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Archive for July 2017

Better Customer Story Told by the Product Owner: Project Insight Webinar

Germinal writings from Schwaber & Beedle (2002) stated the Product Owner is responsible for prioritizing work in the backlog.  Customer demands are prioritized by the PO but architectural and technical demands are best defined and prioritized by the architects and the software development teams. The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) defined business and architecture epics to…

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Too Much Collaboration Or Not The Right Level Of Collaboration?

A recent Harvard Business review article stated 20% to 35% of value-added collaborations come from 3% to 5% of employees.  The article also stated “collaboration is indeed the answer to many of today’s most pressing business challenges.  But more isn’t always better.  I prescribe to focused collaboration versus general collaboration so that value-driven outcome can…

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Dynamic Agile Teams

Bruce Tuckmans’s 1965 study of small group dynamics introduced the famous forming, storming, norming, and performing.  In 1977, the fifth element of adjourning was added to capture the reality that teams disband and potentially form new teams. Reteaming help us to share towers of knowledge and reduce the knowledge silos. It is also risk mitigation…

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