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10/25/2016 by Alex DiPasquale
When I first heard the term servant leadership, I focused on servant, which conjures images of someone passing hors d'oeuvres at a party. As a servant leader myself, how can I be the guy handing out the snacks and also lead a team of software engineers, analysts, and testers?
10/24/2016 by Jeffrey Johnson
What day of the week should a sprint begin? Here are some practical considerations that can help a team making this decision.
10/24/2016 by Brian Jones
In our organization we have been using Scrum in small pockets, mostly for software development, for about three years. I was recently asked to become a product owner for some in-house network-tool development efforts, which led to interesting outcomes.
10/21/2016 by Primitivo Cachero Viejo
Studies of the size of Agile Teams suggest that the optimal number of team members not only makes the work flow more smooth but also increases productivity and reduces costs.
10/21/2016 by SRINIVASAN NAHENDRAN
In this article I compare my understanding of McDonald’s product innovation cycle with the principles and core values of SAFe.
10/20/2016 by Ravi Nandru
Continuous delivery is the best means I have found for getting higher-quality software out to customers, with fewer errors and less need for patchwork.
10/20/2016 by Vrushali Umbarkar
In a transition from Waterfall to Agile, testers' work must be taken into account. There are distinct advantages to transitioning testers along with everyone else, by shifting focus from RTM to an Agile test backlog.
10/19/2016 by Alicia McLain
Psychological safety is an important attribute of high-performing teams. I find that Planning Poker, properly handled, is a great tool for building psychological safety on a team.
10/19/2016 by Michel Cordeiro
There are ways to increase the engagement and effectiveness of remote teams by using both gamification and energizers. In other words, you can have fun as a team. Here's a tool I like to use.
10/18/2016 by Susan Pisano,Nigel DeFreitas,Jack Caine
Here is how our experiment with mob programming -- once we were ready to try it -- helped us tackle impediments, boost performance, and increase our enjoyment in the work.