Agile Open Florida 2016 Report

December 20, 2016 0

Agile Open Florida is a conference organized by leaders and volunteers from the Agile Florida community who are passionate about building community and advancing all things Agile. Adam Sandman, whose company was also sponsoring Agile Open Florida 2016, has written his personal report about some of the sessions.

Retrospective Anti-Patterns

December 19, 2016 0

Anti-Patterns are like patterns, only more informative. With anti-patterns you will first see what patterns reoccur in “bad” retrospectives and then you will see how to avoid, or remedy, the situation.

Improve Backlog Management with SpiraTeam 5.1

December 13, 2016 0

Inflectra has announced the release of SpiraTeam 5.1, the latest version of its award-winning application lifecycle management (ALM) suite. This version of SpiraTeam brings together major enhancements in performance and usability along with the ability to break the project paradigm for the first time. With SpiraTeam 5.1, you can take control of even the most complex programs.

Transforming Good Teams Into Awesome Ones

December 7, 2016 0

This is not a talk about Scrum teams. This is a talk about you and your role in developing a great team. No matter whether you are a Scrum Master, Project Manager or CTO, at least part of your job is to help your team or teams grow. In order to make this happen you need to work on two levels: The Zen Level and The Operational Level.

Xanpan – Team Centric Agile Software Development

December 5, 2016 0

At the beginning of his book, Allan Kelly describes Xanpan as both a method and a philosophy, his philosophy on how software is, or should be, created, and how Agile works, or should work. If Xanpan is basically a mix of XP (eXtreme programming) and Kanban, it contains ideas and techniques of other Agile and Lean approaches, focusing on how teams should work together to deliver better software and value.