You may be surprised

“We have just one last question”, the manager leading the interview said.

This was the wrap-up for the hour-long session, in what sounded like a lengthy search for the right agile coach to consult with their team.

“Can you tell us what your vision is?”

That…


While the work is important, the value is even more important

A few years back, sitting at the conference room table with a half-dozen other project managers, we listened to a senior manager visiting from the corporate office, most definitely the HiPPO¹.

He was there to tell us how to improve our projects.

“The problem is you are doing it all…


Watching these two indicators really helped!

In the early days of my project management career, as a traditional project manager, agile practitioners that I worked with would sometimes tell me:

“You just need to adopt an agile mindset!”.

This drove me nuts. What is a mindset? How do I find one? How do I know if…

Andrew Coates

After 20 years of managing software delivery the traditional way, I turned the corner to a new way of thinking — agile! Pumped to help others do the same.

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