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Mike Cohn

Participating in agile projects since 1995, Mike Cohn is an agile trainer, consultant and author of Succeeding with Agile, Agile Estimating and Planning and User Stories Applied.

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How Many Hours Is a Story Point Worth?

One of the concepts new Scrum teams struggle with is how to relate story points and hours. People want an easy answer, such as “one story point = 8.3 hours.” The truth is, though,...

Steve Denning

Steve Denning works with international organizations on leadership, innovation, business narrative, and radical management.

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The Radical Management Book Club Part 4: Dynamic Linking

The Radical Management Book Club Part 4: Dynamic LinkingI’ve been participating in a multi-week series of online discussions, hosted by IBM, entitled the Radical Management Book Club. These were my ope...

Michele Sliger

A self-described “bridge builder,” Michele has spent the last 15 years helping those in traditional software development environments cross the bridge to agility.

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Lean Agile: The Ethical Choice

Why adopting lean and agile approaches is the ethical choice for software development and delivery.