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Can Scrum work for hard deadlines?

If you’ve ever wondered whether Scrum can work for hard deadlines, the answer is – yes! Not only can Scrum work in these situations, but in my experience, using this agile framework increases the probability of meeting challenging deadlines.


8 Security Considerations for CI/CD

In the software development enterprise, CI/CD refers to the combined practices of continuous integration and either continuous delivery or continuous deployment.


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Share Your Ideas: Practical Ways to Ensure Your Voice is Heard

Let's Grow Leaders

How to Overcome FOSU (Fear of Speaking Up) and Share Your Ideas. You want to share your ideas to improve the business, but if you’re like many employees we work with sometimes it’s hard to know just how or when to share them.

Testing Assumptions at the Minimum Viable Conference

Agile Alliance

A quick recap of our Minimum Viable Conference event, a warm-up to THE Agile event of the year, Agile2021, happening online around the world from July 19-22, 2021. The post Testing Assumptions at the Minimum Viable Conference first appeared on Agile Alliance. The Alliance Featured

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.

60 Questions for the New Scrum Master — Take them to the Team!

TL; DR: 60 Questions for the New Scrum Master. Congratulations on your new Scrum Master position! Now what? What has served me well over the years is a combination of observation and asking questions.


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How Do I Maintain Productivity as I Return to the Office? (Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

If you’re like so many managers we’re talking with, working from home enabled you to be surprisingly more productive. So, how do you maintain these new levels of productivity when you head back to the office?

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Agile for Social Good: How I built a Forbes Under 30 Video Game Startup

Agile Alliance


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Overview of the Nexus Framework for scaling Scrum

When scaling Scrum, we balance cost and effort with benefits and advantages. Costs and effort come from adding teams. Benefits and advantages come from delivering more value in the same amount of time. . Scrum practitioners know that scaling Scrum is more than just a math problem.


Big Gains Are Made In The ‘Last Mile’ of DevOps

A new study by mabl found a correlation between complete, fully automated test coverage and a significant increase in customer happiness and DevOps maturity.

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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.

Leading from the Middle with Scott Mautz

Let's Grow Leaders

If you have a boss and are a boss, you’ll be very familiar with the messy middle. Leading from the middle requires a special mindset and specific leadership skills.

How Reinventing to Stay Relevant Lead to Being an Agile Great Place to Work

Agile Alliance


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The Roots Of Agile Suffering

What Are The Roots Of Agile Suffering AGILE SUFFERING. After more than a decade of helping organizations travel on the path of Agility, it feels more like traveling on the path of Agile Suffering.

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A Data-Driven Approach to DevOps: Tips for Improving Speed and Scale

Data has an undeniable power in a business context — it can sway stakeholders, help identify pain points, and demonstrate how changes are making an impact on the company.

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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.

News Roundup: A Brillant Copilot

The Daily WTF

The story of the week in software development is Github's Copilot , which promises to throw machine learning at autocomplete for a "smarter" experience. Notably, one of their examples highlights its ability to store currency values in a float. Or to generate nonsense.

What's Next in Nonprofit Technology


As a man of a certain age now, I'm sad to say that I'm retiring from TechSoup. So I'm eager to do one of my favorite things in all the world — report on what's next for nonprofit technology. We're hopefully on the recovery side of the pandemic now in the U.S.

It’s Scrum. It’s Summer. Let’s Play the Scrummer Quiz

. Welcome to the 3rd annual Scrummer Quiz. Every Wednesday 8am ET we are releasing 3 new questions about Scrum in which you can check your Scrum knowledge and learn maybe something new. We will do that for the next 5 weeks and kick it off today. Let's have a little fun with Scrum during summertime.


A New DevOps Database Platform is Needed

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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.

The skills needed to future proof your career

CEO Insider

The last 12 months have been a time of immense uncertainty. The pandemic affected many jobs, uprooted career plans, and left people questioning their professional futures. Most of us, globally, were left wondering how to protect ourselves better and future proof our careers.

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Radar trends to watch: July 2021

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Certainly the biggest news of the past month has been a continuation of the trend towards regulating the biggest players in the tech industry.

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Back to the foundations of the Scrum framework - The Increment and Transparency

Scrum is founded on empirical process control, and transparency is one of the three pillars. . Each of the Scrum Artifacts exist to bring transparency to the Scrum Team and the stakeholders.


Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs): Org-as-Code

We are all familiar with ‘everything-as-code’—a pattern that started with infrastructure-as-code and has now extended to other areas such as architecture-as-code, security-as-code and more. However, all the incarnations we have seen so far have been less than ambitious!

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.

Mentorship Is Critical to the Post-Pandemic Workplace

CEO Insider

The “water cooler talk,” a seemingly casual, friendly conversation with co-workers and managers that was much lamented after the past year of workplace shutdowns.

Reflecting on Cloudera’s Commitment to Address Workplace Inequality: One Year Later


It’s been a year of awakening and change across the U.S. and around the world.

[VLOG] How To Create An Outcome Focused Product Goal

Hey hey hey. What is up awesome people? As for me, this month has been a busy month for me - working with Scrum teams to improve their effectiveness.


Bringing Continuous Testing Into the Software Delivery Pipeline

For any highly competitive industry that relies on a smooth and stable user experience, it is vital that their development teams accelerate release cycles, lower operating costs and ultimately reduce risks. Continuous testing is one way companies can achieve these objectives.

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.

Palantir Has Quietly Become a Major SPAC Investor


Read Eric J. Savitz explain how Palantir Technologies, Inc.

How do leaders build an everlasting family business?

CEO Insider

Family is emotions, business is economics and they are inseparable in a family business. Traditionally speaking, a family-owned business is defined as one with two or more family members involved in the ownership and control, participating in building the world economy.

UX the Foundation of Agility

. . . My experience tells me that IT industry has some huge problems! First, there are many products for a lot of money that do not make sense. Do not meet anyone's needs do not solve anyone's problems. Therefore, nobody wants to use them. As the classic says: .

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