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Studio and the startups, a win-win partnership

Several months ago, Studio Pyxis has started an exploration and questioning process regarding startups in the greater region of Montreal. Everything stems from two things : ascertainment and intention. The ascertainment extends over some years. After more than 26 years, I stopped counting the times that entrepreneurs offered me to be …

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Urban Turtle : nine years of a trip around the world

Urban Turtle is an Agile project management software for the Microsoft Team Foundation Server platform developped and and marketed by the Studio Pyxis team. In the past nine years, the product has evolved to become a reference in the world of Agile management tools around the world. Urban Turtle is …

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Discussion about acceptance criteria

Acceptance criteria are essential to Agile frameworks. They are at the center of any discussion about the work that needs to be done. However, as important as they are, little time is being dedicated to them in most Agile trainings. Here, I will try to remedy the situation by shedding …

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Facilitating your organization

The world we’re living in is increasingly complex. The tasks, needs, and technologies, our work methods, our understanding of ourselves, everything becomes more complex and so do organizations. In fact, they have to deal with frequent staff changes, employees of different generations, and also work teams across different cities, countries, …

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The Bracket Show—episode 1

Hello World Enterprise Watch the first episode of the Bracket Show. In this episode, Éric and Bruno present how it is possible to create the foundation of a large-scale corporate application through automated testing and a build server. You can also learn more about the enterprise version of Hello World …

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Increasing the productivity of your teams

All entrepreneurs seek to have productive teams that serve the interests of their business, this seems obvious. But when you want to see this productivity increase, where do you start? Passionate people You first need to hire passionate people. We often tend to forget that motivation can be both extrinsic …

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Doing Agile VS. Being Agile

Agile This buzzword is being used more than ever before. Everywhere we find advertising slogans advocating for more Agile ways of doing things. (I’ve recently found out that even my bank is Agile!) Organizations understood that, to survive in today’s world, they must be Agile, they must be able to …

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What is the purpose of Agile diagnostics?

You wish to start a new Agile project but you would first like to know your level of Agility to assess the risks it involves. Conducting an Agile diagnostic is certainly the first step. Dive in Agility Whether to regularize deliveries, increase commitment, improve the quality delivered by teams or …

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The Bracket Show

It’s after two days of carpooling to a training that the idea of the Bracket Show was born. The idea is quite simple: talking about code, development, and anything related to this, by providing short online videos. Why? First and foremost, to share our knowledge. With more than 30 years …

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Play4Agile North America 2016—A review

On the weekend of September 10, 2016, a group of 70 Agile enthusiasts met in Cornwall, Ontario, for the second edition of Play4Agile North America. For 46 hours, during which sleep was in large part replaced by gaming, these enthusiasts explored how games can help the change brought by adopting …

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