Archive for July, 2012

Focus On What To Leave Out

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As an avid photographer I’ve learned a lesson that sometimes a well composed photo depends more on what is left out of the photo. More is not always better and can sometimes ruin what could have been a good composition. As an example, this photo is as was taken. I realized there were distracting elements […]

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What is a Qualified User Story?

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Regardless of the client I work with, the teams seem to initially struggle with understanding how big (or small) a User Story is, relative to Epics, Features, and Tasks.  It doesn’t help when they first ask how big user stories are and my first response is “it depends“. It’s not uncommon to find team members […]

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That’s Not Agile!?

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Agile at the Enterprise Level is not about the two-week inspect and adapt cycle… it’s about small batches and flow. You may have noticed that LeadingAgile is growing… and we are growing fast. Why? A large part of our approach to selling involves deeply understanding what our customers need and helping them craft solutions that […]

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