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    10 Tools to Help Remote Web Developers Collaborate with Their Team

    by Benjamin Brandall Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 05, 2016 1

    Working remotely presents a unique set of challenges for web developers. However, by using the right tools and taking a ‘remote first’ attitude, you’ll find yourself being more productive than teams working face-to-face. Here are 10 tools for bug tracking, collaborative coding and knowledge management.

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    Collaborative Software Development Platforms for Crowdsourcing

    by Muhammad Ali Babar Follow 0 Followers , Christof Ebert Follow 0 Followers , Xin Peng Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 17, 2014

    In this IEEE article, authors provide an overview of current technologies for crowdsourcing in software development. They talk about the requirements, current practice and trends in collaborative platforms.

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    Breaking Down Walls, Building Bridges, and Takin’ Out the Trash

    by Richard Sheridan Follow 0 Followers , Lisamarie Babik Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 22, 2010 9

    Agile Team Rooms can help double the productivity of an Agile Team. Most people are familiar with the Caves and Commons approach where the team has a common area on the inside of the room and private desks on the outside. Some teams dispense with the private spaces in the room, but few go as far as Menlo dispensing with the rooms altogether.


Choose Feature Teams over Component Teams for Agility

Posted by Craig Larman Follow 3 Followers , Bas Vodde Follow 2 Followers on  Jul 15, 2008

Feature teams are key to scaling agility for large teams. In an excerpt from "Scaling Lean and Agile Development," Larman & Vodde show how feature teams resolve traditional problems & raise new issues 2


Help Your Teams Trade Cubicles for Communication Skills

Posted by Deborah Hartmann Preuss Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 24, 2008

The "self organising team" paradigm demands new skills of team members – people skills they may not already possess. Here are some strategies and resources leaders can use to impart these skills. 2


Offer People Reasons to Love Your Remote Meetings

Posted by Pete Johnson Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 10, 2007

Given their increasing frequency, the ability to effectively facilitate meetings utilizing teleconferences and desktop sharing tools is an important skill. This article offers tips and tricks. 13


Designing Collaborative Spaces for Productivity

Posted by Deborah Hartmann Preuss Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 24, 2007

A bare Agile teamroom is not enough - the comforts left behind in our traditional spaces were there for good reasons. Several experienced coaches offer advice on creating team spaces that work. 9


Agile Business Rules

Posted by James Taylor Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 04, 2006

Sometimes, a new requirement is actually a changed business rule. James Taylor looks at how a business rules engine can help Agile teams work more effectively in certain situations.


Book Excerpt: Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great

Posted by Diana Larsen Follow 0 Followers , Esther Derby Follow 2 Followers on  Aug 21, 2006

Retrospectives are traditionally held at the end of a project - too late to help. Agile teams need retrospectives that are iterative and incremental, so improvement can start as soon as possible.

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