The book: Agendashift: Outcome-oriented change and continuous transformation

The Agendashift book, published April 2018, available in print and e-book formats. Many of the other resources listed here are described in the book.

Recommended reading

Books and other references extracted from the “behind the scenes” sections of each chapter of the Agendashift book.

15-minute FOTO

Described in chapter 1 of the book, our Clean Language game ‘15-minute FOTO’ is a vital and memorable component of every Agendashift workshop.


Described at the opening of the book, the Celebration-5W exercise is the context-setting exercise used at the start of most Agendashift workshops.

The Agendashift poster

Because, apparently, every framework needs one. See also our About page.

Agendashift assessments

As described in chapter 2, Exploration, our uniquely inclusive, non-prescriptive, framework-agnostic assessment tool. Try the mini (18-prompt) assessment by participating in our global survey or sign up to our free trial and administer your own team surveys for up to 10 participants.

The full and unlimited 43-prompt survey tool is available to members of our partner programme, their clients, and customers of the Agendashift unbenchmarking service.

The Agendashift transformation strategy framework

As referenced in chapter 3, Mapping, our white paper “6+1 Essential strategies for successful Lean-Agile transformation” and video “Servant Leadership un-neutered”

The Agendashift A3 template

As referenced in chapter 4, Elaboration, a Lean Startup and Cynefin-inspired A3 template. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license.

Referenceable elements

Other open sourced Agendashift elements with their own pages for easy reference:

Featureban, our Creative Commons-licensed simulation game

As used by trainers and coaches in Lean, Agile and Kanban-related events the world over, Featureban is a simple, fun, and highly customisable kanban simulation game. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license.

Changeban, our Lean Startup-inspired Featureban derivative

As used in our Advanced workshops, it's Featureban, but with a Lean Startup flavour. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license.


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Agendashift™ is brought to you by Positive Incline Ltd, UK-based specialists in Lean-Agile transformation. Founder Mike Burrows pioneered the values model for the Kanban Method that led to his definitive book, Kanban from the Inside. His new book Agendashift: Outcome-oriented change and continuous transformation was published in April 2018.

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