Jo Hollen

Jo Hollen is an agile coach and product consultant at VersionOne. Jo has more than 30 years of experience in the aerospace industry. Jo believes that servant leadership, along with agile principles and values just make sense and welcomes the opportunity to help organizations optimize their effectiveness.

  • State of Agile: Culture Matters

    State of Agile: Culture Matters

    So you want to adopt agile within your organization or perhaps your transformation is already underway. You are not alone as the number of organizations of all sizes adopting agile continues to...

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  • 10 Benefits of Agile You Definitely Don’t Want to Miss Out On

    10 Benefits of Agile You Definitely Don’t Want to Miss Out On

    Are you sure you’re receiving the most benefits of agile possible? Do you know the top ten benefits of agile? Read this article to learn what nearly 4,000 of your agile peers said were the...

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  • 15 Useful Pacts for Agile Teams:  An Agile Team Creed

    15 Useful Pacts for Agile Teams: An Agile Team Creed

    The Agile Manifesto values “Individuals and Interactions” over “Process and Tools.”  I suspect it was no accident that this was listed first.  Lack of communication, miscommunication, or the...

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  • Transparency in Agile Projects, Not Emperor’s Clothing

    Transparency in Agile Projects, Not Emperor’s Clothing

    Transparency is the Fabric of Agility Apparently insecurity about expressing truth and transparency is not a new problem.  Published back in 1837 by Hans Christian Andersen, “The Emperor’s New...

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  • Make It So… If Only Software Project Management Were That Simple

    Make It So… If Only Software Project Management Were That Simple

    Sounds silly, doesn’t it? Yet many traditional command-and-control organizations think they can work this way. Manager types go behind closed doors and through a series of many meetings come forth...

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  • Retrospectives Might Be a Waste of Time If…

    Retrospectives Might Be a Waste of Time If…

    Retrospective:  looking back on or dealing with past events or situations.   In projects, it is a meeting to discuss what was successful, what could be improved, and how to incorporate successes...

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