Breaking Through Resistance: Change Management Frameworks for Agile Teams

Change can be a challenging process, especially when it comes to agile development adoption. Resistance to change can prevent organizations from realizing the benefits of agile development, such as increased productivity, improved quality, and greater flexibility. Change management frameworks provide a structured approach to managing change and can help organizations to identify and address resistance to change. By using a change management framework, organizations can create a culture of openness and transparency, involve team members in the change process, and ensure that change is managed effectively and efficiently. In this post, we'll explore the role of change management frameworks in overcoming resistance to change and provide examples of successful change management frameworks used in agile development adoption efforts.

By |2023-05-05T10:11:36-07:00May 31st, 2023|Categories: Best Practices|Tags: |

Breaking Through Resistance: A Guide to Effective Communication Strategies in Agile Development

Effective communication is the cornerstone of success in agile development. Without effective communication, team members may not understand their roles and responsibilities, misunderstandings may arise, and conflicts may escalate. In this post, we've explored the importance of effective communication in agile development and provided practical strategies for improving communication within your team. By establishing clear communication channels, using visual aids, practicing active listening, fostering open communication, providing context, and tailoring communication to different audiences, you can ensure that your team members are working together effectively towards a common goal. Implementing these strategies can help to ensure that your agile development process is successful and that your team members are productive and motivated.

By |2023-05-05T09:59:47-07:00May 24th, 2023|Categories: Best Practices|Tags: |

Breaking Through Resistance: How to Understand and Overcome Resistance to Change

Are you facing resistance to change within your organization? Do you find it difficult to convince your team to embrace new practices or processes, particularly in the context of agile development? Resistance to change is a common challenge that many organizations face when trying to adopt new methodologies like agile development. In this post, we'll explore the various forms of resistance to change and how to overcome them, so you can successfully implement agile development practices in your organization.

By |2023-05-05T09:50:40-07:00May 17th, 2023|Categories: Best Practices|Tags: |

Building Better Teams: How Effective Communication Can Improve Your Agility

Effective communication is a cornerstone of any successful team but is especially critical in a Scrum team. By improving communication and collaboration among team members, you can achieve better outcomes and build a more cohesive and productive team. This post will discuss the importance of effective communication in Scrum methodology and share tips and best practices to help you build better teams.

By |2023-05-05T09:10:14-07:00May 10th, 2023|Categories: Best Practices|

Revolutionize Your Agile Process with Sierra Agility

Sierra Agility is a powerful tool for teams looking to become more agile and efficient. By catching common errors in process and action and advising teams on correcting them, Sierra Agility ensures that your team is operating at its full potential. With features like team size recommendations, defined Scrum Masters and Product Owners, and sprint and product goal tracking, Sierra Agility takes the guesswork out of agile project management. Learn more about how Sierra Agility can help your team achieve its goals and become more successful by visiting

By |2023-05-05T08:34:29-07:00May 5th, 2023|Categories: Best Practices|

Get Yourself a Coach!

Think about the times when you've felt completely lost at work. Maybe you're in a new role and don't know where to start. Maybe you're stuck on a project and can't seem to find a way out. Or maybe you're just feeling burnt out and need some motivation. In these moments, having a regular coach can make all the difference.

By |2023-02-03T07:08:07-08:00February 22nd, 2023|Categories: Best Practices, Coaching, Leadership|

How Regular Coaching Makes All the Difference

Artisan Agility's new service, "Ask Artisan Anything," is a game-changer for anyone who wants to improve their coaching skills. In two free one-hour sessions every month, you can get personalized help from an expert coach on anything from how to run your first Scrum event to dealing with difficult team dynamics. With regular coaching,

By |2023-02-02T17:05:00-08:00February 15th, 2023|Categories: Best Practices, Coaching|

Sprint Goals – How a Small Thing Makes a BIG Difference

Are you looking for ways to motivate your team and keep them on track? In this webinar recording, learn how setting sprint goals can help your team stay organized and focused on a project. Sprint goals are short-term objectives that teams set so they can achieve longer-term project goals. In this webinar recording we cover topics like strategies for choosing the right sprint goals and how to measure progress and stay on track. This recording will offer practical advice that you can apply directly to your own workplace.

By |2023-02-08T11:55:26-08:00February 8th, 2023|Categories: Best Practices, Scrum Workflow, Sprint Goals, Videos, Webinars|Tags: , , |

Are You Settling for Good Enough Agility?

In today's business world, the most successful organizations are those that have embraced agility. But what does it mean to be agile? And how can you ensure that your organization is truly agile? One of the key factors is coaching. The best agile organizations understand that coaching is essential to help their teams reach

By |2023-02-02T14:33:30-08:00February 4th, 2023|Categories: Best Practices, Coaching, Leadership|