TL; DR: Results of a Test of Using Unhangout to Host Virtual Barcamps
Last week, 30-plus attendees of the 24th Hands-on Agile meetup ran a virtual Barcamp experiment w/ MIT’s Unhangout, an open-source platform for organizing attendee-driven virtual open space events.
Read on and learn whether Unhangout is a suitable solution to remote collaboration challenges.
TL; DR: Results of a Virtual Strategy Session for Scrum Masters Regarding Remote Work
Last week, 30-plus participants in the 23rd Hands-on Agile meetup had a virtual strategy session where they explored Liberating Structures’ Critical Uncertainties microstructure. They identified robust and hedging strategies for Scrum Masters and agile coaches regarding the challenges of remote work and distributed agile teams.
Read on to learn more about wildest dreams, overconfident teams, and Scrum Masters to the rescue.
TL; DR: Exploring Virtual Open Space Technolgy — A Live Virtual Meetup on June 25, 2020
How do we run a virtual open space event or BarCamp with a large number of participants? Principally, we could use break-out rooms for organizing the sessions. The question is, though, how do we ensure that the law-of-two-feet still applies? By making everyone a co-host? Probably not the best idea in some situations.
Let us hence check out an MIT application that claims to provide precisely the solution we are looking for — Unhangout.
Hands-on Agile 2019 Conference
Almost three years into building this community, I believe we might now have achieved the critical mass to organize a great conference — the Hands-on Agile 2019 Conference. Currently, I would target the second quarter of 2019 for the first Hands-on Agile conference. To reduce complexity, I would plan for Berlin as its location although London might be an alternative.
Update 2018-12-11: Join the Agile Camp Berlin 2019: April 26–27, 2019, see below.
TL;DR: Join the ‘Hands-on Agile’ Slack Team
I would like to invite you to join for free Age of Product’s new “Hands-on Agile” Slack team and enjoy the benefits of a fast-growing, 800+ strong community of agile peers from all corners of the world.
Let’s Fix Agile
When I wrote the Agile Failure Patterns In Organizations post in October, I could not anticipate the feedback it would receive: Over 80 comments on the Hacker News thread and almost 15,000 readers on the blog and additional channels like DZone or Business2Community.