Posts Tagged "team"

Some thoughts on collaboration

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller Over the years I’ve participated in and…

Create positive pressure around releases

If you’re working towards a key release, the pressure mounts for everyone involved as it approaches. For the technical team responsible for…

Product development

Product development presented by Simon Baker at the Agile Evangelists Meetup¬†under the title “Product-oriented development”:

A simple measure of effectiveness

In the Lean manufacturing world there’s a measurement called First-Time-Through (FTT), which monitors whether a cell is making products right the first…

Pomodoro galore

Almost everything for us is now a pomodoro. Some time ago we replaced the per-iteration planning game with on-demand planning pomodoros and…

Team Mo

Artful? You must be joking

I mentioned before that I’ve been reading Artful Making. Well I’ve just finished it. The final chapter struck a particular chord with…

A ‘nut it out’ norm

I really like the idea of having a team norm in place to help deal with interpersonal conflict. The norm would require…

Inconspicuous authority

I talk a lot about facilitating self-organizing teams. For a Scrum Master, a little more than facilitation skills and authority for the…

Testers in our agile team

In our team, developers create the vast majority of the automated tests, whether they are acceptance tests, integration tests, or unit tests.…

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