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Hierarchy of Developer Needs

by Rachel Davies, 4 November 2013 | The Agile Blogosphere

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 their efforts.

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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Argument from the “Real World”

by Ron Jeffries, 26 October 2013
The Agile Blogosphere

I often have occasion to describe some very effective ways of doing things. Let me list a few: Building software incrementally, in two-week cycles, with each increment showing real...
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Project Manager or Tech Leader?

by Olga Kouzina, 24 October 2013
The Agile Blogosphere

Yesterday I had the privilege of watching  Hillary Clinton speak at UB. Ms. Clinton spoke on various issues related to national and international affairs, and while this speech was...
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Retrospectives trump Planning

by David Koontz, 21 October 2013
The Agile Blogosphere

I was in a CMMI adoption process meeting today and I might have argued that the Scrum Retrospective activity (process step) is more important than the Scrum Planning activity.  Yet,...
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The Art of Embracing Change

I enjoyed giving a keynote speech at GOTO Berlin about "The Art of Embracing Change". The title of my talk was inspired by the subtitle of Kent' Beck's "Extreme Programming Explained"...
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SAFe, LeSS, DAD, and ScrumPLOP

by Joe Little, 20 October 2013
The Agile Blogosphere

First, I wanted to say that I feel each ‘large scale agile’ situation is different.  The key problems are different.  And therefore, the solution(s) should be different. And...
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How to Adopt Agile Retrospectives

by Ben Linders, 16 October 2013
The Agile Blogosphere

Adopting retrospectives is an organizational change where professionals adapt their way of working, their behavior. It won't just happen, and if not properly supported it may take much...
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Why Even Good Managers Cause Projects to Fail

In December 1999 I published my first “agile” book, Adaptive Software Development (wow, nearly 15 years ago now). Recently, Dorset House Publishing and Addison-Wesley brought...
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Evolving Estimation Process

I took the photo of one of our product development teams yesterday. What I hope you can see from the photo is engagement of everyone in the conversation. It's quite unlike many tedious...
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