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Agile Chronicles™ Newsletter: August 2014

Every now and then, a fresh thought or perspective can make a big difference. That’s why every month we send a monthly e-newsletter full of the latest agile news, insights, events and much more. Subscribe to Agile Chronicles today to:

  • Stay in touch with the agile community buzz
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Featured Blog Post

Building Software Craftsmen

Building Software Craftsmen

By Steve Ropa, VersionOne

Software Craftsmanship, which is focused on the art of writing software, and what is required to create great software, has been rising in importance over the past several years. So how does one become a craftsman?

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Scaling Agile: How Do You Scale from Projects to Programs?

By Johanna Rothman, Rothman Consulting Group, Inc.

You have some agile teams who are successful. Good for you! So how do you scale from a project to a program without a lot of hierarchy?

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Encapsulating Value Streams and the Object Oriented Enterprise

By Mike Cottmeyer, LeadingAgile

When you have a Scrum team where the entire value stream is not encapsulated, you need something outside the basic Scrum construct to coordinate across the teams.

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Secret Recipe for Building Self-Organizing Teams

By Venkatesh Krishnamurthy, Advisor and Curator, Cutter, TechWell, Zephyr

It’s not easy to build a self-organizing team. But as Venkatesh points out, building a successful team is possible if you follow the steps in this secret recipe.

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 Agile Innovations

VersionOne Estimably™ Engages All Team Members for Faster Consensus

VersionOne Estimably™ Engages All Team Members for Faster Consensus

Estimably is a free, poker-style estimation game within TeamRoom™ that allows the entire team to easily participate in estimation exercises no matter where they work.

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