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7/23/2015 by Andy Deighton
Do we suffer from an overreliance on tools -- one that distracts us from an important concept in the Agile Manifesto?
7/22/2015 by Damien Corbishley
After adopting Scrum, we made massive improvements in our organization -- but the interface with our outsourcing partner was becoming fragile. Here's how we helped bridge the gap.
7/22/2015 by Venkata Gayatri Krishnamurty Pammi
In studying value, I reached out to teams and got collective feedback that stated, "Either we fail to understand end-user experience, or we do not give much weight to it." Here are some thoughts about better supporting user experience.
7/21/2015 by Alhad Akole
In 2007, when I was introduced to the concept of eXtreme Programming (XP), our team was ultimately able to achieve zero-defect deliveries. When I think about what enabled us to achieve this, I can offer the following thoughts.
7/21/2015 by Gautam Ramamurthy
When considering ways to coach my teams to focus on continuous improvement, I came across a process called Appreciative Inquiry (AI), which focuses on possibilities, not problems. I've used it to help teams focus and perform at a higher level.
7/20/2015 by Thomas Feger
Have you ever wondered why some Scrum teams perform well and others don't, even though they're all cross-functional teams with motivated, T-shaped people?
7/20/2015 by Catherine Pratt
Stop trying to document every single risk, issue, assumption, dependency, and task milestone that could ever impact a project, and start actively managing the main, most important risks across teams.
7/17/2015 by Akash Prasad
Are your Scrum teams worried that they've achieved less (in story points) in the current sprint? Are you worried about velocity going down?
7/17/2015 by Yajnaseni Mondal
Putting together a good Scrum team is not easy. Sometimes people aren't able to perform optimally as team members, and there are a variety of possible causes. Here are some of the most common that I have run across.
7/16/2015 by Venkatesh Kalakkad
Agile facilitates perfection through adaptation, and adaptation is enabled through feedback. Retrospective feedback becomes, in fact, proactive.