Posts Tagged ‘Agile’

Agile Day Atlanta 2017

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Agile Day Atlanta is a collaborative effort between three local companies VersionOne, LeadingAgile and CareerBuilder. This is a not-for-profit, community-driven conference guaranteed to provide the highest value learning experience for Agilists at all levels of maturity. Any excess funds from conference registration fees will be donated to a local charity. This year’s theme is “Takin’ […]

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Works on my Machine

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One of the most insidious obstacles to continuous delivery (and to continuous flow in software delivery generally) is the works-on-my-machine phenomenon. Anyone who has worked on a software development team or an infrastructure support team has experienced it. Anyone who works with such teams has heard the phrase spoken during (attempted) demos. The issue is so common there’s even […]

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PMI Atlanta: February Agile Forum

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The Agile Forum meetings offer an opportunity for professional networking and knowledge sharing with other agile practitioners as well as provide a learning environment for professionals interested in learning about agile techniques. Everyone is welcome to participate. February’s Presentation: “Why Transformations Fail in Large Enterprises, and What You Can Do About It” presented by Rick Austin, […]

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Is There Life Beyond Scrum?

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When Scrum was first defined, it addressed a number of issues that plagued IT organizations of the 1980s. Functional silos and their key side-effect, cross-team dependencies. Lack of clear communication. Extended lead times. Poor alignment of solutions with needs. High defect rates. More. To this day, Scrum continues to be a valuable tool for teams […]

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Miyamoto Musashi on Lean and Agile

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The legendary swordsman, Miyamoto Musashi, understood the Lean/Agile mindset perfectly 400 years ago. Here is an excerpt from Musashi’s Book of Five Rings. Two translations are given, as each brings out different nuances of the original text. Translation by Victor Harris. This translation is commonly available as a free download from many online sources, most of […]

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