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  • Q&A on the Book Timing Is Almost Everything

    by Ben Linders on  May 29, 2017

    Executives can and should get involved with the way that software is being developed. In his book Timing is Almost Everything, Roland Racko shows how you can increase software success by using a "management by query" executive style in the early stages of software development initiatives to influence how teams think and behave.

  • Consensual Software: How to Prioritize User Safety

    by Danielle Leong on  May 18, 2017 4

    This article covers how consensual software will help address online harassment and abuse vectors before they get out of hand. It also covers some features the GitHub Community & Safety team has built and how we review features from other teams.

  • The Microgaming Idea Factory: Innovation in Practice within a Leading Online Gaming Software Company

    by Helen Walton on  May 06, 2017

    It’s easy to get so bogged down in the pressure of daily work that we don’t have time to think creatively or space to implement ideas. We talk about empowering staff, but few are offered any opportunity to innovate outside their direct role. Microgaming built the Microgaming Idea Factory to ensure innovation was company-wide. Winner of The Spark Award 2017, sponsored by hotelbeds.

Book Q&A on Product Mastery

Posted by Ben Linders on  Mar 26, 2017

In his new book Product Mastery Geoff Watts, Scrum and leadership coach, explores what he calls “the difference between good and great product ownership”.

The Divisive Effect of Separate Issue Tracking Tools

Posted by Matthew Skelton Manuel Pais on  Mar 22, 2017

The choice of issue tracking tools and usage seems a no-brainer: pick the tool that does the job best. But in today's world of continuous delivery and operations, teams need to work closer than ever.

Teams and the Way They Work

Posted by Simon Reindl 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.

Q&A on the Book Agile Engagement

Posted by Ben Linders on  Mar 10, 2017

In the book Agile Engagement, Santiago Jaramillo and Todd Richardson explore why employees can be disengaged, and provide solutions for measuring and driving engagement in organizations. 1

The Triangle of Self Organization

Posted by Andy Brandt on  Mar 06, 2017

The Triangle of Self Organization identifies three essential components needed to guide the process and shows how to choose them consciously to successfully use self-organization as a management tool.

Q&A on The Great ScrumMaster

Posted by Ben Linders on  Feb 03, 2017

The Great ScrumMaster explores the ScrumMaster role and provides solutions for dealing with everyday and difficult situations. 3

Inclusive Collaboration and the Silence Experiment

Posted by Sallyann Freudenberg on  Nov 14, 2016

This article introduces Inclusive Collaboration and describes the Silence Experiment to help teams consider different aspects of collaboration and work more effectively with all types of minds. 3

Agile Sailors - A Journey from a Monolithic Approach to Microservices

Posted by Michael Gruczel Sigi Kaltenecker Hans Gruber on  Nov 11, 2016

Over the last couple of years eSailors IT solutions has implemented big technological and organisational changes: cross-functional teams, dynamic loops, microservices, and leadership as a team sport.

Internal Tech Conferences - How and Why

Posted by Matthew Skelton Victoria Morgan-Smith on  Oct 10, 2016

Matthew Skelton and Victoria Morgan-Smith discuss how to use internal conferences to boost your organisation’s social capital, the currency by which relationships flourish and businesses thrive.

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