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A short guide on delegating

The topic of delegation is not strictly related to agility, but it can be a significant topic in an already agile environment or in an environment moving into that direction. The inherent challenges are apparent as well. In most organisations one of the awaited benefits…

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What is technical debt?

“If you carry this way of working on for months or years, you get a lot of technical debt …” states the blogpost we have been covering recently. Unfortunately, it is only a declaration, lacking any kind of explanation. Therefore it is impossible to argue…

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What requirement changes are bad?

There is a blogpost on quora.com dealing with the topic of why some developers in prominent companies think of agile methodology as nonsense. The post concludes that the agile model is only usable for time-critical, short term projects lasting a maximum of six weeks. It…

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Feature selection made easy with this quick guide

Have you heard the phrase “Everything is important!” or “Everything is top priority”? Such statements can result in effects that ripple through product development. No matter what, delivery teams will have the same work capacity and they won’t be able to deliver more. Forcing the…

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Top Management’s Relationship with Agile Methodologies

For any successful agile transformation it is essential to train all three involved parties (management, delivery and business side) within an organization – says Árpád Zsolt Bodó, the founder of Sprint Consulting. Today an agile training program, built into the employers’ compensation packages, is very…

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