Self-organization is one of the big buzzwords lately. People are having passionate discussion about wether or not self-organization should be implemented in their company. Some like the idea of increasing teams’ autonomy whilst others are convinced that self-organization is harmful and teams have to be managed in a more traditional way. But one thing is […]
Based on my experience I will point out the importance of organizational structures and personal relationships in change processes and build up a hypothesis on how values help to overcome resistance and get yourself into the change process.
Being an Agile Coach comes with a challenge. There are many topics one could start working on immediately. It would feel good being busy that way, but most interventions would not result in meaningful effects. Read on if you want to know what helped me to stay focussed and effective.
Our main principle – base of our self-understanding as agile coaches at idealo. It is very high level – but it helps me a lot not getting lost.
It seems like there are never enough agile coaches to fulfill all the demands at idealo. Some people therefore started discussion about the “right” allocation of “human resources”, i.e. agile coaches, within the organization. Unexpectedly this triggered a meaningful organizational change. Amazing.
I started my work as a Scrum Master at idealo in 2014. Nowadays I call myself Agile Coach. It is not only the name of the role that changed. I got a completely different job by now. But which one? Recently I stopped facilitating most team ceremonies as well as training agility in teams – […]