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    Dialling in: Atkins and the Communication Challenge, Runners up to the 2017 Spark Award

    by Helen Walton Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 10, 2017

    The benefits of collaboration and knowledge sharing are well-known, yet any large organisation understands how challenging it is to keep employees feeling connected. The runners up to this year’s Spark Award, sponsored by HotelBeds, are Atkins, a design, engineering and project delivery organisation of over 18,000 people who have been experimenting with a mix of communication methods.

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    Product Development in Distributed Teams

    by Savita Pahuja Follow 1 Followers , Hugo Messer Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 06, 2017

    This article focuses on how to do product development in distributed teams. It shares some virtues and practices which help to minimize challenges and develop the right product. It covers tools to help overcome challenges due to distribution and foster good behaviours. It explains how to perform various product oriented activities like user research, story mapping, planning and refinements.

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    The Divisive Effect of Separate Issue Tracking Tools

    by Matthew Skelton Follow 2 Followers , Manuel Pais Follow 8 Followers on  Mar 22, 2017

    Separate issue tracking systems for Development and IT Operations are a source of conflict and ineffectiveness for many organizations. For effective Database Lifecycle Management (DLM), we typically need shared issue tracking systems where DBA teams can see upcoming work from Development and Development teams can see details of live service issues logged from Production.

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Teams and the Way They Work

Posted by Simon Reindl Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 18, 2017

What does a team look like, and what do they have to help them be a successful team? This article discusses some of the tools and techniques that teams use to become and maintain team effectiveness.

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Developing Quality Software: Differentiating Factors

Posted by Cynthia Freeney Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 02, 2017

The level of software quality attainable is reflective of organizational commitment to a range of quality factors covering environments, experience, skills, education and processes.

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Managing Cultural Differences in Your Distributed Team

Posted by Hugo Messer Follow 0 Followers , Savita Pahuja Follow 1 Followers on  Dec 10, 2016

This article focuses on how cultural differences influence collaboration in distributed teams. It shares some virtues and practices which help to bridge cultural differences between team members.

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The Top 5 Problems with Distributed Teams and How to Solve Them

Posted by Hugo Messer Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 17, 2016

In this article, Hugo Messer, a seasoned distributed agile practitioner, shares the top 5 challenges distributed teams face. Based on 10 years experience, he shares practical solutions. 3

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Christine Doig on Data Science as a Team Discipline

Posted by Srini Penchikala Follow 22 Followers on  Aug 26, 2016

Christine Doig spoke at OSCON Conference about data science as a team discipline and how to navigate data science Python ecosystem. InfoQ spoke with Christine about challenges of data science teams.

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Exercises for Building Better Teams

Posted by Justyna Wykowska Follow 1 Followers on  May 30, 2016

Team that perform great have a perfect balance of orientation on people and results. This article provides several exercises to explore how your team is doing and find your own state of perfection.

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InfoQ at 10

Posted by Floyd Marinescu Follow 26 Followers on  May 25, 2016

We know that software is changing the world, and we’ve come to see our impact as accelerating the software side of that change. With that passion, we started InfoQ 10 years ago. 9

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The Volcano - Prioritize Work for Multiple Teams & Products

Posted by Tomas Rybing Follow 0 Followers on  May 21, 2016

It is always a challenge to pick the correct priorities. Which one of work A or B shall you do first? The Volcano is a tool to prioritize work for multiple teams working with several products. 1

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Q&A with the Authors on "Requirements: The Masterclass LiveLessons-Traditional, Agile, Outsourcing"

Posted by Rui Miguel Ferreira Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 17, 2016

InfoQ interviewed Suzanne and James Robertson on the "Requirements: The Masterclass LiveLessons - Traditional, Agile, Outsourcing" to get further insights into some of the topics addressed.

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