The order of the Agile Manifesto

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Jeff Sutherland recently commented on the order of the 4 values in the Agile Manifesto: http://www.agilemanifesto.org/, which is now the dominant method of delivery in software and other industries: "Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Working software over comprehensive documentation Customer collaboration over contract negotiation Responding to change over...

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Burleson, TX Shop Now Open!

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The Burleson , TX shop is now open.  Come by for our scheduled build party every Sunday from 3:00pm to 5:00pm Central Time.  These builds are open to the public, at no charge.  We love families and children of all ages if accompanied by a responsible adult. You are invited to...

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Who Fires A Scrum Team?!

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Who Fires a Scrum Team?! In an Agile 1.0 organization, where a traditional management structure exists with Scrum teams in delivery roles inside the company, traditional management fires the Scrum team if they don’t perform. In an Agile 2.0 organization, where the entire company is reformed of...

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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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