by Lucas Souza, Enterprise Agile and Innovation Coach at why innovation!
It is now a must for any product teams to strive to continuously deliver value to users. As an Agile coach, I often get asked by new Product Owners - ‘but everyone else is doing the same, so how can we do more?’ In this article, I want to share some of my thoughts on how to increase value delivered by a product, all by focusing on optimising the user experience.
by Daryl Chan, Managing Consultant and Hong Kong Lead of why innovation!
When it comes to training, it can be difficult to get people’s attention about something they already think is common knowledge - which is often the case with Agile and innovation. Id like to share my thoughts on one particular aspect, that is if we want to provide authentic, meaningful learning outcomes, it is the responsibility of all trainers in the Agile and innovation space to create more unique experiences.
No matter where you stand on the spectrum of how people learn: digital/offline, pedagogy/andragogy, Bloom or Gagne - a few things remain constant in maximising the impact of training: experiential learning and contextual delivery.
We held a lot of training classes in 2018, and three things (out of many) that we found worked rather well:
Agile Beer Singapore is an open community and also a part of the Agile Beer Global. The community originally started in Rio de Janeiro in Oct 2016. Created by Cristiane ‘Coca’ Pitzer, the idea of Agile Beer is building a community to connect Agile professionals, organize Agile meetups in cities around the world, and spread Agile principles and practices.
We are very excited to roll out the very first Agile Beer meetup in Singapore last week. Thanks to why innovation! to host ours 1st event and Lucas Souza, Agile Coach of why innovation!, to open the new Agile Beer Community in the Red Dot City!
by Sneha Sridhar, Senior Consultant of why innovation!
Cybersecurity gained utmost focus in 2018 with incidents across almost all industry segments - healthcare, aviation and not least, social media. As we roll up our sleeves to create more secure environments in 2019, here are few insights on aligning with cybersecurity frameworks in #Agile initiatives.
I'll soon be headed back home to Melbourne, Australia to the attend Scrum Australia conference - the biggest one yet in its five years of existence.
Agile and Scrum training courses available in Hong Kong and Singapore
Are you getting the most from your Agile and UX approaches?
If you've ever been in a team building a product - especially if it involves some digital aspect - you surely have come across the age old topic of balancing the tension between design and development, which often materialises itself today as a convergence or conflict between Agile and UX.
There is much material out there on how to combine Agile and UX, but often these guides aren’t very deep and don’t illuminate why that particular combination is better than others. Thus it's often easy to choose an approach which can lead to poor outcomes - even if the intentions were good.
Here's some points to consider to choose a combined Agile and UX approach to avoid that scenario in your product team.
Observation and take-way from Global Scrum Gathering Singapore 2017
Global Scrum Gathering Singapore 2017 is closed. 3 days have gone by and fast. Many sessions, countless of conversation and small talk. Here is my 3 key take-aways from the largest Scrum Conference in Singapore.