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Comparing Scrum, Kanban, and Lean Methodologies

Productivity & Estimation

Comparing Scrum, Kanban, and Lean Methodologies

There are multiple Agile approaches available to use, but when and how to use them depends on your product, team, and goals.

Linda Ikechukwu

Linda Ikechukwu

July 27, 2021 11 minute read

Making Remote Team Building Fun

Leadership & Management

Making Remote Team Building Fun

On remote teams, it can be tough to build camaraderie, trust, and psychological safety. The goods news is there are many fun ways you can bring your team closer and build relationships, even while remote.

Malte Stoever

Malte Stoever

July 20, 2021 7 minute read

How Does Your Framework Make You Feel?

Newsletter

How Does Your Framework Make You Feel?

Over the years, I’ve been a part of many decisions (and lively debates) around the choice of software development libraries, tools, and frameworks. Many variables feed into these decisions, but more often than not, they are all quantifiable: integration costs, licensing costs, training costs, support...

Henry Poydar

Henry Poydar

July 16, 2021 2 minute read

Deploying on Fridays

Newsletter

Deploying on Fridays

Good morning! Are you deploying today? It’s Friday, and here in the U.S., it’s also a long holiday weekend. Over the last decade or so, I’ve noticed roughly two outspoken camps when it comes to deploying changes on Friday afternoons like today. First, you have...

Henry Poydar

Henry Poydar

July 1, 2021 2 minute read

Everything You Need to Know About Standups

Productivity & Estimation

Everything You Need to Know About Standups

Whether you're new to standup meetings or just looking to make them more effective, we've got you covered.

Mihir Patel

Mihir Patel

June 23, 2021 9 minute read

A Comparison of Waterfall and Agile Methods

Productivity & Estimation

A Comparison of Waterfall and Agile Methods

Learn the advantages and disadvantages of Waterfall and Agile methods so you can choose the one that's right for your team.

Marie Starck

Marie Starck

June 22, 2021 8 minute read

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