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Upping Your Game: Rubix Cube to Value Added User Stories – Part 1

One of the most common problems with existing well-established agile development teams is that they have issues delivering value-added user stories. The team is cross-functional, has established velocity, understands roles, process and cadences. But when...
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Ask Powerful, Thoughtful Great Questions

Author: Kreisler Ng, Agile Practice Lead Interviewer:  \"So do you have any questions for me?\" (ending the interview) Interviewee:  \"Actually I do!  Thank you for the opportunity.  Can you tell me a bit more about...
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Lean Agile Requirements in Large Scale Complex Systems

Building large-scale software and cyber-physical systems (CPS) are one of the most complex and challenging endeavors in the industry today. Emerging practices from industries like Automotive, MedTec and Finance offer a different approach to handle...
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Stop Estimating #NoEstimates

There’s a movement that’s been growing last few years. It’s brewing and it’s picking up some steam. Or at the very least some brave souls and organizations are more open to experimenting with it. This...
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Agile Consistency vs Flexibility: Creating a Culture of Change – Webinar

Presentation Synopsis “We need to get everyone on the same page” “We need to be able to talk the same language” “We need to do things the same way” These are the arguments frequently heard...
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Webinar Replay: AI & Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to Digitally Transform Your Environment

In this webinar, we’ll help you quickly understand how to think about emerging technologies for your Business. We’ll give you context and a simple framework for how to think about RPA as an enabler to...
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What do you mean by “do”?

In every coming-of-age story about a young, hopeful hero, there is a grizzled, wise man who says things about doing and being: Yoda, Star Wars: “Do. Or do not. There is no try.” Mr. Miyagi,...
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Is your Daily Scrum Dysfunctional: Webinar on Demand

The 15-Minute Daily planning event was made popular by Scrum but has this degenerated into a status meeting in your organization? Does it last well beyond 15 minutes? Do team members say the same thing...
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Make yourself useless

Some people invent ‘work’ to justify their jobs. Jim Highsmith, one of the signatories of the Agile Manifesto, called these “…Dilbert manifestations of make-work...” Pretend-work exists because corporations only retain employees if they appear to...
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Turn down (the speed) for what?

In the song, “Turn Down for What,” Lil Jon raps a total of 11 different words. Four of them are, “Turn Down for What?” which, it turns out, is a rhetorical question – and contains...
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5 Characteristics for Agile Reporting in the Real World

by Bryan McMillan, cPrime Agile Coach Any Scrum Master or Team Member is keenly aware that they are expected to deliver software each and every iteration that provides value. Reporting, measurements, and metrics are vital...
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Agile done, done done, or pivot?

If Agile calls for constant iteration and improvement, how can Agile developers ever be “done” with anything? In our new ebook, Contested Development, Cameron Deatsch from Atlassian tells a story about that: “My favorite Agile...
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