As the world experienced a one-in-a-lifetime pandemic, we all tried to find ways to adapt and to operate as good as possible. During this process, we had to learn how to work from home efficiently ; some of us used their newly found free time to learn new skills …

On the 18th of November 2020, a new revision of the Scrum Guide was released and this time, the changes were massive compared to previous adaptations.

Scrum is not the solution; it only helps to solve your problems.

The new Scrum Guide 2020 includes the streamlining and modernisation of some concepts and sections as well as the elimination of convoluted terms and…

I’ve tried to implement the OKR framework on three different occasions, and just finally got it right. Looking back at my other attempts, it is crystal clear what we got wrong before and correct this time.

The pillars of OKR (and Scrum)

OKRs are a simple way to create strategic alignment inside an organization. Simply defined…

I was invited to talk on a Podcast of the VDMA association about Agile. It’s in German, but I wrote down an extended transcript. Please note that the podcast is directed towards people of the mechanical industry that may not have any prior knowledge of Agile.

https://www.vdma.org/en/der-vdma

1. What is Agile?

Agility is the goal…

Last week, I gave a webinar for the IESE Business School, where I explored what Agile is and how it impacts the way Business and Organizations are run and structures. You can find the link to the video here bellow.

Too long; didn’t watch:

Each organization has a purpose and a strategy to…

The Moving Motivators are a Management 3.0 practice that helps people to express their intrinsic motivations. It is an amazing tool to get to know people that can be used in a lot of different setups. …

In my previous companies, I used to be invited to team meetings being one hundred percent confident that I will get bored at some point. Everyone I know already experienced or is still experiencing this, and that brings a question: Can’t we do better?

What is usually happening is that…

I’ll start to say that this question is one of the most fundamental one when approaching Agile and every organization typically has its own interpretation on it. But here’s mine:

The Stacey Complexity Matrix

The most frequent answer to “When should we use Waterfall or be Agile?” …

DISCLAIMER: Don’t mixed happiness and good mood. I am happy that my car can get quickly fixed after a crash, but that doesn’t really highlight my day

When was the last time you woke up, excited to go to work?

How many people in your team woke up this morning…

Weeks after weeks, trainings after trainings, I have been asked the same question by my students: “Now, what?”

It is clear that a one- or two-days training in not enough to go in the depth of what every role, ritual, artefact and principles are. Based on that, I have tried…

Baptiste Grand

I’m an Agile Coach that wants to inspire you to seek happiness in your work and your life, by changing the way we do stuff.

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