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Agile Sustainability Initiative

Agile Alliance

The planet is facing many challenges, including war, hunger, the climate crisis, and the decline of democratic rights. All of these challenges are addressed by the United Nations’ seventeen sustainable development goals, and this is why they are important for the Agile community.

Joy of Agility – Joshua Kerievsky

Agile Alliance

Joshua shares six essential agile mantras, plus unforgettable, real-world agile stories that will empower you to be quick, adaptable, and resourceful in the face of opportunities and challenges. The post Joy of Agility – Joshua Kerievsky first appeared on Agile Alliance. Framework

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Scrum in Practice

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Framework

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Org Design Is Game Design: Make Yours a Cooperative

Agile Alliance

Forget points, leaderboards, competition. There are deeper principles in game design that apply to our teams and organizations — constructively. The post Org Design Is Game Design: Make Yours a Cooperative first appeared on Agile Alliance. People Process member

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The Executive's Guide to Empathy-Driven ROI

In this guide from UserTesting, learn why empathy is at the heart of your organization's success, and how to promote a more customer-centric culture that's constantly testing its products, services, and messaging to ensure a strong connection with customers.

“That Was Easy!” and Other Things Teams Say About Compliance

Agile Alliance

I have to admit I was shocked when I heard "Do you talk about this stuff in your marketing materials? If not, you should." from the Government auditor sitting across my desk. The post “That Was Easy!” and Other Things Teams Say About Compliance first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process member

Product Thinking: The Secret to Scaling Value – Melissa Perri

Agile Alliance

Melissa breaks down what product thinking is and how successful companies scale their product management organizations to create extreme value. The post Product Thinking: The Secret to Scaling Value – Melissa Perri first appeared on Agile Alliance. Business

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Agile Cheer: Bring It On!

Agile Alliance

The purpose of cheerleading is to support and encourage their team to achieve peak performance - they give the team the extra oomph to carry them over the goal line! The post Agile Cheer: Bring It On! first appeared on Agile Alliance. Mindset member

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Questions to Ask in Your Next Job Interview

Agile Alliance

You are passionate about software development, or product management, or leadership, or user experience, or documentation, or organization, or something else. The post Questions to Ask in Your Next Job Interview first appeared on Agile Alliance. People member

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Working Backwards from Objectives and Key Results (OKRs)

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Have you heard "Agile does not work for us" and then observed all sorts of anti-patterns in Agile implementation that damage trust and impede outcomes? The post Working Backwards from Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process member

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Digital Transformation: The New Product

Speaker: Michael Cardy - Red Hat Chief Strategist, Jason Tanner - CEO of Applied Frameworks, and Mike Mace - VP of Market Strategy at UserTesting

Join us to learn how companies mitigate risks through usability testing and real-time qualitative feedback from customers to efficiently launch and develop digital products.

Create Belonging, Deliver Value While Ending Global Inequality – Sarucia & Kvedaras

Agile Alliance

No one is immune from the impact of Global Inequality. Whether it’s hiring diverse talent, retaining diverse talent or creating an environment that fosters innovation, creativity and belonging.

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Reflections on Agile2022

Agile Alliance

Profiles in Agility, courage, resilience and humility I am in awe of Agile2022–the world’s largest gathering of Agilists and all things Agile, which Agile Alliance hosted the week of July 18th in Nashville!

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It Was Never Just About Software – Agile and Our Planetary Challenges

Agile Alliance

If Agile is no “accident” and has emerged at exactly the right time, then what is its purpose in meeting today’s significant challenges and paradigm shifts?

The Org That BAPO Built

Agile Alliance

Conways Law - the concept that your product resembles your org structure - is a double-edged sword. If your organization is intentionally structured to optimize your strengths, it’s great! The post The Org That BAPO Built first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process member

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The Top 5 Business Outcomes Companies Can Achieve From Monitoring Consolidation

In this eBook, learn what the top five business outcomes are that organizations see when leveraging Datadog's end-to-end monitoring tool.

Undercurrents of Team Interactions

Agile Alliance

Effective teams deliver better results and more satisfaction. Yet, high team performance remains elusive. Unproductive conflict, personality mismatches, and poor communication undercut team efforts. The post Undercurrents of Team Interactions first appeared on Agile Alliance. People member

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Organizational Learning: Experiment with Better Ways to Experiment

Agile Alliance

You’ve learned a lot at the conference, but how can you make that learning operational in your organization? How can you spread your newly gained knowledge - adapted to your organization so that it sticks and grows?

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When One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Agile Alliance

In the years since the Agile Manifesto was written, there have been numerous Frameworks and other tools that have been created to support companies who are attempting to leverage Agile mindset and methodologies to provide value to customers.

