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  • Retrospectives Are for the Team

    Retrospectives Team

    It is tempting to think of sprint retrospectives as a part of the reporting process. A chance to let people outside of your Scrum Team know what you are... Read more

    Posted on 02 May 2018 CAREER
  • Products Versus Projects

    Products Versus Projects

    What is the difference between projects and products? Why does Agile favour a product approach over a project approach? Software development has traditionally... Read more

    Posted on 18 April 2016
  • Great Agile Quotes

    Great Agile Quotes

    "Three bloody roles, Scrum has, and only three. If you can’t get that right, don’t call it Scrum, OK?" - Ron Jeffries   "If we have a fully defined backlog, we... Read more

    Posted on 17 March 2015
  • First Steps in an Agile Transformation

    First Steps Agile Transformation

    The first few steps in an agile transformation are critical to success. Lay a good foundation and what follows will be easier to build on. So what is a good... Read more

    Posted on 09 March 2015 CAREER
  • Scrum Myths

    Scrum Myths

    The following are some common Scrum myths.   Velocity is a measure of performance Isn't a higher velocity a sign of a more productive team? Read more

    Posted on 27 February 2015 CAREER
  • Top Agile Blogs

    Agile Blogs

    1. Mike Cohn - Mountain Goat Software One of the founders of agile, Mike speaks with authority on a number of agile subjects. His focus is slightly more... Read more

    Posted on 02 February 2015 CAREER
  • 8 Golden Rules of a Development Team

    Golden Rules Development Team

    Golden rules of a development team, compiled from personal experience and from a number of books, academic papers and other sources. 1. Read more

    Posted on 07 January 2015 CAREER
  • Lessons in Agile Communication

    Lessons Agile Communication

    Agile emphasises the importance of communication. This is not just about the formal communication at stand-ups and meetings, it is also about everyday... Read more

    Posted on 08 September 2014 CAREER
  • Sustainable Pace

    Sustainable Pace

    It has long been a tradition in waterfall style projects to associate long hours with increased productivity. A recurring pattern is up-front planning,... Read more

    Posted on 12 July 2014 CAREER
  • Performance Benchmarking

    Performance Benchmarking

    Performance testing is often difficult and expensive to do. When you need to get real-World performance figures you need to test on real-World hardware and... Read more

    Posted on 30 June 2014 CAREER
  • Jenkins Plugins

    Jenkins Plugins

    Jenkins is an excellent choice for continuous integration as it has numerous plugins available, is well supported and is open source. The following is a list... Read more

    Posted on 17 June 2014 CAREER