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Check what 5 features you need to excel at teamwork

Almost every job advertisement has “teamwork” in the list of requirements. In almost every CV you can spot “teamwork” as one of its owner’s key skills. Is teamwork becoming new literacy? I guess so. But what actually makes you a good…
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Responding to change with Scrum

Organizations constantly feel the pressure to quickly adapt to rapidly changing (economic) conditions. In particular management, sales and marketing – being the "demand side" of the organization - experience this directly. They often do not…
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Managing software projects interactively using scrum

Too many software projects are not (fully) successful. Depending on the research source used, you will find that 30 up to 70% of the IT projects fail to some extend. In most cases this is due to the (project) management approach. Clients want…
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Key challenges in Agile implementations

Agile methodology was supposed to be a solution to solve all of our problems. But it looks like it's not. Some issues appear when companies start to implement Agile in their organizations. A research has been done on seventeen companies using…
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Is Lean software development better than Scrum?

Quite some years ago, after attending a presentation about lean production at Toyota, I decided to buy the book "The Toyota Way". I had the feeling many of their 14 management principles would be applicable to professional services as well.…
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Software is art, code is poetry

Just imagine yourself being the world famous painter Rembrandt van Rijn. Somebody hired you to prepare a nice painting of his company. Once you show him your almost finished painting, he requests you to remove a person and to move another one.…
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