Coaching Tool/Technique: System Modelling (w/ Causal Loop Diagram – CLD)

  System Model (high level) System Model (zoom in)   Additional Assets: Causal Loop Diagrams (CLD) & System Thinking – Bonuses & Performance Understanding Scrum Roles through System Modelling (CLD) Understanding Root Causes of Command & Control Behavior through System Modelling (CLD) System Thinking in Beer-Manufacturing Industry 🙂 System Thinking In LeSS Note: System Thinking … Read more

OKR: Narrowing The Gap Between “O” and “KR”

Original Post OKRs (Objectives & Key Results) – they could be your best friend or your worst enemy. Albert Einstein once wrote on a blackboard: “Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts. [source]” This usually applies to things that people like to measure. But what does this … Read more

09/07– LESS TALKS: The Six Enablers of Business Agility, with Karim Harbott

Materials used Synopsis: “In over a decade of supporting large-scale agile transformations, one thing has become abundantly clear; focusing on processes, practices and frameworks alone is a recipe for failure. Yet that is exactly where many organisations spend 99% of their energy. While it is important to focus on these ‘ways of working’, there are … Read more

Agile Poetry In Motion

Lyrics written by: Gene Gendel | Musical/voice performance by: Erin Perry LinkedIn feed -1- It is time to get serious about agility: It is best to be viewed as PMO utility. Scrum and Kanban are agile “methodologies”, Agile Manifesto – is purists’ ideology. -2- Agile KPIs, metrics and RAGs, PMs – proudly wearing “Agile Coach” name … Read more


Reviewing Before Class Introduction to LeSS (Large-Scale Scrum) (video) “The Contract Game” (22-44min), by Craig Larman (video) “Team Output Owner (TOO)” – why “Scrum” fails at your organization, by Michael James (video) LeSS Structure Getting Started System Thinking – what is it? What is System Modelling in LeSS class? (video) Debriefing Systems Modeling (video) Lean Thinking – what is it? Proper … Read more