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Agile transformationScrum

5 strategies to better manage application support provided by a Scrum team

In an ideal world, a Scrum team should be dedicated and exposed as little as possible to external disturbances. But in most cases, teams must focus on developing new software and support earlier versions of the software application in production. In fact, support requests can disrupt the sprint. Depending on …

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Agile transformationAgile transitionQuébec

Project management offices in the Agile era

Since the arrival of Agility, much has changed in the management of organizations. Like many business entities, project management offices (PMO) are experiencing significant changes in their mode of operation. Their traditional role to overseeing projects has now turned into a supporting role. Today, I want to address the place …

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Agile transformationAgile transitionTools

White Paper—Winning conditions to start your Agile transition

Here is a white paper for all those who are looking for winning conditions to start their Agile transition. You will find several tips for an effective and sustainable transition. Download the white paper.    

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Processes that are 2-3 times swifter with Agile Lean

Agile approaches have not only revolutionized the product development practices and the IT industry, they have also put on the forefront a great number of existing practices by simplifying their application and integrating them in a clear and systematic framework. Unfortunately, the recent wave of experts interested in Agile Lean …

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Agile transformationAgile transitionManagement and leadershipTools

White Paper—Breaking down silos to improve the organization

This white paper is intended to help organizations deal with recurring project management problems: late deliveries, exceeded budgets, difficulty to plan the staff needed to work on projects, difficulty in securing them, lack of visibility. Download the white paper.

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Agile transformationAgile transitionFeature postQuébec

What is your Agility level?

Move on to the next level Have you been practicing Agility for a while or did you just start? How do you measure your level of Agility? Agile diagnosis There are several ways to come up with an answer, but it often raises more questions than answers. Several Agile enthusiasts …

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AgileAgile transformationLeadership (EN)

5 questions on artificial harmony

There is a moment when everything is perfect. That nothing can change that. That no matter what happens, it will be exactly the right thing, and everyone will be happy. A pure moment of harmony, where we are on a roll and we feel invincible. At times, it can even …

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14 tips to have successful meetings with your distributed team

It’s well known, Agile approaches favor face-to-face conversations and collocated teams.However, depending on projects and clients, it is not always possible. Sometimes, team members are located in different places, have different cultures, and speak different languages. We do not always understand one another when in the same office; imagine when …

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The pool water is cold? What are you waiting for? Dive in!

As Scrum Masters, we sometimes encounter difficulties getting over our discomforts and paradigms. We may be afraid to act or to cause a tidal wave that may swipe someone’s morale and enthusiasm… Maybe sometimes we’re simply afraid of becoming afraid.  

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Agile transformationMaria's diaryMaria, Paul, and SimonProduct Owner

We delivered! – Post 7 of 7  

It has been 6 sprints already! I am pleasantly surprised with our team’s dynamics and to see how collaboration is emerging from Agility. I feel the team’s will to deliver a high-quality product that fully satisfies our users. I noticed that they are more and more involved in the design …

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