Category: Tools

Some tools that I have created for myself and others to use for their own projects and programmes. These are released under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Agile and Lean, Tools

Facilitation feedback tool

Facilitation tool

Feedback is one of the most powerful influences on learning and achievement Helen Timperley and John Hattie Many of us facilitate workshops or agile habits regularly and we know if a workshop has gone well if the outcomes are useful. There are also lots of elements of facilitation that we don’t often get feedback on. …

Communities of practice, Tools

Posters to show how awesome communities of practice are

Community of practice posters

If you regularly read my blog, then you will know that communities of practice are my specialist subject and core to a lot of the work that I do. I help lots of organisations who are building their specialist skills in digital and agile delivery and those communities form an essential foundation for just that. …

Agile and Lean, Public Speaking, Tools

A decent remote show and tell set up

Many organisations work with dispersed teams or stakeholders, so there must be an easy way to do an engaging remote show and tell, surely… right? I couldn’t find one, this post is the result of my research to find my own and a guide for others.

Agile and Lean, Tools

Tips for using Trello effectively

I’ve been using Trello for a few years, both for personal projects and with teams. I love how simple it is to use, which makes it easy to use in the way that works for you. The downside of this is that some teams struggle with knowing where to start, this post is about showing …

Agile and Lean, Tools

A tool for visualising business risk and scheduling

Risk radar chart

I’ve just spent a week in Vienna at David J Anderson’s coaching masterclass, a 5 day look into organisational change and modern management with Kanban. One of the subjects we spent some time looking at was managing risk and using different values to understand how to schedule work. This exercise creates criteria that decision makers can agree to, which …

Agile and Lean, Tools

A Tool for tracking Kanban projects (that you can cut out and keep)

I have been looking around for the right digital tool that will support my physical project wall. I want something that allows me easily to back up information for reference, but more importantly outputs the useful metrics that are important for continuous improvement.