The Viking Agilist

Freedom Beyond Frameworks

Break out of the motions of any given framework and realize value in a sustainable and meaningful way. Learn, share, comment, grow.

David Bjarnson — The Viking Agilist

My Mission

I am here to make your life better by helping you break the mold of your framework and find your own way to a value-rich environment. The help contained in this site is meant to transcend what you do at work; it is meant to help you be an agilist. Someone that is empowered to adapt to change, collaborate with courage, and to improve one's surroundings.

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Take the next step in your life as you work towards being more agile. Improving can’t start until you know what weaknesses you have. I have a variety of services meant to help you improve your mindset and be able to tackle problems more successfully.

Work Space Assessment

Your works space needs to be optimized to harbor the cultural changes you are trying to implement. Contact me and I can give you a full assessment and design a new space for you.

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Agile Coaching

Maybe you have started an agile transformation, or just considering it. If you would like an objective review of your company and guidance on how to be more agile, let me help!

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Charting Training

Upgrade your charting skills to better capture the crucial processes that drive your business. I’ll show you various chart forms necessary to design technical solutions and enhance your development efforts.

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Learn more about different technical skills that will help you think through complex problems. I offer several e-courses to help you level up your skills and be more effective.

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Take my agile-self assessment and find out how you rank on eight crucial soft skills towards an agile-minded professional.

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Attend a workshop in your area! There are several workshops throughout the year. If you don’t have one near you, take an online workshop, or schedule one for your team.

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Latest Articles & News

August 12, 2022

The Dogma of Scrum and What to do About It

A simple google search will tell you that most of the companies focused on software development exercise scrum as their agile framework of choice. But, at this point, scrum is…
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July 26, 2022

The Law of Inaction

Software development can be fast-paced. Backlogs can seem to be endless, and the need to ship something is ever-present. However, there is more to being agile than just constantly being…
August 9, 2020

Lead and Cycle Times – Why They Matter

The purpose of this post is to go through why Lead and Cycle times matters to an agile team. These two metrics are probably the most important in my opinion…

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