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Entries for June 2013

Release planning and predictable delivery

- Martin Hinshelwood
in Community Blogfeed

Many organisations wrestle with the seaming incompatibility between agile and release management and they struggle with release planning and predictable delivery.

Scrum Day Europe 2013: Sneak peek

- Brian Smith
in News

Scrum Day Europe 2013 is THE event for passionate individuals who are committed to becoming more agile. On July 4th, Amsterdam, attendees will gain insight into how to increase agility for a competitive advantage. Recognized thought-leaders, innovators, and Agile and Scrum experts will lead&nb...

Tags: Conferences

The "Nature of Scrum Survey" awaits you!

- Dominik Maximini
in Community Blogfeed

What is the nature of Scrum? What are it's cultural characteristics? What are companies going to face if they introduce Scrum while trying to maintain their existing corporate cultures? I am going to find out - with your help! On the ScrumOrakel website, you can find two surveys, each ...

Technical Debt Explanation for Businessmen

- Andy Brandt
in Community Blogfeed

I was recently asked by a businessman to explain the concept of technical debt - and why it matters to him. He owns a middle-sized company that has nothing to do with IT except as a client/user. The text below was inspired by that discussion. Software quality can be divided into two major aspects: ...

Agile Fad?

- Ken Schwaber
in Community Blogfeed

At a recent conference, one speaker stated that the days of the agile movement are just about over. He said that the software industry has new fads every ten years, and agile was over ten years old. The Agile Manifesto was written to... [Read more...]  

Scrum Day Europe 2013: Extend Scrum into the Enterprise

- Daniel Racowsky
in News

  We’re excited to announce the second annual Scrum Day Europe 2013 Program and Schedule. This year’s conference is on July 4, and like last year, at Pakhuis de Zwijger in Amsterdam (The Netherlands). The day is filled with engaging sessions and announcements.  Join ...

Tags: Conferences

The Same Old Way

- No Author
in Community Blogfeed

As someone who develops or tests software, how well do written requirements – a.k.a. “specification documents” – meet your needs? Have you, in fact, ever thought about the ways in which you come to understand what needs to be implemented? Or do you just take for granted tha...

Tags: Teams, Behavior