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What Is Agile? A Philosophy That Develops Through Practice

Agile’s flexibility is attractive, but its lack of specificity leads teams to misinterpret its applications. Agile expert Umar Ali explains how he helps teams prioritize values over practices.

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Umar Ali

Umar Ali

Tips for Effective Agile Budgeting and Forecasting

Adaptability is a core pillar of Agile. As such, Agile budget planning needs to be approached with a flexible mindset. These tips can help you deliver projects on budget without sacrificing quality.

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Katie Shevlin

Katie Shevlin

Remote Solutions for Effective Agile Retrospectives

Leading effective remote retrospectives can be challenging. These videoconferencing best practices will help you run successful retros whether your teams are remote or in-house.

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Jim Stewart

Jim Stewart

Stay on Track With These Proven Agile Project Estimation Techniques

Estimation is an important part of Agile project delivery, and there are many ways to weigh and rank the items in a backlog. This comprehensive guide can help you decide which method is best suited to your team and project.

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Jonathan Donado

Jonathan Donado

How to Facilitate Change Through Agile Servant-leadership

The philosophy of servant-leadership gives project managers a superpower to influence teams without direct authority, which allows them to drive change across the organization more effectively.

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Alvaro Villena

Alvaro Villena

Mission Driven Development

Growing organizations often find that Scrum is no longer enough but switching to SAFe is too complicated. Mission Driven Development utilizes the 6-week cycle and offers a lightweight approach to scaling Agile.

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Alvaro Villena

Alvaro Villena

Agile Documentation: Balancing Speed and Knowledge Retention

The various documents, artifacts, and the processes that generate documentation are some of the main symbols of the Waterfall model. Borrowing from Lean, Agile considers a lot of documentation as “waste” that needs to be eradicated in order to streamline the development lifecycle.

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Vinod Sukumaran

Vinod Sukumaran

A Road to Better Agile Testing

The yearly World Quality Report created by Capgemini shows that 42% of survey respondents list a “lack of professional test expertise” as a challenge in applying testing to Agile development. While the advent of Agile has brought the increased speed of iterations for software development, in some cases this has come at the cost of quality.

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Vytas Butkus

Vytas Butkus

The Comprehensive List of Agile Conferences

The only Agile conference list you will ever need. This list contains 116 Agile conferences all around the world. It is arranged by month and includes insights about notable conferences, locations, and ticket prices.

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Vytas Butkus

Vytas Butkus

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