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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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The world of Agile training and mentoring is intriguing me at the moment.  This is how most of us have done it in large organisations for a long while – We build in powerpoint or prezi these gorgeous training decks and train up people new to Agile We outsource our training to groups who do the …

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Scrum as implemented within teams is something that many of us have been doing for a while. It isn’t a simple implementation, but we have done it for over a decade. As teams begin to invest in applying Scrum at scale, the complicated quickly becomes complex. Methods such as LeSS, Enterprise Scrum, SAFe, DAD and …

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