Don’t be the first to miss out on LAST Canberra!

The LAST Conference is taking place in Canberra on September 14th, and if you’re in the vicinity then I highly recommend that you attend. Tickets are selling fast but they tell me that at the time of publishing this post, there are still some spaces available. LAST Sydney was great LAST is an acronym for […]

Five tips for passing the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) exam

I recently passed the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) exam and wanted to share some tips to help others with this exam. As with other PMI certifications, you’ll need in-depth knowledge of the subject matter to pass this exam.  You should not underestimate the difficulty of the PMI-ACP exam. If you’ve passed your Certified Scrum […]

LAST Conference 2016 (Sydney) – only 16 places left

A quick heads up that the Sydney LAST Conference is on next Monday (July 25th) and there are only 16 tickets left! LAST stands for Lean, Agile, Systems Thinking, so sessions will fall broadly into one or more of those three categories. Tickets for the full day event are only $99 and you can find more […]

Eliminate wastage from your stand-ups

One of the critical concepts behind Lean is to eliminate wastage. You can apply this wastage elimination to all the processes within your project, including the daily stand-up meetings.

Has Agile Outlived Its Usefulness?

If Agile is indeed an umbrella term, then the umbrella continues to increase in size.  While Scrum, XP and DSDM have been under cover for quite some time, many more additions have recently taken their place in the shade including Kanban, Lean, LeSS, SAFE. Test Driven Development (TDD) and Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) are hot […]

Adventures of Agile Adoption in Australia – Speakers Panel Discussion

End of year get-together featuring an impressive line-up of speakers: • Peter Merel – Agile : The Next Generation • Matt Sharpe – Global Views Towards Scrum Implementation • Rowan Bunning – Agile Risk Management • Shane Williamson – Lean Product Management • John Smart – Behaviour Driven Development & 3 Amigos • TJ Gokcen – Keep Calm and Use Kanban • Dave Bales […]

Reminder: Agile Tour Sydney November 19th

Just a reminder that the annual Agile tour is on again in Sydney on November 19th.  It’s a great opportunity to learn and to mix with fellow Agile-ists.