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  • The Role of the Development Manager

    by Robert McCabe on  Jan 14, 2013 4

    A Development Manager has a number of responsibilities, but the primary one is to get a product out the door. Filling this role requires a large skill set and this article discusses what skills are needed, and not needed, to be an effective Development Manager.

  • How to Succeed with an OpenStack or CloudStack Project

    by Dan Bode, Floyd Strimling on  Dec 14, 2012

    Dan Bode, Puppet Labs, and Floyd Strimling, Zenoss, provide advice for those interested in starting an open source cloud project built on top of OpenStack or CloudStack platform.

  • The Leadership Challenge

    by Badri Srinivasan on  Apr 20, 2012 6

    In projects that are implementing Scrum, the role of the Scrum Master is very crucial as he is a team facilitator. This article focuses on what is Servant Leadership, origins of servant leadership, how to transfer leadership to teams, the role of the Scrum Master as a Servant Leader and it expounds on the principal characteristics and traits of a Servant Leader.

Purpose Case Management

Posted by Dr. Michael Poulin on  Apr 18, 2012

This article reviews several modern movements such as Unstructured BPM, Social BPM, Dynamic BPM, and ACM. The article concludes with a generic method that allows switching between BPM and ACM. 7

Communicate Business Value to Your Stakeholders

Posted by Jenni Jepsen on  Mar 05, 2012

We often talk about projects in terms of features. Yet, it’s the benefits that make people care—and benefits equal business value. Learn why communicating about benefits makes a difference. 2

Your Brain on Scrum

Posted by Michael de la Maza on  Feb 02, 2012

Michael de la Maza shows how the latest neuroscience findings support agile software development and that there are good brain-based reasons why agile is so effective. 15

Are You a Whole Team?

Posted by Matthew Philip on  May 12, 2011

Key to the success of Agile is a "Whole Team", a cross functional team of generalizing specialists. A group that works across boundaries. Matthew Philip diagnoses some of their common problems. 2

Breaking Down Walls, Building Bridges, and Takin’ Out the Trash

Posted by Lisamarie Babik and Richard Sheridan on  Dec 22, 2010

Agile Team Rooms can help double the productivity of an Agile Team. The most common approach the Caves and Commons. At Menlo they do things differently and Lisamarie Babik has documented their setup. 9

Book Review: The Leader's Guide to Radical Management

Posted by Shane Hastie on  Nov 11, 2010

In his new book Steve Denning shows how the application of Agile methods beyond software development is having substantive positive returns in financial, sustainability and team satisfaction areas.

Agile Finance: Story Point Cost

Posted by Christopher Goldsbury on  Aug 18, 2010

This article ties a rather abstract and developer centered concept (story points) to the real world of business (spreadsheets and ledgers). Making this connection is essential for management. 5

Manager 2.0: The Role of the Manager in Scrum

Posted by Pete Deemer on  Jul 23, 2010

Scrum defines no role for a manager. Pete Deemer explores consequences and options for managers, including redefining the managerial role and appointing the manager as Scrum Master. 6

5 Configuration Management Best Practices

Posted by Chris Read on  Jun 03, 2010

This article explores things people can do from within their code to make their lives, and the lives of anyone else who has to administer or maintain their application, easier. 5

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