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Never Send a Human to do a Machine's Job: An Interview with Steve Povilaitis[interview]

In this interview, Steve Povilaitis of LeadingAgile sits down to talk about some best practices surrounding continuous delivery, how the movie The Matrix sparked the idea behind his upcoming presentation, and why famous boxer Mike Tyson can be considered a follower of the agile mindset.

Cameron cedmonds's picture Cameron cedmonds
The Curious Case of Waterfall Sprints[magazine]

It isn't unusual for a project team to believe that adopting a mix of waterfall and Scrum can deliver the best of both worlds. According to Steve, nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, Steve retraces a real project that quickly disintegrated into an absolute disaster.

Steven Zachary's picture Steven Zachary
Management Myth 33: We Need a Quick Fix or a Silver Bullet[article]

A new approach to projects or a new tool is not a quick fix or a silver bullet. Too often, you have ingrained, systemic problems that require a cultural change. That doesn’t mean a new approach or a new tool won’t help. It can. But you also need to adjust the environment that caused the problems in the first place.

Johanna Rothman's picture Johanna Rothman
Aligning Teams, Architecture, and Governance: An Interview with Dennis Stevens[interview]
Podcast

In this interview, Dennis Stevens of LeadingAgile talks about his upcoming presentation on the value of aligning teams, architecture, and governance, along with common pitfalls organizations face when it comes to syncing up their teams, and even shares with us some hidden talents.

Cameron cedmonds's picture Cameron cedmonds
Using Your Own Crowd for Crowdsourced Testing[article]

A company used crowdsourced testing as part of the testing process when redesigning its website. This testing employed internal resources to achieve the benefits of crowdsourced testing at a greatly reduced cost and provided the added benefit of getting company employees used to the new site. Read on for a review of the process.

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