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Deliver Value: Happy Contributing People, Satisfied Customers, Thriving Business

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People

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How Collecting and Managing the Voice of the Customer Will Strengthen Your Product

Product teams strive to incorporate customers’ needs in everything they build, but this can’t be done without clear strategy, processes, and feedback loops in place. In this eBook, you'll learn how to build a robust voice of the customer program.

Engineering with Empathy – Kelsey Hightower

Agile Alliance

Defining engineering with empathy through a collection of real-world examples followed by a fireside chat to dig into the details. The post Engineering with Empathy – Kelsey Hightower first appeared on Agile Alliance. People

Environmental Impact of Digital Products

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Do you know what are the sustainability targets for your organization? Do you believe going digital is good for our climate and environment? The post Environmental Impact of Digital Products first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process member

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Evolving Agile: The Game We Design Together

Agile Alliance

What is this thing called Agile? Is it old hat and common sense? Or some newfangled nonsense? How is it different from Business Agility? DevOps? How are they connected? And, what if your current process isn’t delivering the results you need? And that’s exactly why you came here!

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Project to Product: Learn from Our Mistakes

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Our modern development landscape demands organizations shift from a project-centric view of development to a product-centric view. The post Project to Product: Learn from Our Mistakes first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process member

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Modernizing Workloads with the Cloud: How to Improve Performance & Reduce Costs

In this eBook, you’ll learn how to migrate workloads to Azure and optimize performance for your serverless and containerized applications in Azure.

5 quick tips for successful Agile outcomes

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Product Ownership Analysis or POA is a researched and studied discipline with a set of practices, processes, and procedures to create successful outcomes. Here are five quick tips to add to your toolkit. The post 5 quick tips for successful Agile outcomes first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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XP for Everyone: Unlocking High Performing Product Teams

Agile Alliance

Lots of organizations say they have high performing teams and good product culture, but the reality is that it’s rare to have both, and even rarer to know how to make changes to make it true. The post XP for Everyone: Unlocking High Performing Product Teams first appeared on Agile Alliance. People member

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Thank YOU for an Awesome Agile2022 Conference!

Agile Alliance

Managing Director Teresa Foster reflects on her experience at Agile2022, highlighting some things that made the conference great, and thanking those that made it all happen. The post Thank YOU for an Awesome Agile2022 Conference! first appeared on Agile Alliance. The Alliance Featured

Your Estimates Are WRONG and That’s RIGHT!

Agile Alliance

Of course your estimate is wrong! It's an estimate, not a calculation. That doesn't mean you should skip it. In fact, its wrongness is one of the most valuable things about it. The post Your Estimates Are WRONG and That’s RIGHT! first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process member

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Mitigating Risk in Digital Product Development

This guide from UserTesting will show you how digital product teams reduce risk, manage cost, and stay competitive by quickly innovating and iterating digital product development through utilizing human insight.

Professionalising the Scrum Master Role

Agile Alliance

The global pump manufacturer Grundfos is experimenting with implementing Agile techniques for the development of hardware and software components.

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The Rise of Hybrid Work and What it Means For Agile

Agile Alliance

Are hybrid workplaces compatible with the workflow teams are trying to achieve, or does it help or hinder them from living up to Agile values and principles? The post The Rise of Hybrid Work and What it Means For Agile first appeared on Agile Alliance. Business Process Featured

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Energize Without Using Power Over

Agile Alliance

No leader wants to walk into a conversation-filled room, only to have everyone go silent and stare at them. Too frequently, this is followed with an attempt to diminish the power dynamics with "just consider me one of the team.".

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The new normal AO concepts and patterns of 21-st century agile organizations

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Going Beyond Gut Instinct: The Do’s and Don’ts of Strategic In-App Guides

In-app guides are powerful tools for delivering exceptional product experiences, but it’s all too easy to use them improperly or get too carried away. In this eBook, we’ll show you eight essential dos and don’ts for building impactful in-app guides.

Being Agile vs. doing Agile – what’s the difference?

Agile Alliance

Companies of all sizes are racing to adopt Agile ways of working. But, to truly reap the benefits of Agile methodology, organizations need to shift from ‘doing’ Agile to 'being' Agile. The post Being Agile vs. doing Agile – what’s the difference? first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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Belonging and Healing: Creating Awesomeness for yourself and others

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Agile2022: A New Hope

Agile Alliance

We’ve made some big changes to the program for Agile2022. Our conference chair Kevin Stevens breaks it all down and shares why this year’s conference will be different than in years past. The post Agile2022: A New Hope first appeared on Agile Alliance. The Alliance agile2022

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Software Development Activity Cycles: Collaborative Development, Continuous Testing and User Acceptance

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Capitalize on Digital Opportunities: From Transformation to Optimization

With this free resource from UserTesting, see how leading organizations deliver best-in-class digital products, services, and experiences.