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Secrets to agile estimation and better planning

Estimation is hard. For software developers, it's among the most difficult–if not the most difficult–aspects of the job. It must take into account a …

How to Jump Start Story Point Estimating for Existing Projects Leveraging Completed Issue Artifacts

<b>Introduction</b>When switching from Waterfall or another process to Agile, one of the most difficult aspects can be adjusting to the use of story points …

Should We Change The Agile Manifesto?

Is Agile is still Agile? That was the interesting topic for a panel discussion at Agile Europe in Gdansk last month. A great discussion ensued with a panel that included Ray Arell (formerly Intel), Hendrik Esser (Ericsson), Steve Holyer (independent Agile coach), Todd Little (IHS) and myself. In …

Project Management

Techniques to scale agile across project teams and organizations | Zephyr

Once associated only with small application development projects and co-located teams of 8-10 members, the Agile methodology is now being …

Project Management

The Massive Downside of Agile Software Development

Every good comes with a bad. Here's why agile software development won't solve all your problems.<p>Everyone is looking for a win-win methodology for both providers and clients when it comes to software development. After all, software development isn't going away any time soon. Agile software …

What comes after those ellipses?

Use 'innovation' in a Sentence<p>Adam Colgate<p>Six Effective Ways to Foster Innovation<p>Employee creativity and innovation are essential for the success of …

First-of-Its-Kind Report Assembles Hard Numbers on the World's Creative Industries

CISAC president Jean-Michel Jarre hopes the report can be used to bolster governmental reforms worldwide in support of creators.<p>Creative industries …

Creativity Is the New Economy

<i>Excerpted with permission from The Rise of the Creative Class Revisited: 10th Anniversary Edition, by Richard Florida. Available from Basic Books, a member of The Perseus Books Group. Copyright (C) 2012.</i><p>Someone recently said, "the longer the crisis goes on, the smaller the ideas for fixing it get." …

Dear Artists: When You Feel Like Quitting, Read This.

Photo Credit: Kevin Titus Photo<p>Whenever I do something day in and day out, I tend to reflect on what I'm working towards. As an artist, I'm constantly asking myself why I do what I do. What do I want to say with my work? What's my message?<p>Sometimes I get discouraged. I look around at all the …

The Man And The Mistakes That 'Invented Rock 'n' Roll'

Sam Phillips, founder of the label Sun Records, didn't care much about making flawless recordings. Instead, the man who discovered Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Howlin' Wolf, Charlie Rich, Roy Orbison and a host of others rejected perfection in favor of spontaneity and …

Music

Growth Hacking Guide - Mindset, Framework and Tools

The Death of the Artist—and the Birth of the Creative Entrepreneur

Hard-working artisan, solitary genius, credentialed professional—the image of the artist has changed radically over the centuries. What if the latest model to emerge means the end of art as we have known it?<p>Pronounce the word <i>artist</i>, to conjure up the image of a solitary genius. A sacred aura still …

By: Mark McGuinness

Thanks, glad you liked it. It sounds like there are several things tangled up in your comment:content marketing on the internet is just as tedious as …

Whither American Culture?

By Scott Timberg<p>March 4, 2015<p><i>Freelance journalist Scott Timberg lives in Los Angeles and blogs about art, music, and literature. His new book,</i> <b>Culture</b> …

Sleeping Through A Revolution – How To Reclaim The Creative Class

<i>Guest Post by Chris Castle on Music Technology Policy</i><p>If you do nothing else for yourself this week, <b>take a half hour someplace quiet and watch</b> …

What Is the Creative Economy?

The creative economy is a vibrant and vital force in Los Angeles. Artbound provides deeper engagement with the Otis Report on the Creative Economy …

Los Angeles

How Much Do Musicians Make From Spotify, YouTube? - A Must See Digital Earnings Infographic

How much do artists earn when they put their music online? A new infographic from David McCandless of Information Is Beautiful offers an answer. He …

Five Tips for Navigating the Creative Economy

Online communities are revolutionizing the way creatives are able to share, craft, and monetize their work.<p>At the SXSW panel The Rise of the Creative …

#Hashtags: The Business End of Art

#artmarket #creativeeconomy #collectors #entrepreneur #philanthropy #support<p>As in nearly every field of commerce, it seems that the tension between …

Americans for the Arts

Photo: 2017 Arts Advocacy Day attendees. Photo by Maria Bryk.<p>Photo: Sylvain Gaboury<p>Photo: Cath Brunner, 2017 Public Art Network Award winner.<p>News Tabs<p>…

The Creative Economy

The Creative Economy is a term coined by John Howkins in his book, The Creative Economy: How People Make Money From Ideas. His new book, Creative …

Creative Economy

UNCTAD participated at The China Beijing International Cultural and Creative Industry Expo (ICCIE) hosted by the Ministry of Culture, State …

Korea’s creative economy aims at venture ecosystem

The Korea Herald is publishing a series of articles scrutinizing key aspects and sectors related to the creative economy the Park Geun-hye government …

The Rise of the Creative Economy

Shares 167<p>In the last post we looked at the converging economic forces that make creativity a hot property in the 21st century. Mature economies such …

Is The US In A Phase Change To The Creative Economy?

<i>History is a record of exploded ideas.</i><p>Admiral Fisher<p>In a stunning article in Vanity Fair, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joe Stiglitz asks the critical question: is the US economy going through a fundamental shift in the nature of the economy? Is the US economy is undergoing a phase change—a shift …

How to develop a laser-like focus on building your new business

If you want to build a successful business, you're going to do battle with the demons of distraction. The world's most successful people are those who have streamlined their lives to a seamless flow of productivity and focus.<p>What's their secret?<p>It's a matter of focus, and it's critical to business …

Deep Disruption (Part II): Three Key Insights For Igniting Creativity & Collaborative Sensemaking

With the massive, disorienting surge of digital technology and social sharing, organizations are forced to think more and more about managing …

Innovation