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
Sketchnotes and visual summaries from Agile2017 - a collection of agile wisdom from around the world...
For all of those who attended our session at Agile2017, thank you so much! You can view and download the booklet here: Sketching Outside the Box - Booklet 2017
Africa DevOps Day is a great example of collaboration and knowledge-sharing across companies, and in true DevOps style aims to break down silos. It has been organised every year as a collaborative effort across some of the largest financials institutions in South Africa as a platform to share experiences and learning. The theme this year … Continue reading Africa DevOps Day 2017
I've been quite bad with my Audible this year. My aim to get through a book a month isn't going too well... until I stumbled across this book (The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*CK) and listened to it in under two weeks! I was a bit sceptical at first, I thought this might … Continue reading The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*
Graphic Recording at Open Community Encounters
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
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...
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
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