October 7, 2015
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Why agility stumbles at Daily Stand-Up?

Of late, an all-too-common trend in Scrum has become hard to ignore. There is a rush to ‘give status’ in the Daily Scrum meeting. Try calling […]
October 6, 2015
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Keep calm and stand down

By Brian ‘Ponch’ Rivera Last month, seven software development teams (35+ members) stepped away from their sprint for one day and participated in Sprint Stand-down. The […]
September 10, 2015
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5 reasons ‘avoiding’ decisions could make you more agile

Delaying a decision could be a bad thing, but avoiding decisions may not necessarily be a bad thing. In an agile workplace avoiding decisions actually helps in […]
September 2, 2015
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Do you feel empowered? Think twice

  In my recent experience, I noticed an alarming trend where many development teams are stretching the definition of a self-organized team a little too far. […]