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HEARTBEAT a simple and fast TRANSFORMATION approach for small NONPROFITS

HEARTBEAT is the smallest natural cadence of our human life. There are others (sunsets, seasons, years) yet heartbeat represents something profound. It’s an expression of the very act of living. It reduces the clutter of our noisy existence to what … Continue reading HEARTBEAT a simple and fast TRANSFORMATION approach for small NONPROFITS

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Agile 4 ALL: Use GROOMING for more accurate EFFORT and CAPACITY planning

All teams can take advantage of Agile principles and practices to reap benefits. Even non-Agile teams can use work “Grooming” methods to achieve more accurate effort estimates and better team capacity planning. WHAT is Grooming? Grooming is a simple process … Continue reading Agile 4 ALL: Use GROOMING for more accurate EFFORT and CAPACITY planning

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Agile 4 ALL: Write REQUIREMENTS as user STORIES to achieve higher BUSINESS VALUE

All teams can take advantage of Agile principles and practices to reap benefits. Even non-Agile teams can write requirements as stories to achieve higher business value. WHAT is a User Story? A user story is a requirement written from a … Continue reading Agile 4 ALL: Write REQUIREMENTS as user STORIES to achieve higher BUSINESS VALUE

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Agile 4 ALL: Deliver FASTER with CROSS-FUNCTIONAL Teams

All teams can take advantage of Agile principles and practices to reap benefits. Even non-Agile teams can be more cross-functional to reduce number of hand-offs and deliver faster. WHAT is a Cross-Functional Team? Traditional organizations commonly divide by functions required … Continue reading Agile 4 ALL: Deliver FASTER with CROSS-FUNCTIONAL Teams