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Bart Bouwers

In 2008 Bart came into contact with the agile way of working as a test manager at a bank. He then got to know the power of agile and decided to fully focus on delivering agile services. For him, working in an agile way means to deliver value together and grow continuously. Co-create and win together. He is convinced that only multidisciplinary teams that are communicating well with their customers are able to make the best products. Meanwhile he has proven himself as an agile coach. He has years of experience in coaching teams and the development of team members. He also has experience with coaching in scaled agile organizations where several teams make products together. Currently he focuses on performing agile transformations in which he also coaches executive management (leadership), the business (together delivering value for the customer) and transforming it into a new corporate culture (mindset, culture). His experience of more than 24 years extends from embedded software to administrative software. Domains: consumer electronics, medical systems, banks, pensions, farming, startups. Bart holds an MSc degree in computer science and therefore always has a sharp analytical overview. From this rich experience he gives successful training and guides expert groups to make others better.

Recent Posts

What Makes a Team a Winning Team?

Posted by Bart Bouwers on Dec 3, 2019 4:07:53 PM

For the last twenty-five years, I’ve enjoyed working with teams to improve them.
I've worked with all kinds of teams, from those that barely make progress to those that turn everything they touch into a success. What sets these teams at opposite ends of the spectrum? What makes a team a winning one?

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Topics: Agile Transformations, Digital Strategy

Improving a Team's Collective Intelligence.   Feedback Please!

Posted by Bart Bouwers on Jun 11, 2018 10:52:36 AM

It seems all over nowadays. Teams do it, peers do it, managers do it. Feedback here, feedback there, feedback everywhere. Feedback seems here to stay. Why? Because it makes people stronger. They learn how they behave and how their behavior affects others. This transparency enables individuals to change and start experimenting with more effective behavior. Wouldn't it be great if we could apply a feedback instrument to the whole team? Improving team feedback!

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Topics: Agile Transformations