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  • Author Q&A: From Hierarchy to High Performance

    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”. The premise of the book is that the management structures and employee engagement systems that most organizations apply are not (may never have really been) relevant and useful for the 21st century.

  • Why the Agile Manifesto Still Matters

    The lack of appreciation for the relevance of the Agile Manifesto’s Values and Principles, even to the point of people “doing Agile” and not being aware of these fundamental ideas at all, can be a serious problem. This article explains why the Manifesto still matters.

  • Q&A on the Book Emotional Science

    The book Emotional Science by Michael K Sahota and Audree Tara Sahota provides an understanding of emotions, which, as stated by the authors, goes beyond current models in psychology. The book provides exercises that can be used to become aware of emotions and learn how to deal with them, which is a practical way of increasing your Emotional Intelligence.

  • How to Achieve Collaboration as a Key Driver for Continuous Testing

    Far too often the dream of a successful digital transformation shatters against a limited, team-centric continuous testing strategy. This article describes how testing must be applied to fit not only agile teams but also the whole enterprise, why collaboration is the key enabler and how different testing techniques work together for overall success.

  • 2018 State of Testing Report

    The State of Testing 2018 report provides insights into the adoption of test techniques, practices, and test automation, and the challenges that testers are facing. It shares results from this year’s testing survey. InfoQ held an interview with the organizers of the State of Testing survey.

  • How Technology Is Impacting the Future of Work through Fragmentation

    One of the side effects of technology’s evolution is that it fragments existing architectures and creates new structures in the process. AI and Blockchain are currently doing this, but this pattern has been seen before and will continue as tech evolves. According to Kary Bheemaiah, fragmentation is impacting the future of work; it’s a tech-lead reality to be observed and leveraged when possible.

  • Psychological Safety in Training Games

    Games can be safe places where people can learn lessons experientially under controlled circumstances and generate insights that can be applied to their daily work. Sometimes though, games can get too personal and uncomfortable. A facilitator can create safety mechanisms for these games, including making it easy and safe for people to opt-in and opt-out.

  • Decision Making in a Company with No Managers

    Self-managed companies are emerging as a viable option for the future of work. The transformation from standard hierarchical organisation to a flat structure is definitely beneficial, but obviously a challenging process. This article explores how SoftwareMill, a Polish software house, did it.

  • Q&A on the Book The Age of Agile

    The book The Age of Agile by Steve Denning defines the goals, values, principles, and techniques for Agile management together with stories about how large organizations are applying this to deliver value on a large scale.

  • Beyond Copy-Pasting Methods: Navigating Complexity

    This article explores how you can try out a context-specific approach, which leads to a context-specific experience. Once we understand more about the complexity behind the problems which we are trying to solve with agile, we clarify the purpose of our agile practice. This is the starting point from which we can build a common focus and sense of priority within our agile culture.

  • Scaling Agile – Big Room Planning

    This third article in the series about making scaled agile work explores how to do big room planning. It’s two days of planning together with all program and team members every three months providing an overview of all the work to be done in the next quarter. Towards the end of the two days, team and program objectives for the three months are agreed upon, and risks are discussed and mitigated.

  • TalentSumerization – The Employee Experience in Agile Enterprises

    Talent, knowledge and leadership are today’s currency for competitiveness. HR teams that begin to think about their roles as creating an employment experience will be on the leading edge of modern workplaces. This article explores how Consumerization of Human Resources” – or “TalentSumerization” – can be used to create a social, mobile, and consumer-style employee experience.

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