agile:
“Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast” – Peter Drucker This is the first in a series of articles that I will be writing concerning the various aspects of individual and organizational culture and their impact…

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Managing Requirements Dependencies Between Agile Teams

This is something that we see on projects, regardless of size. Well worth taking the time to read.

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Trust – The Real Agile Change Agent

Originally posted on All Things Agile:
Over the years, I have heard just about every excuse imaginable as to why someone cannot do agile. In my opinion, most of these excuses are fear based. Most people fear change. How many…

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Spotify Engineering Culture – part 1 — Well worth the time to watch

I normally don’t post other videos on this blog.  However, I’m making an exception. Check out this video about Spotify’s Engineering practices using Agile, it has a very good message about the process they are and attempting to use: Spotify … Continue reading

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