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High-Performing Teams

Why offshoring Agile development often doesn’t work

October 7, 2014

Lorraine is a seasoned Agile Coach and Certified Scrum Master with over ten years of Agile experience managing software development and implementation projects. She has published about ‘Agile and offshoring’ and ‘how to improvise Scrum’ in CIO Magazine (tinyurl.com/pvkd99n), ComputerWorld and the Agile Journal. Lack of communication and teamwork leads to poor productivity and a solution […]

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The Narrative Practice of Building a Team

July 2, 2014
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Elinor Slomba – (@artsint) has nearly twenty years’ fundraising and management experience combined with training in ethnographic field research methods and Agile project management frameworks.  She collaborates with professionals in visual, performance and literary arts as well as software development and other technical fields to deepen understanding of principles necessary for innovation. Her company, E. Slomba […]

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Why is it so hard to find experienced Product Owners?

May 28, 2014
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Lynn Winterboer – (@agilelynn) With a proven background in a variety of data projects and agile practices, Lynn Winterboer teaches and coaches DW/BI teams on how to effectively apply agile principles and practices to their work. For almost 20 years, Lynn has served in numerous roles within the analytics, business intelligence and data warehousing space. She […]

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Standards are not the answer

May 1, 2014
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Diane Zajac-Woodie (@agilesquirrel) has spent the last six years redefining the business analyst role as more than a requirements dictator. Through open and honest conversations, Diane guides her business partners toward creative solutions that solve problems and eliminate waste. She shares this same approach with her technical teams, facilitating communication, cooperation, and continuous learning to ensure […]

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Creating Meaningful Team Norms

December 14, 2007

Team Norms are typically created when a team first starts out together but can be valuable any time – it’s never too late to create them. Team Norms can be powerful and meaningful for the team, if care is taken in creating them.  The best Team Norms are more than standup time, core hours and […]

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