Hate the agile cargo cult? Maybe you just need to see it differently.

Agile cargo cult is one way of describing an organization that has adapted agile but only in name. It refers ...
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A developer’s guide to having great meetings

Facilitating meetings is a skill and something I certainly didn’t learn in my few years of studying computer science at ...
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Want to be a better developer? Don’t be a wizard, be a squire.

Wizard is a typical term we like to throw around when thinking about developers. The parallels are plenty if you ...
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A Smashing Retrospective!

Retrospectives are one of the key activities that teams have in order to improve. As a facilitator its always exciting ...
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Three things project managers can do in agile teams

We’re agile we won’t need project managers anymore! This is a common thing I hear from people when organizations start ...
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4 Steps to doing code reviews for the uninitiated.

There was a time when code reviews were reserved for the senior coders or the grand wizard architects of teams ...
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Can we be partially agile?

Agility is funny, everyone wants to be more agile but it almost always means something different to each person or ...
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Lessons learned from doing a timeline retrospective.

I first got the idea of doing a timeline retrospective from the book Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great by ...
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Why I’m an Agilist

Someone asked me “How did you end up loving all this agile stuff?” and I answered, “Agile is common sense ...
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