Blog Posts Tagged “economically-sensible”

Project Focus Is An Impediment to Long-Lived Teams

Many companies operate with a project-based focus. When a new project is authorized, often times a new team is created to work on that project. Frequently the members of this new team may have limited prior experience working with one another. In those cases, we have to spend…

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Economically Sensible Change

In the VersionOne 9th Annual State of the Agile Survey, 56 percent of the respondents cited “the ability to manage changing priorities” as a reason for adopting agile. That doesn’t surprise me at all, since more traditional forms of development are quite fragile to changing…

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The Anatomy of a Keynote Speech

I get a lot of questions about speaking, including how I prepare, how I engage the audience, and so on. For example, in May 2014 I gave the opening keynote presentation at the Global Scrum Gathering in New Orleans. Immediately after I completed my speech (and continuously…

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Make Better Decisions with Economically Sensible Scrum

Even if all of your teams perform Scrum or any Agile process exactly right, in a textbook-like fashion, you might not achieve your organization’s goals for adopting Agile. Why? In most cases, when organizations fail, it is because they did not apply core Agile principles at…

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