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Month: June 2018

Saying goodbye: the hardest

Saying “goodbye” to an awesome team is so very, very hard. What have we learned? I’ll warrant more about ourselves through each other than we’d have learned alone. Two quotes have been swimming in my mind tonight, one from the Bard and one from a seminal film.

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Agile team size

What’s the “right” Agile team size? Smaller is better. A collection of excerpts and quotes on Agile team size, you may find this useful in discussion with Product Owners and those “paying the bills”. Empirical data is paramount to show how and why a specific team size is best in your situation…

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Agile software development

This post is the text of an article I wrote and internally published on Friday, 27th April 2018 while working at NBN Australia to provide an Iteration Manager aka Scrum Master retrospective the day before our next Program Increment planning session. It’s from a point in time where the Iteration Manager (me!) was looking at what’s changed and what challenges are still to come for the development team.

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