24 Work Hacks – Das Buch

[English summary: We wrote a book at work (in German) and it turned out amazing!!! It’s a cross between coffee table and business book. Watch out for “24 Work Hacks“! If you’d be interested in an English version, tell me so that I can make a case for translating it 🙂 ] Endlich, endlich, darf …

Product Owner in der agilen Transition – Podcast

[English summary: Popular podcaster Toby Baier and me talk about the Product Owner during the initial transition / adoption / ignition / <find a better word> to Scrum in his podcast series “Agiles Produktmanagement”.] Die POs unter euch kennen wahrscheinlich schon Toby Baiers Podcast “Agiles Produktmanagement”. In Folge 14 unterhält sich Toby mit mir über den “Product Owner …

“What was your favourite session?”

In 2013 I wrote this piece on “Ready-made Conversation Starters – for Conferences“. It’s a suggested solution for my reluctance to initiate first contact at a conference lunch table. I mean, I’m there to get to know people and yet I don’t manage to casually start a conversation. In August I’ve been to the US …

Agile & Scrum – Wall-Skills Compilations

For a long time I’ve wanted to group the helpful 1-pagers on Wall-Skills.com into books (well, PDFs), so that it’s easy to study or display all those for a certain topic. The topic currently dearest to my heart is a collection for Product Owners that are just starting out. That one’s still in the making …

Thank God it’s Open Friday – Agile 2015

[This post is one of many sparked by Agile 2015.] Oh wow, back from Agile 2015. My first Agile. What a ride, so full of impressions and met so many interesting people! I feel about a gazillion blog posts coming on 🙂 But for starters, here’s the paper for my talk “Thank God it’s Open …