I (Jéan) recently collaborated with Talia, Sketching Scrum Master, to produce a cheat sheet of sorts for my work on storytelling as a strategic enabler. I’ve always found great joy in learning from everyday things. Inspired by the magic of narrative and how concepts from it could be applied to my industry and professional skill … Continue reading Campfire Business Analyst – Guest Jéan Raath
Agile2017 – Orlando, Florida
Sketchnotes and visual summaries from Agile2017 - a collection of agile wisdom from around the world...
Sketchnoter’s Guide to Innovation in Project Management
I had the privilege of being invited to the Project Management South Africa (PMSA) conference last year to sketchnote for leaders in online education, GetSmarter. The theme of the conference was “Harnessing the Power of Innovation” - a pressing topic in the project management industry both in South Africa and abroad. There were exceptional speakers … Continue reading Sketchnoter’s Guide to Innovation in Project Management
Open Community Encounters – How safe do you feel in your skin?
Graphic Recording at Open Community Encounters
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
I have finally finished reading Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull. What an inspiring read! I feel like there is so much in this book, I could do a sketchnote for every chapter (see my previous one on Failure). Maybe if I have time I will...
Failure and creativity
I'm currently listening to Creativity Inc. by Ed Catmull on Audible and absolutely loving it. I am almost finished, but couldn't wait to do a little sketchnote. There was a chapter around Failure which really resonated with me. Why are we so scared of failure? Where did this fear come from? How do we deal with … Continue reading Failure and creativity
Open Space Technology
What is Open Space Technology? "Open Space (Technology) is a simple way to run productive meetings, for five to 2000+ people, and a powerful approach to leadership in any kind of organization, in everyday practice and turbulent change. " - extract from OpenSpaceWorld.ORG We have used Open Space Technology (OST) often within our organisation and … Continue reading Open Space Technology
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