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Michael Küsters
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Why one size of "Agile" can't fit all
Have you ever wondered why there isn't one "Agile" approach that works everywhere? After all, being agile is about being flexible - so why not invent a sufficiently flexible method that's suitable in every context? This model is an attempt at explaining: Th...
Why one size of "Agile" can't fit all
Why one size of "Agile" can't fit all
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Why "Agile" rarely works
Have you ever wondered why every organization wants to be agile, yet very few managers are?  In this article, I will explore a highly philosophical model to attempt an answer. TL;DR: Because it means changing how we see reality - and that's a price few are ...
Why "Agile" rarely works
Why "Agile" rarely works
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Agility isn't for everyone!
A lot of conflict in the workplace is caused by different expectations regarding the nature of the work. And agilists may not even be helping - they might jsut make it worse! Here's why: The Stacey Matrix - annotated with character traits. Character traits ...
Agility isn't for everyone!
Agility isn't for everyone!
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Order vs. Chaos - a look at the science
Order creates a feeling of safety. Chaos, on the other hand, is a term with negative connotation. But is order really what we want? Using an analogy from material sciences, let's take a different look at the struggle of "order versus chaos". Take a look at ...
Order vs. Chaos - a look at the science
Order vs. Chaos - a look at the science
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"Googlewins Law" - The Google Argument
Maybe you've had an occasion with "The Google Argument" before. I call it "Googlewin's Law". What is it and how does it damage dialogue? In homage to Godwin's Law, I call for " Googlewin's Law ", and would phrase it like this: " As a technical discussion gr...
"Googlewins Law" - The Google Argument
"Googlewins Law" - The Google Argument
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The system: People
To successfully change the culture within an organization, we need to understand the system we are operating in and how people within that system interact. This isn't as simple as it looks, so here is a standard map ... People and Interactions over Processe...
The system: People
The system: People
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Test Pyramid Explained - Part 2: Measurement Systems
Understanding the "Why" of the Test Pyramid is important in making the right decisions. This article examines the underlying foundation of testing: making statements about quality. Why do we need to consider the test pyramid when creating our test suite? Ho...
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Test Pyramid Explained - part 1
Let's take a deeper look at what the Test Pyramid is, and how it can help us achieve sustainable, high quality. In this section, we will take a look at the left part of the picture only, as understanding this portion is essential to making sense of the righ...
Test Pyramid Explained - part 1
Test Pyramid Explained - part 1
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Hybrid Agile
Hybrid Agile
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Not Scrum - not a problem
We have been warned in our CSM training: "Scrum’s roles, events, artifacts, and rules are immutable and although implementing only parts of Scrum is possible, the result is not Scrum ." - any deviation from Scrum leads to a dangerous "Scrum-But" - or worse ...
Not Scrum - not a problem
Not Scrum - not a problem
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