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Agile contracts. Those two words together in the title seem incredibly incongruent with Agile, after all, the Agile Manifesto’s third value is: Customer collaboration over contract negotiation But this doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t have a contract with a partner or vendor; it just means that the interactions, collaboration and outcomes that you make together should …

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One of the biggest mistakes that I see new Agile teams (or teams at scale) do is moving too quickly into a different format to do a retrospective. It isn’t too surprising when you see that there are so many different ways to do a retrospective, after all, if there are that many options then …

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What if the characters from Game of Thrones happened to be Product Owners? How would their personas come to live in Agile teams? Let’s see how some of our favourite characters as Agile Product Owners. Arya Stark – Stick bad ideas with the pointy end This is a PO take on Arya’s statement “Stick em’ …

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Effective Executive Sponsors for Agile are a rare breed. In the VersionOne 11th Annual State of Agile Report 2017 the importance of Executive Sponsors is highlighted both to the success of scaling Agile and to mitigate challenges.             This importance has grown dramatically over the last five years as Agile …

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Welcome to the fourth blog in the Scaling Agile Tricks Series. So far we have covered The Leadership Cell, the Mitosis division of teams, and Pipeline management techniques. In this blog I will cover how to setup teams so that they deliver more efficiently. I am not the first person to talk about different types …

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