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Agile Retrospectives: Why Bother? | All About Agile

Agile Retrospectives: Why Bother? | All About Agile | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it
Retrospectives in Scrum (called reflections in eXtreme Programming) are a key agile practice. The mechanics of a retrospective—a meeting through which the team assesses its performance and sets goals for improvement—are fairly straightforward.
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InfoQ: The Most Influential People in Agile

InfoQ: The Most Influential People in Agile | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it
A recent post by Paul Dolman-Darrall on the Value, Flow, Quality blog proposed a list of the 20 most influential people in the Agile community.
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Pragmatic Agilist: How Do You Vote Someone Off of Your Agile Team?

Pragmatic Agilist: How Do You Vote Someone Off of Your Agile Team? | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it

One of the conundrums of agile conversion is that although you are ordered by management to "self-organize," you don't get to pick your own team. You may not have pictured it this way, but your agile team members are going to be the same people you worked with before, when you were all doing waterfall

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TestCoverage

TestCoverage | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it

From time to time I hear people asking what value of test coverage (also called code coverage) they should aim for, or stating their coverage levels with pride. Such statements miss the point. Test coverage is a useful tool for finding untested parts of a codebase. Test coverage is of little use as a numeric statement of how good your tests are.

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Agile, DevOps, Continuous Delivery – Don’t Limit Your Ability Because of Your Vocabulary… | Agile Zone

Agile, DevOps, Continuous Delivery – Don’t Limit Your Ability Because of Your Vocabulary… | Agile Zone | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it
It seems to me that in the last few years there has been a pretty
significant change in the thought patterns around how you run Web
Operations. I don’t...
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Hiring is a Team Activity | All About Agile

Hiring is a Team Activity | All About Agile | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it
In an earlier article, I said, “Hiring new people for a team should always be a joint decision that involves team members.” After all, who has more at stake than the people who will work with the new person day in and day out?
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Daily Scrum: Not Just for ScrumMasters | Mike Cohn's Blog - Succeeding With Agile®

Tips on preventing the daily scrum or daily standup from turning into a status meeting aimed solely at the Scrum Master.
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Agile Delivery of Customer Value

Agile Delivery of Customer Value | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it
How WIKISPEED inherits from the Agile Manifesto and its 12 principles to maximize customer visible value across non-software-centric organizations.
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Agile Blog: Does a Scrum Master need technical or functional background ?

Agile Blog: Does a Scrum Master need technical or functional background ? | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it

Do you expect your Scrum Master to understand Java coding standards ? Should the Scrum Master have a deep understanding of differences between the four products the customer is building ?

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We're Not So Different, You And I - Agile Management | NOOP.NL

We're Not So Different, You And I - Agile Management | NOOP.NL | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it
Every time when I travel to another country (and I really mean every time) people ask me, “Is Agile management different in other countries?” “Are the Agile people in China different from us?” “Do they have other problems in Eastern...
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CloudBees Blog: Jenkins Jabber Plugin with Google Talk

CloudBees Blog: Jenkins Jabber Plugin with Google Talk | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it

Jenkins is a continuous integration server communicating with many different protocols, such as SSH, Git and SVN. One of the more interesting ones is around instant messaging. This blog entry will focus on the Jabber protocol and how you can turn Jenkins into Jabber bot with the Jabber plugin.

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Agile Interruptions | All About Agile

Agile Interruptions | All About Agile | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it
By Mike Griffiths “My team has stopped talking to me, and I like it!” This may sound like heresy since agile teams are centered on face-to-face conversation, but as with most sound-bites it is missing context and clarification.
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» Why a Basketball Team is a Scrum Team » Agile Scout

» Why a Basketball Team is a Scrum Team » Agile Scout | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it

Do I really think a winning basketball team is like a Scrum Team?

Sure do. Here’s why…

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Building Real Software: You don’t need Testers – Or do you?

Building Real Software: You don’t need Testers – Or do you? | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it

I talk to a lot of people in both big and small software development organizations about how they manage software development, how they’re organized, what practices they follow and what practices actually work.

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3 Major Misconceptions About Agile | All About Agile

3 Major Misconceptions About Agile | All About Agile | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it
This is a guest blog post from Maria Burton from Focus On Training...
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Using planning poker cards to estimate larger amounts of work (projects) | Agile Advice – Working With Agile Methods (Scrum, OpenAgile, Lean)

Using planning poker cards to estimate larger amounts of work (projects) | Agile Advice – Working With Agile Methods (Scrum, OpenAgile, Lean) | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it

You have been fighting for the right for your SCRUM or OpenAgile team to do the right thing and allow the TEAM to estimate the work for a project instead of having a PM, senior manager or Committee just make something up for team. Congratulations…

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Import Continuous Delivery - Part 1: Agile Processes taken to the Next Level

Import Continuous Delivery - Part 1: Agile Processes taken to the Next Level | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it
This is Part 1 of a three-part series designed to extrapolate on the concept of Continuous Delivery in the context of DevOps, the process flow and tools...
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Our Simple Jenkins Configuration and Deployment | Javalobby

Our Simple Jenkins Configuration and Deployment | Javalobby | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it

At Okta, we’ve gone through many iterations of using Jenkins to build and test our software. We use a number of tools to make sure our code works properly, and we like to have Jenkins manage these. The list would be familiar to anyone using the Java environment

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Scrum: Tracking Impediments

Scrum: Tracking Impediments | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it
Impediment tracking tools add a level of separation between the scrum team and the Product Owner that prevents direct communication and mutual understanding.
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Why Do Scrum? | All About Agile

Why Do Scrum? | All About Agile | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it
If we hear about Scrum and want to convince some managers to do it, how should we present the benefits of this approach?
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Check In, Don't Check Up | Mike Cohn's Blog - Succeeding With Agile®

Check In, Don't Check Up | Mike Cohn's Blog - Succeeding With Agile® | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it
Describes four things a scrum master or agile project manager can do to avoid micromanaging an agile team...
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Agile Beyond Software - Agile for the Whole Organization | CollabNet Agile Blog CollabNet Agile Blog

Agile Beyond Software - Agile for the Whole Organization | CollabNet Agile Blog CollabNet Agile Blog | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it

In my last few Agile Basics classes, I have noticed a welcome trend: People with roles outside of IT are attending classes in conjunction with the development teams. People from sales, marketing, accounting, HR and even executive branches have started to recognize that learning about Agile has a positive impact on the whole organization

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Waterfall versus Scrum: How do they compare? | Lean Agile Training

I have recently been asked for advice on how to compare Waterfall (WF) and Scrum. This is a hard question in some ways: the best way to compare will depend on the person you are talking to. Another problem is that few people do ‘pure’ waterfall in actual practice. And the variations of Waterfall are many.

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11 Self-organizing Teams Teaching Themselves Agile at the Same Time | All About Agile

11 Self-organizing Teams Teaching Themselves Agile at the Same Time | All About Agile | Agile in Dev Teams | Scoop.it
In a previous post I talked about how I came to learn that I could teach Agile to lots of people at the same time. In writing that post I realized that it was a great illustration of self-organization.
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Agile Otter Blog: Seem, Be, Become - Choose a path.

There are many kinds of good, and how we approach them tells a lot about us as people. Take 'Agile' for software developers.

There are (at least) three different ways to approach this particular kind of good:

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