Posts tagged with: software teams

Books and readings

A week ago, a friend of mine asked me to recommend some books on project management or something close to this topic. So I decided to write this blog post and synthesize a list of books that were read by me and friends of mine. The topics approached are project management, team management, product, business and personal development. So, besides the books from the header image :D, here is my list of books I recommend

Ken Rubin – Agile Transition Lessons

There are some moments that happen once in a while, which brings value on the spot for you as a person. The AgileTalks #29 Meetup about Agile transition was one of those moments I am very grateful for. First of all, the one and only Ken Rubin was the speaker. He is the author of Amazon’s #1 best selling book Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process.  Ken is an Agile Thought Leader

Sprint Planning Tips

Sprint Planning is an important part of the Scrum framework.  The better the planning,  the more chances to succed in the goals your team commits to.  Check our video for more details and tips.   References to: Agile Methodology and Sprint Planning (Rules and Best Practices) How to prepare for Sprint planning well  

Agile for Startups

So, I got to listen to one of Kent Beck presentation at Startup Lessons Learned Conference 2010 about Agile for Startups (full video here: Short info, Kent Beck is the creator of Extreme Programming, a popular software development methodology. And one of the 17 original signatories of the Agile Manifesto. Agile for Startups Mindset He talked about how the manifesto should transform for a startup.  Their context is different than an already formed company and team. 

Agile, productivity and business goals

Agile is a great mindset. And is also an umbrella for diverse methodologies. Managers can use these practices to enable productivity. Also, they can integrate business goals into teams KPIs. Therefore, we talked about these topics with ManagerExpress. DOvelopers founders shared their perspective on the matter in a two-part interview. You can check the articles here:  Part I:   Part II:  Reading time: 2 minutes per interview Language: RO  

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

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