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Read More links not working

by Kelly Waters, 21 August 2014 | Uncategorized

My sincere apologies for the problem on my blog at the moment, where the Read More links are just refreshing the page and not going to the original article as they should. This is a problem with the Wordpress plugin I am using to aggregate and then publish content from other bloggers and authors, which I am currently trying to resolve. In the meantime I appreciate your patience... Kelly.

My Agile Journey: If Only I Knew Then What I Know Now (Video of Talk)

by Kelly Waters, 12 December 2013
Agile Adoption

This week I did a talk at Skills Matter about my agile journey and some of the key learnings I've taken from it so far.  They have published a video so if you'd like to hear it you...
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Looking for my next gig

by Kelly Waters, 20 November 2013
All About Agile

Wow, that went fast!  I went independent back in May and have been working at the Guardian as interim director of engineering for the digital division.  What a fantastic and exciting...
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My Agile Journey: If Only I Knew Then What I Know Now

by Kelly Waters, 4 November 2013
All About Agile

Hi everyone, I'll have a bit more time from December as I'm due to finish my current gig, so I've decided to do a talk at Skills Matter in London on 10th December.  It's free and...
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3 Problems with Age and Popularity

by Kelly Waters, 8 October 2013
Agile Adoption

Tomorrow marks the start of the 11th annual Agile Business Conference in London.  It's a great conference and it's the time of year when I generally reflect on what I see happening...
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Complexity, Volatility, and Severability of Requirements Determines Agile Applicability

by Kelly Waters, 10 September 2013
Uncategorized

This article is a guest blog post by Justin Leto Warning: This article could save your Agile project and your career. Despite the now long standing and growing debate over what Agile...
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We don’t talk about emotions. We draw them

by Kelly Waters, 4 July 2013
Agile Teams

Mirek Woźniak recently sent me an email telling me about something they're doing to draw out people's emotions (literally) and gain a better understanding of team morale. It's a kind...
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Effective Daily Standups

by Kelly Waters, 19 June 2013
Scrum

I recently saw this post from Matt Swanson about the effectiveness of the standard Scrum formula for daily stand-ups: http://mdswanson.com/blog/2013/05/29/the-30-second-standup.html Thanks...
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Stop Starting, Start Finishing. Unfinished Work is Debt

by Kelly Waters, 12 June 2013
Agile Teams

I've worked with so many development teams now that I've lost count.  And I've lost count of how many of them have this problem.  The problem of being quick to start things, and not...
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Agile Training Courses with me, Kelly Waters

by Kelly Waters, 10 June 2013
Agile Adoption

Hi all, I've recently gone self-employed as an interim exec. Apart from doing interim management & consulting engagements, part of my plan is to start offering public agile training...
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Start of a new chapter

by Kelly Waters, 19 May 2013
All About Agile

Hi everyone, Yesterday was my last day at ThoughtWorks. ThoughtWorks is an amazing company with some fantastic people, so I feel very privileged to have worked for them and very...
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Agile Project Management for Government

by Kelly Waters, 6 October 2012
Agile Adoption

Brian Wernham has written a new book about leadership skills for the implementation of large-scale public sector projects in months, not years.   It's called Agile Project Management...
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If my blog has helped you, I’m asking if you can return the favour?

by Kelly Waters, 7 August 2012
All About Agile

Hi everyone, Lately I've been thinking about how I can do something to put a little back into society.  I've done things before, but it's about time I did something else. So...
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