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Women in Agile?

December 19, 2014
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Angela Johnson, PMP, PMI-ACP, CST is a founding member of Collaborative Leadership Team, a Certified Scrum Trainer and Agile Transformation Coach who is passionate about changing the world of work.  She seeks to help people and organizations to break down their barriers and work together in a collaborative way.  Angela brings 20+ years in the information technology space and […]

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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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Getting to Agile and the Coach’s Role

September 23, 2014

Allison Pollard’s goal is “To Teach and Delight.” Her goal is to help people discover and develop their agile instincts. She enjoys mentoring others to become great Scrum Masters, coaching managers to grow teams that deliver amazing results, and fostering communities that provide sustainability for agile transformations. Allison blogs at over at To Teach and […]

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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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I’m being an Agile player

March 4, 2014

Natalie Warnert (@nataliewarnert) blogs at Confessions of a New ScrumMaster.  Here she is, talking about dating Agile. So I’m being an Agile player. I’m dating a few different versions of Agile to see which works best while trying to keep it from the other methods I’m test driving. Don’t tell Scrum that I was scoping out […]

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Become an Agile Whisperer

September 18, 2013

I have had the pleasure to work with Jennifer in the agile coaching classroom.  She is a wonderfully creative and thoughtful coach who blog as at Kanna Glass Studios.  Here she is… Become an Agile Whisperer If you are involved in the Agile movement as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach, you are involved in introducing […]

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Leading through Vulnerability

August 1, 2013

I have enjoyed getting to know Em Campbell-Pretty and her writings on agile.  She has a ton of fun and insightful things to say at Adventures in Scaling Agile.   Several of them are linked in this post.  Here’s Em… Leading through Vulnerability When +Jean Tabaka ran her Scaling Collaboration workshop with my team in June, she commented on […]

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Organisational Change with Mikado

July 18, 2013

Sandy Mamoli is a force of nature (in a good way) who hails from New Zealand.  She is a personal Kanban black-belt and is the creator of the very cool Kanban-for-1 board I use to keep my work load sane (or at least visualize when I’m being insane).  Sandy blogs at Nomad 8.  Here she […]

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Definition of Ready in Dependent Relationships

June 20, 2013

Natalie Warnert (@nataliewarnert) blogs at Confessions of a New ScrumMaster.  Here she is… The Definition of Ready is a concept that is gathering more momentum within Scrum. Where it likely sounds most familiar is from the “Ready” state in Kanban development. You obviously would not pull a Kanban story to “In Progess” if it was not already in the […]

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