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Agile, SAFe, Scaling

If Agile is Dead, Who Killed It? Suspect #2: SAFe

There’s been a trend lately of IT thought-leader types claiming that the Agile movement is...

If Agile Is Dead, Who Killed It? Suspect #1: Your Boss

There’s been a trend lately of IT thought-leader types claiming that the Agile movement is...

Agile, Agile Leadership, Scrum

Agile Leaders: Driving Organizational Success

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, organizations face an ever-increasing need for Agility. Traditional hierarchical...

Agile Beyond Tech: Unlocking Agile Across Industries

Agile Beyond Software Development Agile methodologies have long been associated with the software development industry,...

Agile vs. Waterfall: The Showdown

Choosing the right approach to project management can make all the difference in project success....

Leadership, Productivity

Enabling Self-Organization in your Agile Team

A self-organized Agile team is touted as the “engine” that rapidly and responsively turns product...

Product Backlog, Product Owner, Scrum, sprint planning, Sprints

Is Your Team’s Sprint Planning Broken?

Scrum is a framework that operates in a rhythmic cadence called “sprints,” which are fixed...

Kanban, Productivity, Scrum

How Agile Leads to Cost Savings

In the past two decades, Agile methodologies like Scrum and Kanban have exploded in popularity...

Scaling

4 Reasons Why Agile Scaling Goes Wrong

Agile frameworks are predicated on the notion of forming small, cross-functional teams. A low number...

Agile Estimation: What Does It All Mean?

When it comes to estimation, Scrum doesn’t explicitly give guidance in terms of what units...

How to Get Buy-in for Refactoring

A good Product Owner is driven to maximize value. Oftentimes, that drive supersedes the need...