Posts Tagged ‘productivity’

Agile Means “Anti-Rigid”

In the software community, I hear often that “agile is a mindset” or “agile is a way of delivering software in iterations.” I think a bigger point is often missed. Before I address the missing point,  let me first begin by sharing a little bit about organizations that are no longer agile and why. Like…

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5 ways an agile team manager can improve velocity

Velocity

A common question we hear from managers and senior leaders is how they can improve the velocity of their development teams. Many agile professionals redirect that manager’s attention to attributes other than output, commonly toward value, because they assume the wrong question is being asked. I totally agree one has to examine the value a…

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Don’t Waste Your Time with Impossible Resolutions

Don’t Waste Your Time with Impossible Resolutions: Set Realistic Life Goals with Scrum Instead I stopped making New Year’s resolutions a long time ago, and for good reason. According to Business Insider, 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by February. The $11 billion self-help industry suggests humans possess a strong innate desire to become better…

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