28 May

An agile team is one that…

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I recently asked an open-ended question on LinkedIn. I asked people to complete the following sentence. An agile team is one that… The request got a lot of suggestions, and there are some I think particularly worth exploring. This post looks at my two favorite answers. Self-correcting Firstly, “An agile team is one that self-corrects,” […]

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13 May

3 Things Every Scrum Practitioner Should Know


Tomorrow at 8:00 Pacific join me, Gunther Verheyen and an expert panel to discuss our essays in Gunther’s book, 97 Thing Every #Scrum Practitioner Should Know. Gunther will read the essays, followed by Q&A from the attendees. My article is entitled “Automating Agility.” I hope you attend to learn what I mean by that. It’s probably not […]

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1 Oct

Traditional Agile is now missing the point

The Manifesto for Agile Software Development is pretty long in the tooth. That transformative document was created in 2001, 18 years old at the time of this writing. The resulting humble web page ignited a conversation which ultimately changed the way software is written and delivered. Agile techniques have leaked successfully into other types of […]

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6 Feb

The Long Distance Product Owner

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I’m often asked questions I decide to answer on my blog. After all, if one person has the question, so do others. Here is the question we’re answering today. How can we make it work when the Product Owner and Development Team are 12 time zones apart? Answers People Don’t Like Well, there are a few […]

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