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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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I’m sometimes asked what practice or technique I would recommend for a team that’s struggling to meet commitments or has some kind of internal discontent. When I ask if the team has working agreements, usually the answer is “no”. I think too many people…

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Agile 2017 just finished up last week and I thought enough time had passed to provide a good review and rumination on the conference. The tl;dr version of this post is that I thought the conference was good – a LOT of sessions, some great conversations,…

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Summary This simple agile manifesto game will help teams learn about the agile values and principles by providing a set of pieces of the agile manifesto that can be put together after discussion and debate. Juan Absi and I (Ignacio Paz) created this…

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We’ve recently been having many conversations at Velocity Partners about a Scrum Master and the number of teams that they can successfully coach. We have really started ramping up this particular role with several clients, so our coaching staff has been…

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I’ve been running an agile exercise during my conference sessions about Agile Transformation Beyond the Team that I thought would have a lot of value to the broader agile community. I created the exercise with my partner before working here at Velocity…

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When you start working on a new web application you will probably need to analyze different tools to deal with the different functionalities that you have to work on. As soon as you start searching for alternatives you are going to run across Angular and…

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We recently held a webinar for the general public providing an Introduction to Kanban and Scrumban. While I don’t want to repeat the content that I shared there (there’s a link to the presentation here), I do want to cover a few items that I think might…
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