A look back at the year on Agile Connection

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Top 5 Agile Stories of 2013

Top 12 Myths Of Agile Development: In this article, Allan takes a closer look at twelve of the most common agile myths he has encountered while training new agile teams.

Identifying and Improving User Stories: Charles Suscheck and Andrew Fuqua explain some common failure patterns that will help you focus on the right role, value, and business functionality when writing stories. 

Getting the Most Out of Your Geographically Distributed Agile Team Shane Hastie and Johanna Rothman explain the challenges that come with distance, be it cultural, social, linguistic, temporal, or geographic. If you work to reinforce your collaboration habits every day, your geographically distributed agile team will thank you.

Agile Development Software and Metrics Dan Horvath explores useful metrics that utilize function point analysis (FPA) that you can apply to agile projects. Dan shows how to measure productivity and quality as well as how to estimate for agile projects.

Problem Solving with Impact Mapping Do your team members have a problem they can’t solve? Maybe it’s time to try impact mapping. In this article, noted author Lisa Crispin shows us how she uses impact mapping to solve problems. Impact mapping takes a lot from other brainstorming and planning tools, such as mind mapping and story mapping.

What story made your top 5? Share it in the comments!