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Jay Simons on Acquisition of Trello

by Rui Miguel Ferreira Follow 2 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 446 Followers

The Improvisor's Code and QConSF

by Susan McIntosh Follow 8 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.

Culture & Methods Follow 446 Followers

What José Mourinho Can Teach Us about Team Building

by Rui Miguel Ferreira Follow 2 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 1 Followers on  Mar 27, 2016

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

DevOps Follow 536 Followers

New ChatOps Platform with Enterprise Features

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 8 Followers on  Mar 14, 2016 announced Cog, a ChatOps platform that provides fine-grained access control, UNIX-like pipelining of commands and audit logging features.

Culture & Methods Follow 446 Followers

Nurturing and Growing Agile Teams

by Ben Linders Follow 16 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.

Data Science Follow 590 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.


Alexey Pikulev Describes Team Trust Constellations Exercise

by Savita Pahuja Follow 1 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.


Bitbucket Launches Snippets for Teams

by Steffen Opel Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 19, 2015

Atlassian's popular source code hosting site Bitbucket launched Snippets for teams, a collaboration oriented solution to "create and manage multi-file snippets of all kinds". Snippets can be created via drag and drop, owned by a user or a team and optionally shared publicly. They are backed by Git or Mercurial repositories and can be managed via a REST API.


Being a Part of Great Scrum Team

by Savita Pahuja Follow 1 Followers on  Mar 10, 2015

This post talks about how does it feel to be a part of great scrum team.


Why Pair Programming is Hard to Implement

by Savita Pahuja Follow 1 Followers on  Dec 23, 2014 1

Pair Programming is good for increasing the software quality and collaboration within team members but it is hard to implement. This news describes the reasons why it is hard and how to figure out good practices of pair programming for your team.


Dealing with Negative Emotions in Teams

by Ben Linders Follow 16 Followers on  Dec 22, 2014

When people work together in agile teams, emotions are bound to happen. Where positive emotions can give a boost to team working, negative emotions can have significant impact on collaboration in teams and affect their productivity. Noel Radley published a report on how team mood can impact project management. InfoQ asked her why negative emotions happen and how agile teams can deal with them.


Jurgen Appelo on Better Management with Fewer Managers

by Ben Linders Follow 16 Followers on  Dec 12, 2014

At the Dare Festival Antwerp 2014 Jurgen Appelo talked about his new book Management 3.0 Workout and showed examples how organizations can improve the way that they manage themselves.


JetBrains Upsource 1.0: A New Code Reviewing Tool

by Abel Avram Follow 5 Followers on  Dec 11, 2014

JetBrains has made available Upsource 1.0, a source code collaboration tool for software development teams.


Q&A with Gerald Weinberg on The Influence of Individual Moods on Team Working

by Ben Linders Follow 16 Followers on  Dec 11, 2014

InfoQ is researching the factors that influence the mood of teams. As team mood is an aggregation of the individual moods of team members, understanding the individual mood and how it influences team working can help to learn more about team moods. InfoQ interviewed Gerald Weinberg about individual and team mood, influencing the mood of individuals and discussing moods in teams.

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