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Covid Office The Agile Methodologies and Mindset That Got Us Through the COVID-19 Pandemic[article]

The landscape of modern technology as well as the way it impacts business operations has transformed since agile methodologies were created. In the past 18 months, that rate of change has greatly accelerated. Let's take a look at just how much agile has helped us adapt to this uncertain time as well as the way that COVID-19 has impacted the agile principles that we can continue to rely on.

 

Nahla Davies's picture Nahla Davies
Planning Meeting PI Planning Event In Agile[article]

Planning by creating a years-long strategic plan is a remnant of the past that does not reflect the fast pace of the digital world we live in today. See how PI (program increment) planning with an agile framework can help.

Andrew Romanukha's picture Andrew Romanukha
Globe Value Stream Mapping Gone Wrong[article]

Value Stream Mapping is a powerful lean tool that is commonly used in Agile and DevOps implementations as a foundation for continuous improvement and transformation, but its application doesn’t always lead to the expected or desired result. Author Jeff Pierce's article helps you to avoid some of the most common failings companies encounter when they try to implement it.

Jeff Pierce's picture Jeff Pierce
A ScrumMaster's Superpower of Observation in Virtual Teams[article]

ScrumMasters rely on observational skills, but does that mean we only use vision? What happens when we are all remote? Can we leverage other senses to “observe” how teams are surviving (or thriving)? We may not be able to sit together with our team for a long time, and it may never be the same due to the long-term effects of the coronavirus. What skills might we adapt or create for virtual teams? And, how can we still reflect back on the observations so the team can decide how to improve?

Mark Kilby's picture Mark Kilby Savita Pahuja
Daily Standup Purpose: It’s All About Flow, Not Status[article]

The Daily Standup (DSU) is a key ceremony in the Scrum Framework. When run effectively, it can ensure the Scrum team focuses on what’s important to meet the Sprint goal and commitment. When DSUs serve only as a status meeting, the value of the ceremony is lost.

Rich Stewart's picture Rich Stewart

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