Category Archives: Resource

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Giraffe and Jackal – Non-Violent Communication

Today my Twitter timeline contained a transformative gem, something that will help me reserve judgement and connect better to others: A 3-hour video of a workshop on Non-Violent-Communication. Normally the 3 hours would have put me off. As would the … Continue reading

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How to keep up to date with Agile & Lean

Two weeks ago, this page about UX Design showed up in my Twitter stream. It’s a collection of Twitter accounts, blogs, conferences, etc. that people (newly) interested in UX Design might check out to keep themselves up to date. That … Continue reading

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Find someone to TeamUp

At my workplace we’ve recently started following Scrum and Kanban. I head the product management team with 2 newly minted product owners. They used to be a product manager and sales engineer respectively. One has limited experience with Scrum, the … Continue reading

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3 Feedback Models

Feedback is important. Only by knowing how our actions affect others do we know what works and what doesn’t. Feedback becomes more effective, when it is frequent, timely and specific. Frequent Giving feedback only at quarterly or yearly reviews wastes … Continue reading

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Agile Stammtische in Düsseldorf und Umgebung

[English Summary: A list of meetups on Agile or Lean topics in Düsseldorf – where I live – and its surrounding cities.] Heute habe ich zum zweiten Mal eine Liste aller agil angehauchten Stammtische in meiner Umgebung zusammengestellt. Sobald ich … Continue reading

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Die Rolle des Product Owners – Kurz und bündig

[English Summary: I’ve translated Henrik Kniberg’s excellent “Product Owner in a Nutshell” into German. Next post will be in English again, pinkie promise!] Kennt ihr schon Henrik Knibergs exzellentes Video zur Rolle des Product Owners? Falls nicht, lege ich es … Continue reading

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Kanban in 5 Steps – Visualization

Just like the last post with a map of Agile & Lean this one contains material for my upcoming talk at the FrOSCon in St. Augustin, near Bonn – August 25th and 26th, 2012. This one is about the 5 … Continue reading

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