The Agile Coaching Manifesto - The Agile Manifesto re-written for Agile consultants

July 4, 2018 — Posted by Al Shalloway
We have come to value:
  • Individuals and interactions over powerpoint presentations
  • Actual increased ability over understanding frameworks
  • Helping students over following a set curriculum
  • Adjusting to needs of the student over preparing for certification
  • Our highest priority is to increase the ability of the student through early &continuous learning
  • Welcome changing needs of students, even late in the course. Agile courses harness change for the learners' advantage
  • Deliver small, absorbable increments so the students actually learn
  • Teach individuals on their own projects and in their own environment. If they stagnate, trust that they are doing their best & see how to help them.
  • The ability to create software of value is the primary measure of progress.
  • Agile teachings promote sustainable learning. 
  • Continuous attention to Agile skills enhances agility
  • Simplicity--the art of maximizing the amount not required to teach--is essential.
  • The best learning paths are those that allow for ability to emerge by attending to skills that enhance future learnings.
  • At regular intervals, the consultant reflects on how his students are doing and adjusts the curriculum as needed.
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About the author | Al Shalloway

Al Shalloway is the founder and CEO of Net Objectives. With 45 years of experience, Al is an industry thought leader in Lean, Kanban, product portfolio management, Scrum and agile design. He helps companies transition to Lean and Agile methods enterprise-wide as well teaches courses in these areas.



        

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