Everyday Lean

Lean Thinking, Experience and Experiments

in Enterprise Knowledgework and Services

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Colocated Teams, Distributed Organisations

Non-colocated teams can work; it’s just harder, particularly with newly formed teams or inexperienced people.

Recent Recipes

Canonical good practices that consistently work in nearly all large scale knowledgework contexts. 

Better Backlog Prioritization Draft

I’m delighted to announce the launch of Better Backlog Prioritisation – a compilation of methods used to prioritise a backlog.

Recent Patterns

Good practices that are well tried and found repeatedly successful, but have more contextual variability. 

Colocated Teams, Distributed Organisations

Non-colocated teams can work; it’s just harder, particularly with newly formed teams or inexperienced people.

Recent Experiments

Ways of working that should work, but context may render them ineffective. Some have been tried, some are suggestions based on thinking only.

Scaling Self Selection

Team self-selection is a growing ‘opt-in’ approach to building successful Lean/Agile teams, with resulting reports of increased effectiveness.

Are there lessons we can learn from this in our wider Organisational Transformation approaches?

Recent Writing