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We are developing a community of learners that sustains the growth of the Romanian IT sector and brings a positive impact in people's life.

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echipa personalized agile learning and coaching program press release
October 11, 2017

Press release about our story

  We recently gave a press release, talking about what DOvelopers means for us and how we see the current context in the industry. We are happy to share about the why what and how we approach learning in development teams.  There is a lot of energy, listening and empathy moments in our way of working. And that can be seen only in the live interactions as the writing it would have taken a lot of

responding to change embrace uncertainty
October 7, 2017

From “responding to change” to “embrace uncertainty”

  Eduard, Founder DOvelopers, is constantly thinking about how the industry is evolving. Learning makes us more valuable than yesterday and it helps us embrace uncertainty rather than avoid it.  Below you can read a great article Eduard wrote on LinkedIn about this matter.    ” I’m happy to see leaders in Romanian software development company are taking the chance on innovation and product development.  I think it is to the benefit of all parties:

why did I become agile coach
July 13, 2017

Why did I become Agile Coach?

Two and a half years have passed since I decided to start a new career challenge. I have intuited a field and a need that develops in the IT industry. The one of continuous learning and professional development. So I chose this role of Agile Coach, in order to help software teams find a better way to work. Since then, I have discovered  that there are three things that motivate me: # The joy of

product tank meetup events
June 28, 2017

Meetup Events and their added value

Sharing ideas and connecting with people is an endless source of knowledge and ideas. In our opinion, meetup events are great enablers for this. Another benefit is that it builds relationships easily. Also, it creates a mindset of communicating freely. For example, last night Product Tank meetup was awesome. We had some great talks about expectations, tensions, and situations between engineering and product. The format was interactive and there was diversity in the panel. Meanwhile, the

successful retrospectives
May 26, 2017

Thoughts about retrospectives

Retrospective is a very important tool in agile development. The purpose of retrospectives is clearly described in the 12th agile principle: ‘At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes and adjusts its behavior accordingly.’ Besides effectiveness, this reflection process brings improvement and innovation within a team (find out more about retrospective benefits here).  Although people may look at it as a side effect, an awesome benefit is team bonding. The role of a

presentation about agile
May 17, 2017

Presentation about agile for students

In April, we returned to ASE to hold a presentation about agile. Eduard enjoyed the opportunity to connect with the students. And to share his thoughts on the matter. The presentation link can be found here. We always enjoy each time we are back in the academic environment. And mostly when we can share freely experiences and know-how. We enjoying being part of this community each time we have the opportunity.  ‘I talked with the students from Economic

Agile DOvelopers
May 17, 2017

It’s 2017 and AGILE is going strong

It grew into numerous practices and methodologies. It created a boost for many development teams and non-it ones. The first glimpse of it was in 1968 through “Conway’s Law”. Decades later it had a massive boost in 2001 through AGILE Manifesto. And here we are today with more than 70 different practices (trace the timeline of agile practices here). Don’t think of these practices as being SUPERMAN. Even him had flaws and faced issues on this planet.

May 17, 2017

Agile Estimations

We had a great time at Agile Estimations workshop! The goal of the event was to connect people and discover new ways of becoming better at estimating projects. Eduard Budacu did a great job in facilitating the discussions and exercises.   We are grateful that Adore Me was our Event Partner. They were great hosts and the place was perfect to create content and connect ideas. And the goodies were more than welcomed.  Thanks to all

scrum participants
May 17, 2017

SCRUM: the good , the bad, the ugly

Scrum was an interactive workshop, where we shared experiences about Scrum methodology. The purpose was to create an open space setup, in order to learn from each other. We debated and talked about the ups and downs of using agile practices and how to improve. The workshop had three meeting rounds. Afterwards, we gathered the participants on a dedicated Slack channel. It is a great space to share news, tools and concepts we come across. Eduard Budacu was the