Ma récente expérience au sein d’un group BI (Business Intelligence) m’a confronté à une problématique intéressante. Comment arriver à arrimer l’agilité au sein d’un groupe dont la donnée est l’incrément de logiciel? Mon approche dans cet écosystème consiste à discuter de valeur. La va
Lors d’un récent mandat dans une grande institution bancaire au Canada, on m’a confié le mandat de guider des équipes vers l’Agilité. Cette opportunité était une belle occasion de démontrer une fois de plus la puissance de l’Agilité dans un contexte imparfait. Pourquoi imparfait? Ces
This year I turned forty and moved forward in achieving a project I was dreaming about since my teenage years – compete in a triathlon. I know it sounds crazy, but I enjoy pushing myself out of my comfort zone, and learn along the way. I’d love to share with you some story details abo
Recently, I attended a workshop to practice my Agile Coaching Skills. The course, given with passion, had the objective of making our group of Agile Coaches better “Servant Leaders”. When I reflect back, I realize that the concept of Leaders and Leadership is something we need to give
In my previous post on Agile Creative Destruction, I introduced the concept of creativity. I mentioned that there is a need to adjust our mindset so as to break the culture lock-in we are often prisoners of. A few days ago, I was at the theatre with my wife and daughters watching the
Creativity is a difficult concept to define and master. Are you enjoying a creative activity that challenges you? I personally like building and playing with new Lego models with my girls on a regular basis. Our last one was a Back to the Future DeLorean and it was really challenging!
The other day I was watching the classic movie Forest Gump with my 12 year old daughter. It was a first for her and we had fun watching it together. I particularly enjoyed the famous lines from the movie like when Forest says: “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know wh
In 2015, I successfully accompanied a great number of teams towards agility. I remember one particular moment, before I started coaching and evangelizing on Agile virtues, when a colleague came to me and said “Martin, this point stuff is crap and it’s a waste of time…”. Just to emphas