Brendan Marsh and Kristian Lindwall present what they believe an Agile Coach is, give some insight into the daily life of an Agile Coach at Spotify & explain why they believe Coaches help others win.
David Tanzer takes a look at the current status of software development and suggests what a team can do to stay competitive, and what a developer can do so his/her employers still need him over time.
Terry Yin explains different programming exercises, outlining the difference in their effectiveness.
Olivier Gourment explains, step by step, how any team or organization can adopt Agile code reviews which are known to reduce the costs of defect fixing by half.
Tom Santero explores the various configurations of distributed teams, dissecting both productive as well as undesirable qualities that emerge when working remotely. We will postulate that distributed teams are novel and worth considering, but ultimately impossible to reduce and replicate.
Nikola Karpisek tells the story of decorating his house using an agile approach: a small board and convincing the contractors to use yellow post-it’s.
Bob Gower provides a holistic perspective on Agile: foundational concepts, the place of Agile practices and concepts, and the specific steps to improve product quality, morale, and time to market.
Bas Vodde explores five principles of managing software development resulting from his own development and coaching management experience in several large agile development projects.
Dana Caulder discusses how to improve team communication and delivery, aligning processes and tooling for iterative improvement, processes to mitigate team member turnover and speed-up onboarding.
Oliver Szymanski reviews the pros and cons of several frameworks and tools when one attempts to use them in an Agile environment.
Kristian von Bengtson discusses the challenges met developing space crafts in a nonprofit environment, plus political and legal loopholes which help to keep an amateur space program on track.
Sue Johnston advises on communicating with different types of personalities starting from known psychological principles with the aim to improve relationships at work and in daily life.