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The Relationship between Team Emotion and Delivery

by Rafiq Gemmail Follow 6 Followers on  Feb 05, 2018

AI firm Deep Affects studied Jira projects, presenting a relationships between emotional health and team productivity. Their findings are also supported by Gallup's 2017 State of the Workforce survey which indicates the cost of not having emotionally engaged teams.

Development Follow 508 Followers

Real-Time Collaboration Comes to Atom

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Nov 15, 2017

At QCon San Francisco 2017, GitHub’s Nathan Sobo has unveiled Atom’s new real-time collaboration plugin, Teletype. Teletype aims to make it possible for two developers to code together with the same ease as coding alone.

DevOps Follow 652 Followers

The Industry Just Can't Decide about DevOps Teams

by Helen Beal Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 26, 2017

The incidence of DevOps teams is on the rise according to reports, but the industry remains divided on whether a DevOps team should even exist. Some are wary of creating additional silos, or are of the opinion that DevOps is a methodology that everyone should subscribe to in an organisation; others point to DevOps teams as an effective way of transitioning to a new way of working.

Culture & Methods Follow 524 Followers

Fearless Feedback for Software Teams

by Ben Linders Follow 20 Followers on  May 18, 2017

Feedback builds trust, increases team cohesion, and helps individuals to improve their skills and grow in their craft. An effective feedback cycle is the best possible tool for improving team performance. With feedback, issues are addressed before they become toxic and mistakes can be course-corrected early on.

Culture & Methods Follow 524 Followers

Atlassian Opens up Team Health Monitors and Team Playbook Blueprints

by Steffen Opel Follow 3 Followers on  Apr 12, 2017

After introducing a tool-agnostic version of its Team Health Monitors at Summit 2016, Atlassian now also bundles Team Playbook blueprints with the recently released Confluence Server 6.1. A Health Monitor workshop is a team self-assessment aiming to identify pain points and formulate a plan to address weak spots by running low-ceremony "plays" that "can help improve a team's overall health".

Culture & Methods Follow 524 Followers

Michael Nir on Conduct Objectives for High Team Performance

by Shane Hastie Follow 18 Followers , Stéphane Wojewoda Follow 11 Followers on  Mar 31, 2017

Michael Nir will give a talk at the upcoming Agile Games conference titled "Bring the Scrum Master a Glass of Water: Conduct Objectives for High Performance Team". InfoQ spoke to Nir about the goal of Conduct Objectives, the way to measure behavior, the common problem with the appreciation of personalities, how to use a Team Charter, and the link with Core Protocols.

Culture & Methods Follow 524 Followers

3 Years of the Merit Money System, a Revolution on the Recognition Methods Proposed by Cláudio Pires

by Rui Miguel Ferreira Follow 3 Followers on  Mar 20, 2017 4

Back in 2014, Cláudio Pires, a CEO in the healthcare business, implemented an alternative employee recognition method, the Merit Money System. Three years later, InfoQ challenged him to talk about the wins, the pitfalls and the lessons learned so far.

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Jay Simons on Acquisition of Trello

by Rui Miguel Ferreira Follow 3 Followers on  Feb 28, 2017

As announced by Atlassian, a solutions provider for team collaboration and productivity, on January 9th, 2017, the company has reached an agreement to acquire Trello, a visualization tool that makes use of boards to help teams and people manage their projects and tasks.

Culture & Methods Follow 524 Followers

The Improvisor's Code and QConSF

by Susan McIntosh Follow 9 Followers on  Jan 26, 2017

Through improv games, Ted DesMaisons and Lisa Rowland shared three hacks for building a better life - embracing failure, saying "yes," and sharing control.

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What José Mourinho Can Teach Us about Team Building

by Rui Miguel Ferreira Follow 3 Followers on  Dec 21, 2016

Alan O’Callaghan gave a presentation at the Scrum Gathering Portugal 2016 on what José Mourinho can teach us about team building. Starting with the similarities between Football and Scrum, the talk addresses the less understood characteristic that affects Scrum’s effectiveness, that is, according to the speaker, the building of self-organising teams.

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Is it Difficult for an Introvert to be a Mob Programmer?

by Savita Pahuja Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 27, 2016

This post covers the challenges of an introverted mob programmer and some possible solutions.

DevOps Follow 652 Followers

New ChatOps Platform with Enterprise Features

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 11 Followers on  Mar 14, 2016

Operable.io announced Cog, a ChatOps platform that provides fine-grained access control, UNIX-like pipelining of commands and audit logging features.

Culture & Methods Follow 524 Followers

Nurturing and Growing Agile Teams

by Ben Linders Follow 20 Followers on  Mar 02, 2016

Andy Kelk talked about nurturing and growing agile teams at 1st Conference in Melbourne, Australia. His talk is based on the blog post Culture Gardening.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 705 Followers

Riley Newman on How Airbnb Uses Data Science

by Jérôme Serrano Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 10, 2016

Riley Newman, head of data science at Airbnb, recently published an article describing how the Californian startup defines and uses data science. He explains that data can be seen as the voice of the customers, and data science as an act of interpretation. He also details several initiatives that have been particularly important for scaling data science.

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Alexey Pikulev Describes Team Trust Constellations Exercise

by Savita Pahuja Follow 2 Followers on  May 01, 2015 1

Alexey Pikulev, business agility coach at Unusual Concepts describes team trust constellations exercise in his recent blog. This exercise is based on the concept of Systematic Constellations.

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