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The Outrageous Cost of Skipping TDD & Code Reviews

In recent years, I’ve had more and more companies ask me to speak on the benefits of Test Driven Development (TDD) and share advice about how to …

Impact Mapping - How to make an impact with your product

In this blog post I would like to raise awareness about Impact Mapping – a game-changing method I learned last week on a training with Jef Cumps. …

Kata in Software Development: Stop, Drop and Kata!

<b>Stop, Drop and Kata!</b> <i><br>Written by Melissa Perri, Product Manager, UX Designer, speaker, coach… and Former KataCon Host!</i><p>Lean is in full swing in …

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Dual-Track Agile: Better Products Faster

The Perils of Short-Term VisionProduct managers have access to limited development capacity but infinite requests for features.It’s important to …

An Introduction to Product Discovery

I continue to be surprised by how many product managers aren’t familiar with dual-track development.I don’t care if you know the buzzwords or if you …

Going Through the Scrum Motions as Opposed to Being an Agile Jedi

Presently it seems that organizations can adopt four product delivery patterns: Not doing Scrum and not being Agile, doing Scrum and not being Agile, …

Stop Scaling... Start growing an agile organization (AEE16)

Strategic advantage lies in being yourself and doing the right things the right way. Those who copy what their competitors are doing, place themselves behind the pack — a sure way of losing. This is why “scaling” agility is misleading at best, and disastrous at worst. When you take an existing …

Are Docker Users Migrating to Ansible and Away from Puppet and Chef?

Docker is a natural addition to the DevOps tooling movement, occupying mindshare with orchestration technologies like Chef and Puppet. Visit the the …

5 Simple Rules Of Negotiation That Build A Strong Partnership

My Midwestern roots sometimes come through on how I like to conduct business. I am a bit “old school” when it comes to my view toward business partnerships. Some might even call it a bit old-fashioned.<p>I like to look each other in the eye, determine how to structure the partnership based on both the …

Scrum Alliance - Member Articles

Member Articles<p>Enjoy our extensive collection of member-contributed articles to learn how other Scrum practitioners use Scrum in the workplace.<p>Read …

Interesting Engineering

The World's Most Reputable Companies, 2016

This year Rolex supplanted BMW as the world’s most reputable company, having jumped from its fourth place result last year in a list of internationally recognized companies that have captured the respect of global consumers. BMW? It fell to fourth place, behind Walt Disney Company and Google.<p>The …

Walt Disney Company

4 Hard Questions to Ask About Your Company’s Purpose

jennifer maravillas FOR HBR<p>In the early 1930s, cars in Europe were still a luxury for the rich. But in 1933 Dr. Ferdinand Porsche launched the People’s Car: Volkswagen. Its purpose was to enhance people’s lives through great engineering that offered everyone an accessible, high-quality car. The …

Engaging Your Employees Is Good, but Don’t Stop There

Genius, as Thomas A. Edison famously declared, may be 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. But building a company employees truly love reverses the equation: it’s almost all inspiration, and sweat has only a little to do with it. This is the unexpected conclusion of new research from Bain & …

10 things to avoid in docker containers

So you finally surrendered to containers and discovered that they solve a lot of problems and have a lot of <b>advantages</b>:• <b>First: Containers are immutable</b> …

The lifecycle approach to UX design

Much has been said of the agile lifecycle. We all know it: discover, design, develop, test, iterate, repeat. Some project managers even repeat the …

Plans & Pricing

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The 5 Most Common Pitfalls of the Scrum Events

This week I facilitated a Scrum Master training in which we gathered the most common pitfalls of the Scrum events. It resulted in a nice overview …

Agile, Have You Met Design Thinking?

In a recent blog post, Joshua Kerievsky introduces what he calls “Modern Agile”. In his words, modern agile “simplifies and streamlines traditional …

Design Thinking

The 3 words Silicon Valley hirers want to hear

by Paul Colgan<p>The guys behind the best-selling book <i>Freakonomics</i> produced a podcast a couple of years ago titled "The Three Hardest Words in the …

Powerful People Underperform When They Work Together

All too commonly, we see groups of leaders fail to accomplish their goals — legislators who cannot agree on a bill, heads of state who cannot broker meaningful peace deals, or boards of directors who make disastrous decisions for their companies. Why do powerful people, when working together, fail …

Agile, Scrum, and Kanban: What the Heck Do These Words Really Mean?

When a software developer hears news about a "new JavaScript framework" or a "new IDE," he doesn't need to ask more questions to clarify what it's …

The Magic of 30-Minute Meetings

Five years ago, after becoming frustrated with my fruitless tendency to juggle multiple activities at once, I tried an experiment: for one week, I would not multitask and see what happened.<p>The experiment changed everything for the better. My relationships improved, my stress dissolved, and my …

The Most Powerful Lesson I’ve Ever Learned In Business

How to lead by first principles when everything is at stake<p>One morning in the depths of the 2001/2002 recession, a decision was looming large at a …

The 19 words that form the best employee feedback

Feedback is an important part of any employer-employee relationship, but what exactly is the secret behind giving great feedback to your …

10 Best Chrome Extensions For Designers To Skyrocket Your Career

Google Chrome is the most popular browser with a crushing 68% market share leaving Firefox and Internet Explorer behind as shows the latest browser statistics by W3Schools.<p>As a modern designer, you are now powered by not only a powerful graphic editing software but also rapidly evolving tools in …

Software

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …