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Why all classrooms need #DesignThinking

“Miss … is this good enough?” – Every student … ever! Grading in schools, be it for qualifications, individual works, or standardised tests, has …

Teaching

VERSUS: Tablero Virtual VS Tablero Físico - Paradigma

En Paradigma tenemos diversos equipos aplicando <b>Agile</b> de diferentes maneras: <b>Scrum</b>, <b>Kanban</b> u otros frameworks que también funcionan. De la misma manera, …

7 Ways of Creating and Sustaining an Agile Product Roadmap

Product Roadmaps Are Necessary for Product SuccessA product roadmap visually depicts how your product will evolve over time to realize your product …

Product Management

40 Ways to Invest in More Resilient Teams

You can’t build muscle without breaking down muscle and recovering. You can’t build resilience and strength without some discomfort and repair. You …

Mindfulness

The Difference Between Agile and Design Thinking

It’s been over a decade since Agile methodologies took over the world of software development. While large corporations are often still enmeshed in …

Creating Milestones with Iteration-Based Agile

I’ve been coaching several teams with a problem: they like to work in iterations. And, they have milestones that are not on a milestone boundary. …

Project Management

The 8 Elements of Agile Coaching

Advertisements<p>There are quite a few ideas circulating about what makes a good agile coach. Should they be a senior developer with excellent coding …

Project Management

Definition of Done vs. User Stories vs. Acceptance Criteria

Definition of “Done”The ScrumGuide says that:“When a Product Backlog item or an Increment is described as ‘Done’, everyone must understand what …

Project Management

Explaining Agile

Agile is a vast global movement that is transforming the world of work. The movement took off in software development in 2001 and is now spreading rapidly to all parts, and all kinds, of organizations, as recognized in 2016 by the citadel of general management—Harvard Business Review—with its …

Management

The Agile Coaching DNA

Due to the incredible popularity of Agile Coaching, the demand to hire Agile coaches has increased in the last years. Many companies are looking for …

Project Management
working knowledge

How to Achieve Shared Understanding When Scaling Agile

Agile practices as described in the literature are suitable for small co-located teams focused on a single product. These small co-located teams …

The Last Re-Org You’ll Ever Do

New (and old) thinking about organization design may lead to ever-evolving entities<p>Established institutions have been reorganizing as long as they've …

Management

The J-School Scrum: Bringing Agile Development Into the Classroom

<i>Agile illustration by Lynne Cazaly.</i><p>Making an introvert and an extrovert collaborate can be like plugging an extension cord into itself.<p>Journalism …

Barriers to Agile Adoption

We’ve all seen it happen. Though we try to show organizations the benefits of using a mature agile delivery framework, we still run into roadblocks. …

What is an AGILE Business Analyst?

Written by Steve Blais<p>There is a lot of talk among business analysts nowadays about something called an agile business analyst. This appellation is …

Top 5 Agile Methodology Slide Decks

If you’re looking for the best Agile Methodology slide decks that the web has to offer, than I suggest you check out this list.<p>We’ve scoured the web …

The Fit between Design Thinking, Agile and the Lean Startup

Jim Kalbach is a Principal UX Designer with Citrix Online and an active speaker, writer, and instructor on business design, user experience, and …

Getting to work with the Agile Strategy Map

Latest Posts<p>Feb. 26, 2018<p>A Leader can be made, embracing Agile values starting from the crucial point of having the will to change<p>Anna Panagiotou<p>Feb. …

How to Explain Scrum to Management | OpenView

When software companies build a product for a particular customer segment, they often start by putting themselves in their customers’ shoes. What …

Agile Tools don’t fix problems, they reveal them.

Sometimes we are lucky to work with someone whose insight into the work we do has a profound affect on the way we see what we are doing. One such …

Project Management

How To Make The Whole Organization Agile

Surveys show that most Agile teams report tension between the way the teams operate and the way the rest of the organization is run. Is it possible to make the whole organization Agile?<p>In Agile, the role of the manager is to enable those doing the work to contribute their full talents and …

Project Management

Product Management in “Agile” Projects: How Product Managers Can Succeed

<b>Greg Cohen</b> is the author of the new book “<b>Agile Excellence for Product Managers</b>“. We did a quick interview with Greg to get answers to some important …

What is DevOps?

To gather insights for DZone's <i>Continuous Delivery Research Guide</i>, scheduled for release on January 26, 2016, we spoke to 24 executives who are …

What are the best practices to get the best ideas?

Kevin Grady: Challenging One of Design Thinking’s Sacred Cows<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK’s CXI 2018 conference brings to life key trends …

Design

2017 Open-Innovation Centers: multifaceted, and new-business-models oriented

While 2016 saw innovation centers, intrapreneurship programs, corporate startups accelerators, and corporate FabLabs blossom, I expect 2017 to see …

Innovation

Idea Drop helps organisations generate and capture new ideas

In spite of my aversion to the word “ideation,” I can’t argue against software designed to help an organisation solicit ideas from its people. The best ideas can — and often do — come from anyone, regardless of job title or hierarchy. Enter Idea Drop, a London-headquartered startup that offers what …

Brainstorming

What to Expect in the Internet of Things Industry in 2017 (So You Can Get Ahead) | Inc.com

Since the creation of the first web page, the connected world has been constantly changing at a rapid pace, speeding its way through Web 2.0 and propelling us into the future. That future is now. The Internet of Things (IoT) is taking shape, and it's ushering in the third major evolution of the …

Internet of Things

Why Innovators Should Study the Rise and Fall of the Venetian Empire

Most organizations would be happy to last for centuries, as the Venetian Republic did. From 697 to 1797 AD, Venice’s technological acumen, geographic position, and unconventionality were interlocking advantages that allowed the Most Serene Republic to flourish. But when change comes suddenly, it …

Innovation