Scrum in the Classroom | Time for Change (part 1)

We live nowadays in a fast changing world. As a consequence, attained knowledge outdates fast. It is therefore eminent that our education system should adapt. Next to the traditional subjects, schools should pay more attention in developing a future-based mindset with related skills such as collaboration, creativity and adaptability. Scrum will take a leading role in this change. 

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10 Year Anniversary

Exactly 10 years ago today, I incorporated INCREMENTOR in the state of New York.

What started as a 1-man show, coaching and training my clients in agile processes, would soon develop into a larger group of talented people that allowed us to work with larger clients and help them with their agile transformations. 

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Postal Service turns into Car Maker

Imagine the United States postal service becomes a car manufacturer.  You might think that sounds a like an outrageous idea, but exactly that is what happened in Germany. Back in 2012, the german Postal Service wanted to change their existing fleet to electric delivery vans and couldn't find any existing products on the market. Existing car manufacturers, and there are several of them in Germany, weren't at all interested in it at the time., 

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Agile Amsterdam Leadership Conference

The first Agile Leadership Conference in Amsterdam was a huge success and total sell-out. Based on the very positive feedback from attendees and speakers, we are soon releasing more information about follow-up events. Enjoy the impressions below from the inaugural event held in the Tobacco Theatre.

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Agile.FM Podcast Re-Release

Joe Krebs is the host of the Agile.FM podcast that aired over 130 episodes over the past years. The podcast has now successfully relocated to a new server and we are excited to announce that the latest 30 episodes are now live again. Just in-time for your summer break!

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"Touchy" User Stories

I saw a commercial just a few days ago that included a service from TouchNote, a company specialized in printing and stamping postcards for customers using their mobile device.

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Last Day of School

A few more days and all the kids in America are officially on summer break. Just last week, I was reminded how visual a learning environment is, especially on an elementary school level. Kids were engaged, participated and smiled and there was no escape from learning wherever you looked in the room.

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Agile Leadership Conference in Miami 11/2/17

Joe Krebs will be serving as the conference chair and emcee of the 1-day Agile Leadership conference in Miami on November 2nd 2017. We are inviting executives that are interested increasing their agile leadership skills, including self-management, servant leadership and holacracy. 

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Scrum Popularity

During conferences and teaching engagements we often get the question about the popularity of Scrum in the IT industry, in particular in terms of market share compared to waterfall projects.

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