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    CA Technologies' Agile Transformation: A Firsthand Perspective

    by Christine Hudson Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 07, 2018 1

    Agile may not be capable of solving every last problem, but it can go a long way in preparing businesses for disruption and delivering a host of agile-based competitive advantages. Since CA began practicing agile at scale and business agility, we’ve made it easier for leaders, lines of business and teams to work together – and with our customers – on a global scale.

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    From Warfare to Outsourced Software Development

    by Medhat Sabry Follow 1 Followers on  Dec 02, 2018

    There are parallels between outsource software development and military engagements which can shed light on some tactics that may help delivering software products. Medhat explores three ideas from military strategy which project management can use to improve the likelihood of success in outsource software development projects.

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    Three Keys to a Successful “Pre-Mortem”

    by Willow Brugh Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 28, 2018

    Talking about what might go wrong acknowledges that many things are out of our control, and that we might mess up the things which are within our control. To have this conversation safely involves a structured activity called a pre-mortem. If held with some regularity, and always with creative problem solving time at the end, it can build a safe space for adaptation in the face of adversity.

Culture & Methods Follow 882 Followers

Q&A on the Book “Distributed Teams: The Art and Practice of Working Together While Physically Apart”

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers , John O'Duinn Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 24, 2018

Distributed Teams is a practical guide for people who work in distributed or dispersed teams. It details the business, social and personal benefits with suggestions for effective communication.

Culture & Methods Follow 882 Followers

Great Scrum Masters Are Grown, Not Born

Posted by Lyssa Adkins Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 22, 2018

Becoming a great Scrum Master is a process of mindset shift and skill development. Scrum Masters are Agile Coaches because they do what coaches at the program level do within the scope of teams. 2

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The New Killer Apps: Teamwork and Weak Signal Detection Lessons from the Military

Posted by Brian Rivera Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 13, 2018

This article explores teamwork and weak signal detection lessons from the military that can help forward-leaning leaders create the organizational agility and safety they need to survive and thrive.

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How to Source Control Your Databases for DevOps

Posted by Jonathan Allen Follow 655 Followers on  Nov 12, 2018

A robust DevOps environment requires continuous integration for all components. In this article, we discuss the unique aspects of a database in a successful continuous integration environment. 2

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Q&A on the Book Code with the Wisdom of the Crowd

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers , Mark Pearl Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 08, 2018

The book Code with the Wisdom of the Crowd by Mark Pearl explains how mob programming can be used to collaboratively solve problems.

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Q&A on the Book Bitwise - A Life in Code

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers , David Auerbach Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 01, 2018

In the book Bitwise - A Life in Code, David Auerbach discusses the gap between how computers picture the world and how it really is, and provides his story of attempting to close that gap.

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Author Q&A: From Hierarchy to High Performance

Posted by Doug Kirkpatrick Follow 0 Followers , Shane Hastie Follow 30 Followers on  Oct 29, 2018

In a new book From Hierarchy to High Performance, the authors provide a series of essays designed to help “Unleash the Hidden Superpowers of Ordinary People to Realize Extraordinary Results”.

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Service Delivery Review: The Missing DevOps Feedback Loop?

Posted by Matthew Philip Follow 1 Followers on  Oct 28, 2018

This article introduces the service-delivery review and answers questions like: does the team know what their customer values about their service? How can we regularly assess service fitness?

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Scaling Agile in a Data-Driven Company

Posted by Antonello Mantuano Follow 0 Followers , Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Oct 25, 2018

The IT department of Cerved Group experimented with Scrum, Kanban, Lean, SAFe, and Nexus, to learn what works for them and fine-tune and continuously improve their way of working.