The Culture We Expect

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The Culture We Expect: Individuals and Interactions over Processes and Tools. Customer Value over Comprehensive Documentation. Customer Collaboration over Contract Negotiation. Responding to Change over Following a plan. (adapted from the Agile Manifesto, 2001)   Useful definitions: Experts: those who aggressively collaborate to improve their dataset. –Joe Justice Intellectual Humility: Awareness that one...

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Scrum Team Launch

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This post is in addition to core Scrum, and is my opinion on how to help boot up Scrum in a company as an Agile business process trainer, consultant, and coach: What do we need to start Scrumming? A single, prioritized, estimated backlog with labeled business value. A...

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Executive Action Team

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This post is in addition to core Scrum, and is my opinion on how to help boot up Scrum in a company as an Agile business process trainer, consultant, and coach: The Executive Action Team is the first Scrum team I recommend to launch during an...

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Firing your Scrum Team

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This post is in addition to core Scrum, and is my opinion on how to help boot up Scrum in a company as an Agile business process trainer, consultant, and coach: Fire your Product Owner if, in 2 months, they have not doubled Net Present Value...

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WIKISPEED Enters Local Motors ARPA-E LITECAR Challenge

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This challenge, with $60,000 in prize money for first place and $150,000 over all, has just been announced and closes March 5th. http://www.compositesworld.com/news/local-motors-teams-with-arpa-e-for-lightweight-future-vehicle-design This seems a natural fit for us, we have a crash-tested ultra-light weight chassis in the SGT01.  Please forward this post to interested parties,...

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