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The MID radar

You have begun an Agile transition or transformation and would like to know where you’re at. You want to start a new Agile project, but would like to know your Agility level beforehand in order to measure the risks involved. You would like to know the Agility maturity level of …

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RESULTS: Survey on the state of Agility in 2016

In a continuous effort to improve our ways to do things and to give an accurate picture of the current state of Agility in businesses, Pyxis Technologies conducted a survey with our network. We are pleased to present the results. Number of years being Agile Although Agile approaches have been …

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Room for error

Human beings are fascinating; they are sometimes unable to be aware of the reality in which they evolve and to adapt accordingly. It is, in fact, paradoxical that they had the capacity to create an immensely complex world, but not to be aware of that complexity and adapt to it. …

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A Product Owner diary

Meet Maria, Product Owner Maria is known for promoting collaboration with her clients and for being aligned to their needs. She masters the changes and risks during deliveries  and fosters good energy in teams. A few months ago, senior management of the company in which she works, decided to carry …

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Hello World Mobile

With the recent acquisition of Xamarin by Microsoft, it could be expected that the development of mobile applications would become a little more accessible, especially considering that this acquisition has changed the cost of Xamarin to… nothing! Thanks to Xamarin Forms and Visual Studio Community Edition, it is now possible …

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The Agile startup and the venture capital—Part 3: Reality hits hard

A tale of startups, VCs, their colliding intentions and a disillusioned Agile coach Part 3 of 4—Reality hits hard Fast forward a few months. 4 months and 12 days to be precise. Not that I was standing by the phone counting days, I just happened to notice the email I …

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Five tips for successful daily scrums

The daily is a well-known Scrum ceremony. Its objective is to synchronize the team’s activities and plan the work until the next daily. Even though this meeting is very simple and routine, the basics are sometimes forgotten. A quick reminder of the rules of the game: The meeting is timeboxed …

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Hello World entreprise version

Basic Hello World The best way to learn a new language is still writing the typical Hello World application. I can not count the number of times I started a new project with this simple application. For example here is the simplest Hello World application that can be done in C#: …

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The Agile startup and the venture capital—Part 2: The ‘wait’

A tale of startups, VCs, their colliding intentions and a disillusioned Agile coach Part 2 of 4—The ‘wait’ It was nearly two weeks later that I received the following email from Matt: Dear Marc-Andre, Thank you for meeting with us and presenting your company’s interests. We would like to invite …

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Do you know why you are here this morning?

When I receive an invitation to a meeting, I usually have the reflex to check if I am available. In fact, with the tools that I’m using, I know it almost instantly. So, I don’t have to really think about it before clicking on Yes or No. Actually, when people …

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