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What do you do when life gives you lemons? Sometimes you make lemonade. Sometimes you throw those lemons at someone. Given the time I’ve been doing this, I’ve been engaged in a few situations where my agile coaching didn’t have the desired effect and…
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I just recently returned from beautiful Little Rock, Arkansas and Little Rock Tech Fest 2017. As I described recently, it’s a great regional conference that I was fortunate to speak at and I wanted to share a couple of high points for me and some…
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In just a couple of days I’ll be speaking (well, facilitating a session) at Little Rock Tech Fest 2017. I’m humbled that I was selected to participate. It’s a great regional conference with some great speakers and topics. You can check out the schedule…
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I’ve been involved in agile coaching for several years but I’m seeing a trend of people totally misunderstanding the role of an agile coach versus that of an agile trainer. In fact, I’ve written about agile coaching here and here, and even Bob Galen,…
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When teaching Product Owner workshops, I talk about the need to get a prioritized product backlog. For some students, this is easy but many people struggle. They’re used to fixed date/fixed scope projects so they regard all items as necessary. So…
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It makes sense when you are working with a building tool like webpack to separate the app build from the vendor and polyfill builds. The main objective of this approach is to improve the payload of our site by allowing the browser to request only the code…
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As I mentioned in my previous post, I’ve spoken at conferences this year about creating a sustainable agile transformation. Our culture is often embedded in our policies and procedures and HR and Finance play a tremendous role in preserving that culture.…
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I’ve been speaking a lot this year at various conferences (Big Apple Scrum Day, Music City Agile, and Agile 2017 to name a few) about the need to engage our Human Resources and Finance teams in agile transformations. Creating a sustainable agile…
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In my previous article, we explored the train of thoughts when designing a component using test-driven development (TDD) to convert money from USD to COP. In this second part, I’ll add some additional design and introduce the use of doubles. Until now, we…
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