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Scaling Agile: How Do You Scale from Projects to Programs?

Guest post by Johanna Rothman of Rothman Consulting Group You have some agile teams who are successful. Good for you! Now you have a strategic project that will require many agile teams to create a program. You know you need … Continue reading

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The Agile Coach on Production Support

One of the biggest struggles I’ve seen in organizations adopting Agile is in the area of Production Support. Every organization that has a product to support has to manage this. It’s a critical part of the business. There’s a lot … Continue reading

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Re-Imagining the Agile Manifesto for Agile Software Development

Another Agile conference has come and gone, and as usual, there was plenty to learn in Nashville this year (besides packing walking shoes for the Gaylord). The biggest piece I took away from last week might be how we view … Continue reading

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What Went Down at LeanKanban North America

A few weeks ago VersionOne had the opportunity to exhibit at the LeanKanban North America event at the beautiful JW Marriott hotel in downtown Chicago. The ideal, early spring Chicago weather made it VERY difficult to stay indoors, but those … Continue reading

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Experiencing Agile: 6 Agile Planning and Analysis Practices to Try

A guest post from EBG Consulting‘s Ellen Gottesdiener & Mary Gorman What practices can you adopt to help your team experience agile? This question was raised by a listener to the podcast we recorded on agile analysis practices with BA … Continue reading

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Scrum or Kanban?

-Guest Post from Software Results- Scrum and Kanban are both popular these days, but which is the right choice for you? Given that Scrum prescribes specific roles – each with its responsibilities and boundaries – I view Scrum as a … Continue reading

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Making Daily Scrum Meetings Really Effective & Efficient (Part 5 of 5)

If you’ve been reading my earlier posts in this series, you know all about the High-Effectiveness, High-Efficiency Daily Scrum Quadrant. As I wrap up this series, I’ll leave you with 8 practical tips every ScrumMaster should follow to improve the … Continue reading

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VersionOne Turns it Up to 10: Three Things You Never Knew About Agile in ‘02 (Part 1)

    VersionOne Turns it Up to 10:  Three Things You Never Knew About Agile in ‘02 It all started on July 1, 2002 in a shady hotel room with two people – myself and our CEO Robert Holler. Don’t … Continue reading

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Agile Adoption: All I Want for Christmas is Business Agility

A new pony, iPad, or driver would be great, but let’s keep jolly old Saint Nick focused on agile. I’ve interacted with companies large and small, and people from entry-level to the executive ranks about their agile intentions. Here are … Continue reading

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User Experience – Integrating UX Into An Agile Initiative

I frequently get asked about how to best integrate UX / UI teams into Agile initiatives, so that they work in a more iterative, incremental manner. UX folks coming from a more sequential development environment often report that Agile compromises … Continue reading

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