sprintzero becomes ICAgile member organisation

Dutch based Agile training and coaching agency sprintzero joins the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile) and will be the first member organisation in the Netherlands to provide ICAgile certified Agile coaching training. Jasper Verdooren, founder of...

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Taking team collaboration to the Extreme

Teams & CollaborationDuring my many years as an Agile and DevOps Coach I have worked with a large variety of teams. Whether these are local and co-located teams or distributed teams across multiple countries, timezones and continents and everything...

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My Coaching Stance as an Agile Coach

As part of graduating from the AgileCoachingInstitute's Agile Coaching Competence Cohort as an ACI Certified Teams Transformation Coach™ (CTTC), I had to create a presentation about my stance as an Agile Coach. I decide to create small video as my graudation...

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What are story points? | Video

"What are story points?" As an Agile coach, I run into a lot of teams that have trouble with the concept of story points. So I decided to take story points as the topic for my second video (see the first one here). Have a look and let me know what you think!...

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Lean Startup Summit: a quick review

Lean Startup The Lean Startup movement has had my interest since Eric Ries launched "The Lean Startup'. Not only because it seems like a great way to build new products, but also because it provided some of the 'missing pieces' to the Scrum framework. Before Lean...

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When to do your Refinement meeting… according to science!

When working with Scrum teams, getting your Refinement process right is key. I just finished reading ‘When’ by Daniel Pink (the author of Drive etc). It’s a great book and I can recommend it to anyone interested in improving your personal effectiveness or in human...

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What is refinement?

I am always trying to improve my course material and the way I explain things. I wanted to create a short explainer video on refinement for a while already. Recently I finally got around to doing it. 🙂 Apart from using as training material, I wanted to share it...

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Idea for your next Retrospective: Just leave it to chance

I consider Retrospectives a key part of Scrum. Without it, the team would not be able to inspect and adapt it’s proces and work environment. As a consequence, I think putting (a lot of) effort into the preparation of your Retrospective is always worth it. I am always...

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