Great start to the year with the first SUGSA Meetup! Very interesting workshop by Joanne Perold on: Deliberate discovery and unconscious assumptions: Unlocking intentional learning. If you want to see what we covered, here's the sketchnote:
Regional Scrum Gathering South Africa 2016
Sketchnotes from the Regional Scrum Gathering in South Africa, Cape Town
Africa DevOps Day 2016
Last Thursday I attended a DevOps conference - Africa DevOps Day 2016 - which was hosted by FNB. The day was themed around "DevOps Skills for the Future - The Next Generation". It was a great demonstration of collaboration and knowledge sharing across the Banking Industry and other industries to pioneer DevOps practices in South Africa. You … Continue reading Africa DevOps Day 2016
BA Summit Southern Africa – 2016
I had the privilege of being invited to attend the BA Summit Southern Africa this year as the official Sketchnoter for the conference. The BA Summit is organised annually by the South African chapter of the IIBA, the IIBASA. I must admit, I was extremely impressed by the high standard of the organisation of the event and … Continue reading BA Summit Southern Africa – 2016
Agile Africa 2016 – A sketchnote goldmine!
I attended the Agile Africa Conference with my company, IQ Business, on Monday and Tuesday this week. It's always great to meet others in the field and listen to some amazing thinking from South Africa, Africa and abroad. As you may have guessed, I spent every talk sketching live (my fingers are a bit sore) and it … Continue reading Agile Africa 2016 – A sketchnote goldmine!
7 Principles of Radical Management
I've recently finished listening to The Leader's Guide to Radical Management by Stephen Denning on Audible. I found it extremely interesting and inspiring. It incorporated ideas from Agile, Scrum, New Product Development, Lean Manufacturing, to name a few and was synthesized into a compelling argument for a revolution in the way that we currently approach management. I would really … Continue reading 7 Principles of Radical Management
Planning a Retrospective
I really do think visually. Here's proof. I had a retrospective with my team this week and this is how I planned it: Before the session I just used this plan to sketch out the techniques on some flip chart paper or the whiteboard. I kept this open as a reference. I used the 5 stage … Continue reading Planning a Retrospective
Poster Series: Lean Coffee
I was asked to create some posters a few months ago for an awareness event at one of the large organisations in South Africa. One of these posters was to explain the Lean Coffee (or Agile Coffee) process. It's a really great way to run meetings and keep people involved. We now use this format quite often within our … Continue reading Poster Series: Lean Coffee