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7 Free Tools for Creating Your Own Fonts

7 Free Tools for Creating Your Own Fonts | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Tired of seeing the same six fonts on every webpage? Check out these programs to develop a signature lettering design.
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How Full to Fill a Sprint

How Full to Fill a Sprint | Innovatus | Scoop.it
An important consideration in commitment-driven planning is how full to fill the sprint. First, understand that a sprint includes three types of time.
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The Myth of Epiphany

The Myth of Epiphany | Innovatus | Scoop.it
One of the most provocative chapters of The Myths of Innovation (book summary) is The Myth of Epiphany. This myth is the belief that there is something magical about how ideas come to us, and that ...
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Developers – Stop Doing QA’s Job - The Unit Testing Blog - Typemock

Developers – Stop Doing QA’s Job - The Unit Testing Blog - Typemock | Innovatus | Scoop.it
** Isolator V7.4.3 is our DeLorean DMC-12 to your inner Marty McFly – Give it a (unit)-test drive now ** We’ve all been there — it’s Friday night, 11PM and the system you just deployed doesn’t work. There’s a bug.
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My Experience as a QA in Scrum

My Experience as a QA in Scrum | Innovatus | Scoop.it
The QA role in Scrum is much more than just writing test cases and reporting bugs. In this article, Priyanka Hasija shares her experiences and the valuable lessons learned over the past 2 years while serving as a QA analyst on a Scrum team.
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The Surprising Benefits (and Pitfalls) of Being a "Jack of All Trades"

The Surprising Benefits (and Pitfalls) of Being a "Jack of All Trades" | Innovatus | Scoop.it
People look down on the multitalented--even the phrase "Jack of all trades, master of none" has a bit of a negative caveat. But there are a lot hidden perks that come with being a Jack. These are the best reasons you might want to reconsider the notion that a Jack of All Trades can't be equally as successful.
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Find Work You Love by Identifying Your Unique Angle

Find Work You Love by Identifying Your Unique Angle | Innovatus | Scoop.it
There are things you love to do, and there are things people pay you to do. In the perfect world those are the same thing, but realistically you need to find a balance between how you make your money while having time for your less lucrative hobbies.
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Merit Money: A reward scheme that works!

Merit Money: A reward scheme that works! | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Our Happy Melly team made it to the end of the first month and what a busy virtual team we've been. Building the new Management30 website - soon to be launched;
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Are you a visual thinker?

Are you a visual thinker? | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Here's a great way to explain why you can always remember people's faces, but struggle with their names. And it's not even an excuse! It might mean you're predisposed to visual thinking. Intrigued?
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The Power of Good

The Power of Good | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Use French and Raven’s Five Forms of Power to identify legitimate, reward, expert, referent and coercive power bases and build your own influence at work.
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Let's Acknowledge SAFe For What It Is... And Move On -

Let's Acknowledge SAFe For What It Is... And Move On - | Innovatus | Scoop.it
It seems this week more SAFe related stuff than usual made it across my desk… some positive, some negative… some old, some new… but all asking the same fundamental questions. Is SAFe the savior of all things software development? Is SAFe really agile or merely the second coming of RUP? Will SAFe survive or be …
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Why An Open Salary Policy Always Beats Secrecy

Why An Open Salary Policy Always Beats Secrecy | Innovatus | Scoop.it
For four years, journalists and entrepreneurs have asked me why we created an open salary policy at my company. Here’s the answer: it prevents evil. Open..
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Developers and Testers « Scaled Agile Framework

Developers and Testers « Scaled Agile Framework | Innovatus | Scoop.it
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This may seem quite normal to many of you, but you would be surprised at how many of these things fail out there because of people who insist on being attached to some status quo
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The Company You Work For Is Not Your Friend

The Company You Work For Is Not Your Friend | Innovatus | Scoop.it
One thing becomes apparent after the honeymoon of a newly-launched career is over: Your employer--whether it’s a scrappy startup or a massive multi-million dollar company--is not your friend. You are a resource.
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Two Words That Will Make You Happier With Your Life Choices

A psychologist reveals why aiming for "the best" isn't always the best idea.
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Get Better at Getting Better: The Kaizen Productivity Philosophy

Get Better at Getting Better: The Kaizen Productivity Philosophy | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Most productivity methods give you tools to tackle specific projects or to-dos in an organized way. Kaizen, which translates roughly to "good change," is a Japanese productivity philosophy that helps you organize everything you do.
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The problem isn’t that life is unfair – it’s your broken idea of fairness

The problem isn’t that life is unfair – it’s your broken idea of fairness | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Unless you’re winning, most of life will seem hideously unfair to you.
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How to Really Really Find Your Life Purpose (and Do the Work You Love)

How to Really Really Find Your Life Purpose (and Do the Work You Love) | Innovatus | Scoop.it
You know how you've been struggling to find your dream job? Tried everything and still feeling crappy? Well, It's not because you didn't find the right place to work in. It's not because you have the wrong position.
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Being Happy at Work Matters for You—and Your Boss

Being Happy at Work Matters for You—and Your Boss | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Being happy at work makes you a better employee and it isn't all about fun.
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Career Choices You Will Regret In 20 Years

Career Choices You Will Regret In 20 Years | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Every day we are faced with choices in our careers that will affect us over the long term. Should I volunteer for that new project? Should I ask for a raise? Should I take a sabbatical? Should I say yes to overtime?But sometimes we miss the biggest choices that will cause us to look back on our careers 20 years from now with pride and contentment — or regret.Here are some of the career choices we often make but will regret deeply in 20 years’ time:Pretending to be something you’re not. Maybe you’re pretending to be a sports fan to impress your boss, or you’re kee
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Deliver Working Software Frequently

Deliver Working Software Frequently | Innovatus | Scoop.it
The Agile Manifesto says "Deliver working software frequently". Learn to do that. The rest will follow.
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The Disease of Being Busy

The Disease of Being Busy | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Our overscheduled lives leave little time for contemplation and reflection. How do we enable each other to pause and reflect together and ask how our hearts are doing?
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