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    DIVAs Weed Them out or Nurture Them? Five Best Practices

    by Michael Nir Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 05, 2015 2

    Your DIVA is eating garlic AGAIN??? At Qcon SF, Rob Cromwell introduced the DIVA: Difficult, Infallible, Victim and Arrogant; referring to insufferable geniuses. To help Rob and leaders & managers with coaching a great technical employee who has interpersonal and social behavioral issues, Michael Nir compiled FIVE best practical practices for handling the DIVAs. Find them here.

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    Q&A with Nadja Macht on Innovation, Flow and Continuous Improvement

    by Ben Linders Follow 9 Followers on  Jul 28, 2014

    Retrospectives help teams to learn from their experiences and improve continuously. In this interview Nadja Macht, Flow Manager and Coach at Jimdo, talks about how to balance flow and slack time in teams, doing visual management with Kanban boards and deploying agile retrospectives for continuous improvement.

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    Remote Working Works

    by Tom Howlett Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 24, 2014 5

    Do you assume that remote working is a compromise? Around 5 years ago my team, and much of our software house, decided we could work as effectively from home. Many of us left London and headed to the country, replacing bars and restaurants with poultry keeping and mountain biking. Today we are closer, collaborate more, recruit better people and work more effectively than we ever did.

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Design For Hybrid Agile Adoption

Posted by Upadrista Venkatesh Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 01, 2011

Agile and offshore development are critical success factors for many organizations, but have never worked well together. The “Design for Hybrid Agile Adoption (DH2A)” methodology offers a solution. 3

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Interview: William E. Perry - Author iTeams – Putting the “I” Back Into Team

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 9 Followers on  May 23, 2011

In this interview, Ben Linders explores with author William E. Perry his motivation for writing the book iTeams – Putting the “I” Back Into Team and the challenges teams face and learn to deal with.

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Are You a Whole Team?

Posted by Matthew Philip Follow 0 Followers 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

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Agile and SOA, Hand in Glove?

Posted by Mary Beijleveld Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 02, 2010

We examine the compatibility between SOA and Agile development.

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Key Takeaway Points and Lessons Learned from QCon San Francisco 2008

Posted by Ryan Slobojan Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 12, 2008

The main takeway points and lessons learned from QCon San Francisco 2008 as seen by the many attendees who blogged about QCon. Experience QCon through the opinions of the attendees!

Culture & Methods Follow 175 Followers

"Who Do You Trust?" by Linda Rising

Posted by Tsutomu Yasui Follow 0 Followers , translated by Kazuteru Tajima Follow 0 Followers   on  Sep 23, 2008

Dr. Linda Rising talks about experiments conducted many years ago, presenting how deep, powerfully affecting, and difficult to avoid are human “prejudices” and “stereotypes”. 1

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Using Numbers to Communicate - in the Spirit of Agile

Posted by Linda Rising Follow 1 Followers , Barbara Chauvin Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 13, 2008

Developers and the business use numbers differently, leading to poor communication. Here the "Spirit of Agile" tells a developer the trick: translate non-computational issues into number language. 3

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Key Takeaway Points and Lessons Learned from QCon London 2008

Posted by Ryan Slobojan Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 09, 2008

The main takeway points and lessons learned from QCon London 2008 as seen by the many attendees who blogged about QCon. Experience QCon through the opinions of the attendees!

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Key Takeaway Points and Lessons Learned from QCon San Francisco 2007

Posted by Ryan Slobojan Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 27, 2007

The main takeway points and lessons learned from QCon San Francisco 2007 as seen by the many attendees who blogged about QCon. Experience QCon through the opinions of the attendees! 2

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