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    How Lean Problem Solving Increases Agile Team Productivity: a Mobile Applications Startup Example

    by Kevin Raynel Follow 0 Followers , Marc Legru Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 03, 2018

    People in IT tend to push solutions without being sure of the effects nor evaluating the results. And they lack approaches to help doers improve day-to-day job practices. We follow a mobile dev and his CTO on their Lean IT path to improve deployments of a mobile app, and increase team productivity by 15%. This example shows how lean management posture and problem-solving help agile teams.

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    How to be Confident That Your Microservices Can Still Communicate in Production with Pact and Docker

    by Harry Winser Follow 1 Followers on  Dec 29, 2017

    Consumer-driven contracts enable our teams at Rightmove to work independently, and be confident that their changes won’t break other services when deploying their own. It also improves communication between teams, and helps to get developers thinking about API design early on.

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    Agile for Marketing and Communication

    by Ben Linders Follow 18 Followers on  Dec 22, 2017

    Agile Marketing and Communication (MarCom) bridge the IT and communication disciplines. Communication professionals started to apply agile in their projects, which has led to better collaboration and increased productivity and creativity. Professionals take on tasks outside their usual responsibilities and duties, and it's the team that decides how the work is prioritized and done.

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Frugal Innovation: Doing More with Less

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 18 Followers on  Dec 20, 2017

Frugal innovation provides ways to do more and better with less. It helps us to solve problems with limited resources in a sustainable way and to address inequality and empower billions of people.

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Q&A on the Book "Agile People"

Posted by Shane Hastie Follow 17 Followers on  Dec 17, 2017

Pia-Maria Thorén has written a book in which she challenges the role of Human Resources in organisations, identifies where the current approaches are not working and why they need to change. 1

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Q&A with Eberhard Wolff On the Book “A Practical Guide to Continuous Delivery”

Posted by Dylan Raithel Follow 8 Followers on  Dec 14, 2017

InfoQ interviews Eberhard Wolff, author of Continuous Delivery: A Practical Guide, for an overview of his work on CD and some of the major concepts behind successful CD adoption in organizations.

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What Does Company-Wide Agility Imply?

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 18 Followers on  Dec 11, 2017

Explore how to apply Beyond Budgeting, Open Space, and Sociocracy to support values that drive company-wide agility: Self-organization, transparency, constant customer focus, and continuous learning.

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Relearning to Learn

Posted by Don Denoncourt Follow 3 Followers on  Dec 07, 2017

I've been reading tech mostly wrong. I was understanding what I read but I wasn't remembering enough. After an in depth investigation I've restructured my learning strategy. 5

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Soft Skill Patterns for Software Developers: The “Learning from Unintended Failures” Pattern

Posted by Kevin Jackson Follow 1 Followers on  Dec 05, 2017

Soft Skill Patterns describe human behaviours that effectively solve recurring problems. The "Learning from Unintended Failures" pattern helps us improve the resilience of a system after a failure.

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Customize Your Agile Approach: What Kinds of Leadership Does Your Project Need?

Posted by Johanna Rothman Follow 7 Followers on  Dec 02, 2017

This fourth article about customizing your agile approach explores the kind of leadership your project might need and who might provide it. 1

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Q&A on the Book "A Seat at the Table"

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 18 Followers on  Nov 29, 2017

In the book A Seat at the Table, Mark Schwartz explores what IT leadership looks like in an agile environment, advising CIOs to set a vision for IT and take accountability for business outcomes.

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Scaling Agile - Master Planning Together

Posted by Ole Jepsen Follow 9 Followers on  Nov 26, 2017

This third article in the series about making scaled agile work explores how to do the master planning together. It builds on top of slicing stories and building a common understanding. 3

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