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Getting Feedback with the Perfection Game

by Ben Linders, 14 January 2014 | The Agile Blogosphere

The Perfection Game can be used to get feedback on a product or service that has been provided. It is also a retrospective exercise usable to discover strengths and define effective improvement actions. The perfection game gives power to the teams and helps them to self organize and become more agile. Continue reading →

What Problems Are Executives Trying To Solve With Agile?

Like I mentioned in my last post, the problem we think most execs are trying to solve with agile (are we building the right product), isn’t the problem they are actually trying to...
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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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What does it mean to be ‘Ready’?

by Joe Little, 16 November 2013
The Agile Blogosphere

Jeffry Hesse wrote this blog post. And it inspired me to write the post below. The new Scrum Guide says that PBIs (product backlog items) must be well-understood and granular enough...
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Barriers to Agile Adoption

by Derek Huether, 14 November 2013
The Agile Blogosphere

We’ve all seen it happen. Though we try to show organizations the benefits of using a mature agile delivery framework, we still run into roadblocks.  Though the status quo is...
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Adaptive Leadership eBook Just Published!

by Jim Highsmith, 14 November 2013
The Agile Blogosphere

My new eBook, Adaptive Leadership: Accelerating Enterprise Agility is out! We are at a tipping point. Technology—cloud, big data, mobility, social media—tops CEO’s list of concerns...
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Lifecycle of a User Story

by Mark Levison, 4 November 2013
The Agile Blogosphere

User Stories are often used as a lightweight form of Agile requirement. Their goal is  to replace heavy weight-specification documents with “a Card, a Conversation and a Confirmation”....
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Hierarchy of Developer Needs

At Agile Coach Camp Barcelona, I convened a session on “Hierarchy of Needs” and how this might be used by coaches working with softwaredevelopment teams to understand where to focus...
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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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Scrum Values

by Joe Little, 3 November 2013
The Agile Blogosphere

All of you should be aware of the Agile Manifesto and the Agile Principles. To me, they are not perfect, but they are an excellent expression of many of the key ideas behind Agile. ...
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Cheat Sheet for Backlog Refinement

What is it? The purpose of backlog refinement (grooming) is to make improvements to the product backlog.  Though there is no official ceremony detailed in the Scrum Guide, the activity...
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Lean Coffee Staff Meetings

I’ve seen a lot of bad staff meetings over the years. Everyone feels compelled to attend because the boss called the meeting. The boss sets the agenda but sometimes doesn’t have...
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