Lots of 'doing Agile', not much 'being Agile'

by Brendon Livingstone on 13/02/2018 10:00

Sprints, user stories, definitions of done, daily stand-ups, backlog grooming, sprint planning, retrospectives, burn-down charts, pair programming, technical spikes, continuous integration, test driven development, specification by example, refactoring…

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'The secret to high performance' recorded webinar with Michael Sahota

by Brendon Livingstone on 12/01/2018 12:30
'The secret to high performance' webinar with Michael Sahota

Yesterday Certified Enterprise Coach Michael Sahota delivered an excellent webinar with the Scrum Alliance - Certified Agile Leadership: The Secret to High Performance. The webinar was recorded and you can view it here:

View webinar - The Secret to High Performance

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Rowan Bunning presents on how culture is shaping your Agile

by Brendon Livingstone on 01/12/2017 09:30

Agile adoption, and the values that underlie Agile, are often at odds with the prevailing culture within organisations. As such, the culture of the organisation where Agile is adopted, shapes the Agile adoption and its success.

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Interview: Michael Sahota on Agile leadership and high performance organisations

by Jasmin Wilkins on 21/11/2017 09:00

Last month I attended the Wellington Certified Agile Leadership (CAL1) course delivered by Toronto-based Certified Enterprise Coach Michael Sahota and hosted by Equinox IT.

It was a two day journey into the leadership difference between 'doing Agile' and 'being Agile', and a discussion about the conditions needed to ‘be Agile’. Michael took us through his high performance playbook, with a focus on the importance of leadership, culture and change in success – and an exploration of why telling teams to "go do Agile" doesn’t result in the high performance teams we need in our organisations.

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Recorded webinar: 'Agile Leadership - Interactive Q&A' with Michael Sahota

by Brendon Livingstone on 17/03/2017 08:30

Many thanks to Michael Sahota who yesterday ran an interactive webinar talking about the 'Certified Agile Leadership' course and answering questions that people had about Agile Leadership and about the course.

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