All posts by: Dhaval Panchal

No organization backbone : Episode 4

Agile transformation is not the same as proving agile works in a small, greenfield environment. Many agile practitioners feel abandoned because their organization does not have the backbone to support,......

The Self-Managing Team Canvas

In our team coaching efforts we have used the Team Self-Managing Canvas to grow teaminess. Teaminess is not a dictionary word, yet 😉 Teaminess refers to a feeling of being......

Agile leadership skills

Agile leaders maintain an environment of trust and support that is necessary for healthy team dynamics. Especially with all of us working remotely it is more important than ever to......

Annual planning and budgeting process : Episode 3

Succeeding with Agile beyond initial pilots is often challenging because of the Annual planning and budgeting processes. This is because going beyond the initial few Agile teams means that the......

Everybody wants to be Product Owner : episode 2

In this episode we are reviewing an all too common situation where there are many people who dictate work to the development team, but they are not willing to collaborate......

Agile within waterfall : episode 1

Agile may have entered your organization’s vocabulary, but have the mindsets evolved. It is all too common to hear Agile this or Agile that. A prefix alone will not solve......

Our summer of Covid

I don’t want to be the millionth person to tell you that times are “unprecedented” — but, just like every single professional reading this, I’ve been busy navigating what my......

Eight Proven Strategies for Better Team Collaboration

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it had taken place.  Too many meetings are ending \with unclear priorities, poorly delegated dependencies, and a lower confidence in......

Visual guide to the scrum framework

Visual guide to the Scrum framework is a great resource to get your entire development team on the same page and speaking the same language, as it breaks down the high-level terms, artifacts, and events in an easy-to-understand format....

Learning together as a team

A Systems modeling technique to visualize and act on deeply entrenched systemic issues....