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10/28/2016 by Vijay Kulkarni
In the Agile world, the coach has a great role for helping teams know themselves better. The essential ingredients for coaching in many situations are empathy and openness.
10/28/2016 by Jim Starrett
Turning innovative ideas and technologies into products and solutions that bring continuous business value to customers in different vertical markets in an ever-changing environment is not an easy task. Here's how Bottomline supported this goal through our most recent Agile transformation.
10/27/2016 by Susan Santiglia-Marricone
A healthy product backlog is the backbone of most successful Agile projects. Here's how we customized an existing work flow tool so that we could assess story readiness.
10/27/2016 by Sanjeet Biswas
I'd like to share my perspective on the power of the three Daily Stand-up questions in promulgating transparency, which is a key reason why organizations adopt Agile methods.
10/26/2016 by Karthik Venkataraman
We often need to outsource certain types of work to support our organization's growth. We recently ran an iterative pilot process aimed at revisiting and improving our method of selecting vendors.
10/26/2016 by Paul Cencula
When developing a story in the backlog, a Scrum product owner is responsible for finding answers to most of the same questions that a good reporter asks.
10/25/2016 by Pat Guariglia
I have realized that my coaching style and approach may need to be different for start-ups than for larger, more established companies.
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.