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March 11, 2015

New release Pick A Deck – the most impressive to date!

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So here are some Pick A Deck news again! We are releasing yet another version of Pick A Deck. Yay!   Thanks lean startup! I hope in the future I’ll take the time for a proper return on experience post series talking about what is happening with our team here at Aix en Provence, France. […]

Announcements,Company Transition Deck,Decks,Experiment,Large Organisations

June 18, 2012

I have some skin in the game now :)

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A month and a bit ago, I launched a website: www.pickadeck.com. This is a web app that allows anyone with a culture change in mind to describe it in the format of a deck of cards. Sounds familiar? Yep, I have been experimenting with that concept for a few years now, and that works pretty […]


May 17, 2011

Moving back to France soon!!

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We have made the decision to come and live back in France. Various reasons for this, one being that we are moving to the South of France, where sun and bbqs will be aplenty:) the other main reason is that our two daughters will have an education “a la French”, which both my wife and […]

Announcements,Company Transition Deck,Decks,Large Organisations

November 3, 2010

SCRUM TRANSITION deck of cards is available for download

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Although the deck has been available for some time on leanpizza, I never actually announced it. So here goes: Scrum cards for printing This deck can be used for teams and project teams that wish to: * assess themselves as to how well they are implementing Scrum * as well as planning their next transition […]

Announcements,Company Transition Deck,Decks,Large Organisations

November 2, 2010

Le jeu de cartes de TRANSITION vers SCRUM est maintenant disponible en français

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Pour tous les francophones qui souhaitent utiliser le jeu de cartes de transition vers Scrum, en voici donc la traduction dans un pack prêt à imprimer. Jeu de cartes TRANSITION SCRUM Le jeu peut également être téléchargé depuis les pages “Download Recipes” et “Card Decks for Agile Transitions“. Merci de vos retours et bonne transition!


September 23, 2010

An Agile Introduction Session, in house and for FREE!

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One cannot clearly understand what Agile is if one hasn’t experienced it first hand: I want to give companies and their teams the opportunity to try Agile without having to take the risk of actually investing their precious time and money for that. “So, I am offering to come to your company and run one […]


September 20, 2010

I am now a “Leading Bold Change” Licensed Facilitator!

I recently I enrolled to become a Facilitator for the “Leading Bold Change” workshop presented by ISB Worldwide. This workshop allows teams and leaders to explore their particular area of change in an original, fun and extremely powerful way. The workshop itself is based on the book “Our Iceberg is Melting” by Kotter and Holger […]


July 16, 2010

Guide for the “Scrum Transition Deck” is now available!

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I have finished working on the V1 for the Quick Guide Transition to Scrum – English. It can be downloaded on the “Download Recipes” page. As always, more info on the different decks and how to use them can also be found on the “Card Decks for Agile Transitions” page. Next, the French Translation, and […]


July 7, 2010

Jeu de Cartes (en Français!) d’aide au Changement dans les Organisations

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Je viens de mettre en ligne le jeu de cartes du “Modèle de Changement d’Organisations“: Ce jeu et son guide utilisateur peuvent être téléchargés sur la page: “Download Recipes” et plus d’info est disponible sur la page: “Card Decks for Agile Transitions”. Tout feedback est le bienvenu!


June 30, 2010

Guide en français pour le jeu de cartes du Modèle de Changement d’Organisations

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Lors de mon dernier billet, j’ai annoncé la mise en ligne d’un guide pratique accompagnant le jeu de cartes du Modèle de Changement d’Organisation, basé sur l’approche de John Kotter. Ce guide était en anglais, voici à présent la version française. Le guide peut être téléchargé depuis la page “Download Recepies” ainsi que les deux […]