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Teams and their proximity to the final user

by Mike Caspar, 13 August 2015 | The Agile Blogosphere

Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comA great, simple post from Mike Bowler… Time: Teams that are writing code today that will be used by their customers tomorrow are very focused on what the customers actually need. Teams that are writing code today that won’t be seen by a customer for six months are less engaged. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-teams-care-mike-bowler Mike...
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Three Things You Need to Know to Transform Any Sized Organization Into an Agile Enterprise #agile2015

Here is my talk from this AM at the #Agile2015 conference. Enjoy! The Three Things You Need to Know to Transform Any Size Organization Into an Agile Enterprise from Mike Cottmeyer The...
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‘Agile Executive’ – workshop with Kelly Waters on 28 Sep 2015

by Kelly Waters, 30 July 2015
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Hi everyone, I recently ran my first ever public workshop - a 1 day workshop called 'Agile Executive' which focuses on topics to help managers and executives that are embarking on...
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Transparency – Two Way Visibility

What does the value of Transparency really mean?Nextgov: How do you define transparency?Fung: My definition is quite a bit different from the conventional wisdom about transparency....
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Is It Ready?

In an agile transformation, one of the first things we work towards is to create an ability to deliver in a predictable manner. As described in our compass and our journey, there is...
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Microservice Trade Offs

Many development teams have found the microservices architectural style to be a superior approach to a monolithic architecture. But other teams have found them to be a ...
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Story Splitting: Where Do I Start?

I don’t always follow the same story splitting approach when I need to split a story. It has become intuitive for me so I might not be able to write about everything I do or what...
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‘Agile Executive’ – 1 day workshop with Kelly Waters

by Kelly Waters, 23 June 2015
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Hi everyone, Until now, I have only offered training & workshops as part of my consulting service to clients.  Now, for the first time, I am offering an open workshop for managers...
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Fear is Waterfall

by Kelly Waters, 23 June 2015
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This article was written by Haran Rasalingam and was first published on thetrainline engineering blog The big selling point of Agile is the fast return on investment it promises. But...
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Agile Transformation … Learning What Doesn’t Work Is The Key To Success

I was teaching a private class a few weeks ago and a student in the class mentioned that his company had “already failed at Agile three different times.” The way the statement...
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An Introduction to Cost of Delay

I was recently watching an episode of Shark Tank. I loved the unfiltered statement from Kevin O’Leary (Mr. Wonderful) toward an entrepreneur seeking an investor in his company. I’m...
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Is Predictability Really What We Want?

Predictability in software system delivery is as close to a Holy Grail as it comes in the IT industry. I’ve heard many people stress being able to have a predictable delivery cadence...
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Failure Modes of an Agile Transformation: Workflow

In my previous post on the first three Agile transformation failure modes, I focused on the LEADERSHIP aspects of failure: lack of real executive sponsorship, failure to transform...
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