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Latest Articles

Self-Selection with Distributed Teams

Jan 22, 2020  ·  Sandy Mamoli

Guest post Bevan Williams. Based on Agile Alliance paper. How Travelstart used remote self-selection to create distributed teamsOnly five months after creating cross-functional teams Travelstart, a South African travel booking website, had a change in strategy and needed to rethink their team struct... continue reading

Learning to love feedback

Dec 16, 2019  ·  Gavin Coughlan

Feedback is a funny thing. We crave it, get disgruntled if we don’t get it, and often get upset when we do get it. As someone who requests feedback on a relatively frequent basis, I have been on a journey from being a terrible receiver of feedback, to a much less terrible one. It’s something I am al... continue reading

Saying farewell to a team member

Dec 11, 2019  ·  Paulius Tuzikas

I’ve seen more than 100 people leaving their companies and teams in the last 5 years. Sometimes they go to chase exciting challenges, get promoted or they're just looking for something new. Unfortunately when someone leaves the knowledge that they've created and gained leaves the organisation as we... continue reading

ICAgile Foundations

Explore the big ideas at the heart of Agile

Learn how to manage work efficiently as part of an Agile team and walk away with an ICAgile Professional Certification.

The next course is in Wellington on 20-21 February 2020

Agile Team Facilitator

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Get hands on learning for a wide variety of facilitation and coaching techniques and become a better Agile facilitator. Agile Team Facilitator is the ICAgile’s version of the Scrum Master Certification.

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Kanban Systems Design

Learn the fundamentals of the Kanban Method.

Experience Kanban with a simulation game and hands-on exercises to design a Kanban board.

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Kanban Management Professional

Gain the knowledge necessary for rollout and daily operation of a Kanban system

Learn how to manage and evolve it over time.

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Creating Great Teams

Creating Great Teams

How Self-Selection Lets People Excel

People are happiest and most productive if they can choose what they work on and who they work with. Self-selecting teams give people that choice. Build well-designed and efficient teams to get the most out of your organisation, with step-by-step instructions on how to set up teams quickly and efficiently. You'll create a process that works for you, whether you need to form teams from scratch, improve the design of existing teams, or are on the verge of a big team re-shuffle.