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It’s a Trap! Agile Lessons from Star Wars

by Todd Sheridan, 30 October 2015 | The Agile Blogosphere

Recently I experienced what was one of the saddest moments of my career when, while re-watching “Return of the Jedi” for the 116th time, I realized I was coaching a company that was basically the Empire. Surely you remember the movie's very first scene? Darth Vader arrives on the Death Star to help put the long-delayed project back on schedule. Here’s the conversation that ensues between...
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What’s the Pulse of Our Enterprise Transformation? – Part 3 on Transformation Scorecards

by Isaac Hogue, 27 October 2015
The Agile Blogosphere

I think this is the last post in my series on using metrics to gauge the success of an enterprise transformation.  As an enterprise transformation consultant, one of the key challenges...
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HBR:: Why Organizations Don’t Learn

by David Koontz, 26 October 2015
The Agile Blogosphere

A nice article on HBR - "Why Organizations Don't Learn", byFrancesca Gino and Bradley Staats; take a look.They list these reasons:Fear of failureFixed mindsetOver reliance on past...
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Red, Yellow, Green or RYG/RAG Reports: How They Hide the Truth

by Mark Levison, 26 October 2015
The Agile Blogosphere

What is Red Yellow Green? Red-Yellow-Green (or Red/Amber/Green) is a status reporting mechanism used to help executives understand the current state of a project. Green means everything...
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Link: It’s Time to Kill Performance Reviews

Learn more about transforming people, process and culture with the Real Agility ProgramFor many years, folks in the Agile community have been recommending that performance reviews be...
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Remote versus Co-located Work

In the software industry we hear a lot of discussion about the pros and cons of remote work, and a recent outbreak of that finally got me to write my thoughts down. I point...
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Agile Talent Management

Talent Management is the science of human resource planning to improve business value. It includes the activities of recruiting, retaining, developing and rewarding people along with...
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Assessing Team Improvement

I understand that managers who have invested effort and money in training teams in Agile methods may want to see how much those teams are improving.  There are a handful of reasonable...
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Busting 6 Common Myths About Agile

by Jenny Slade, 29 September 2015
The Agile Blogosphere

As agile has grown in popularity, so have the misconceptions about it. In a recent introduction to agile webinar we asked our audience which of these common myths they’d...
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Dependencies Are Evil

by Mike Cottmeyer, 22 September 2015
The Agile Blogosphere

It seems inarguable to me that dependencies limit agility. If I am able to make a decision on my own that only involves me, I have full freedom of movement. If I want to go to the local...
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The First Critical Steps Toward Scaling Your Software Organization

by Mike Cottmeyer, 21 September 2015
The Agile Blogosphere

I’ve noticed a pattern I want to share with you guys. When a company is small, still probably led by it’s founder, likely around 20-40 people… there is a great sense of camaraderie....
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Agile Awards

by Kelly Waters, 9 September 2015
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hi all, I'm nominated for the Agile Awards 'most popular online contributor' this year for this blog. If you have found it useful, your vote would be much appreciated: https://www.theagileportal.com/awards/voting/online_contributor...
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Scrum Alone Is Not Enough – InfoQ and Agile 2015 Interviews

Mark attended Agile2015 in Washington and, as part of his conference commitments, he sat down with ​SolutionsIQ for an Agile Amped podcast about High-Performance Teams, as well...
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