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Balancing Individual Focused Work with Collaborative Team Work: Open-Office Bullpens are Harmful!

Agile teams require effective cross-functional, self-organized teams.  Effective collaboration and team work are also important.   To facilitate teamwork and face-to-face communication and collaboration, management thinks open-plan office is the way to go.  Businesses of all types have moved towards sitting … Continue reading

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The Agile Coach on ‘Individuals and interactions over processes and tools’

It’s one seemingly simple word repeated four times in the Manifesto for Agile Software Development http://www.agilemanifesto.org Over Experience has shown me that some folks overlook the meaning of this word, sometimes leading to a fundamental misunderstanding of the entire Agile Manifesto. … Continue reading

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