Archive for September, 2008

You are the Impediment

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In my post “Secretaries Make the Best ScrumMasters”, I made the point that ScrumMasters and Agile Project Managers need to be held to a higher standard. Tracking impediments is not enough. Helping the team remove impediments is not enough. We need project leaders than can help the team anticipate impediments and work to make sure […]

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Agile and UI design

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A few days ago, one of my Twitter buddies asked me to explain how the UI designers fit in on an agile team. I have some experience working with dedicated design teams and user experience folks so I thought I’d take a stab at his question and share my perspective. Once I finished my note […]

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Secretaries Make the Best ScrumMasters

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Okay… so my writing is slowing down again. I just spent the past few weeks preparing for Agile 2008 and now am in the thick of getting ready for the APLN Leadership Summit in Atlanta¬†and preparing more presentations for talks coming up in the next few months. I have new found respect for folks that […]

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