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  • Culture & Methods Follow 131 Followers

    Oldies in Tech: Hiring and Getting Hired

    by Don Denoncourt Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 06, 2017

    Denoncourt gives advice to older job seekers with tips on how to go about writing cover letters, filling out resumes, handling themselves in interviews, and preparing for difficult questions and coding assessments. Employers will change their perspective of older applicants and see the benefits of hiring sage programmers that are smart, love learning and have a track record of success.

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    Louda Peña from Thoughtworks on Making Diversity Normal

    by Shane Hastie Follow 11 Followers , Louda Peña Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 02, 2017 1

    Following on from the awards and recognition that ThoughtWorks has received for inclusiveness and diversity, InfoQ spoke to Louda Peña about what it takes to foster a genuinely diverse and inclusive workplace in a global technology company and her own experiences being part of such a culture.

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    Teams and the Way They Work

    by Simon Reindl Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 18, 2017

    The terms “self-organised” and “cross functional” are often used to describe a team. What does this mean, and how will you recognise if your team has these features? Great teams work with the uniqueness of each person’s skills, experiences and outlook – forging the motivation to achieve a shared goal, within the constraints in which they operate.

Culture & Methods Follow 131 Followers

The Top 5 Problems with Distributed Teams and How to Solve Them

Posted by Hugo Messer Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 17, 2016

In this article, Hugo Messer, a seasoned distributed agile practitioner, shares the top 5 challenges distributed teams face. Based on 10 years experience, he shares practical solutions. 3

Culture & Methods Follow 131 Followers

A Case for Diversity in Our Workspaces

Posted by Sallyann Freudenberg Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 23, 2015

Dr. Sallyann Freudenberg makes a case for supporting neurodiveristy in our workplaces. 1

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Key Takeaway Points and Lessons Learned from QCon London 2015

Posted by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 01, 2015

This article summarizes the key takeaways and highlights from QCon London 2015 as blogged and tweeted by attendees.

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DIVAs Weed Them out or Nurture Them? Five Best Practices

Posted by Michael Nir Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 05, 2015

Five Best Practices to nurture the DIVAs in our organization: Learn to observe behaviors. Frame outcome of behavior. Define impact of outcome. Follow: cycle of feedback. Learn to give credit 2

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Q&A with Nadja Macht on Innovation, Flow and Continuous Improvement

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 8 Followers on  Jul 28, 2014

Nadja Macht, Flow Manager and Coach at Jimdo, talks about balancing flow and slack time in teams, doing visual management with Kanban boards and deploying retrospectives for continuous improvement.

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Remote Working Works

Posted by Tom Howlett Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 24, 2014

5 years ago we left our office and decided we could work as effectively from home. Today we're closer, collaborate more, recruit better and work more effectively. This is the story of how we work. 5

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Design For Hybrid Agile Adoption

Posted by Upadrista Venkatesh Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 01, 2011

Agile and offshore development are critical success factors for many organizations, but have never worked well together. The “Design for Hybrid Agile Adoption (DH2A)” methodology offers a solution. 3

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Interview: William E. Perry - Author iTeams – Putting the “I” Back Into Team

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 8 Followers on  May 23, 2011

In this interview, Ben Linders explores with author William E. Perry his motivation for writing the book iTeams – Putting the “I” Back Into Team and the challenges teams face and learn to deal with.

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Are You a Whole Team?

Posted by Matthew Philip Follow 0 Followers on  May 12, 2011

Key to the success of Agile is a "Whole Team", a cross functional team of generalizing specialists. A group that works across boundaries. Matthew Philip diagnoses some of their common problems. 2

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