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Kickstart Your Retrospective with Continuous Timeline

by Rachel Davies, 4 October 2013 | The Agile Blogosphere

Sometimes retrospectives can be slow to get going as team members rack their brains trying to remember events over the last couple of weeks. A simple solution to this can be for the team to maintain a "continuous timeline" which can be used to kickstart conversations in retrospectives. Here's how we do this at Unruly. We record any significant events on our team whiteboard at standup time or during...
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Becoming Agile, in an Agile Way

by BenLinders, 3 October 2013
The Agile Blogosphere

Software development organizations need to become more agile and lean, to deliver products that satisfy the needs of their customers. An agile approach where you change your way of...
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What is culture? And do we start to change it?

by Joe Little, 2 October 2013
The Agile Blogosphere

Some of us in the Agile community think:  an organization’s culture needs to change before agile can be fully adopted. This certainly seems to be true. Let’s define this...
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Deliver Faster

by Joe Little, 2 October 2013
The Agile Blogosphere

Why do we want to deliver fast, and then faster? Well, the first reason is…that’s what the customer wants. The customer is thirsty. They want a drink now. She does not want...
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Kanban as Multiban?

We’ve been working for several years with Kanban process, and there’s quite a bit of experience about it that we’ve shared (see the posts tagged with “kanban”)....
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Stable Teams Really Do Matter

by Mark Levison, 30 September 2013
The Agile Blogosphere

  For years now Rally has been performing a large ongoing experiment on the Agile world. As a side effect of providing one of the better known tools they’ve managed to see a...
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Accomplishing Organizational Transformation

Scaling Agile across the Enterprise attracts a lot of attention these days. There are a number of models suggesting ways to organize Agile development inside a sizable organization...
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Just Start!

by Travis Birch, 27 September 2013
The Agile Blogosphere

I have heard many reasons why a new team should wait to start “doing” Agile.  Recently, I was asked to help a group who was struggling to get a Scrum team started.  They...
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We Need a Shared Understanding

by Derek Huether, 27 September 2013
The Agile Blogosphere

Earlier this week, I facilitated a backlog refinement meeting.  In the past, the team was used to the analysts to complete all of the requirements in advance. The delivery team would...
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Bored at a Daily Stand-up? Question the “Who” and “Why”

by Olga Kouzina, 26 September 2013
The Agile Blogosphere

It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that posts on daily stand-up meetings take a top standing (*pun intended*) among the blogs related to Scrum. Looks like I’m ready to...
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More success with Scrum – How to get it

by Joe Little, 25 September 2013
The Agile Blogosphere

Fernando Cuenca has an excellent blog post, here.  He discusses what he learned at Agile 2013. I will summarize his learnings in my words. The ultimate question is: how to have a...
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Non-Violent Communication for Agile Teams

by Olga Kouzina, 20 September 2013
The Agile Blogosphere

As the heading suggests, today I’d like to take a brief look at the concept of non-violent communication. Communication means really a lot for software development teams. If something...
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Starting agile adoption

by Joe Little, 17 September 2013
The Agile Blogosphere

Imagine that you have gotten some interest in Agile. Perhaps you read a book, and talked with a friend who is doing it at his firm. And then you take a Scrum course. Now what do you...
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