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Understanding the Agile Triangle’s Role in Product Development

Productivity & Estimation

Understanding the Agile Triangle’s Role in Product Development

Learn how the agile triangle helps teams better manage the quality, value, and constraints of their projects.

Rabo James Bature

Rabo James Bature

June 7, 2022 12 minute read

Agile Engineering Best Practices

Productivity & Estimation

Agile Engineering Best Practices

Agile engineering preaches being efficient and responsive to change in order to develop the best product. Learn its best practices and how they can enable you to create a rapid, continuous development cycle.

Alexander Yu

Alexander Yu

May 31, 2022 9 minute read

Engineering Estimates

Productivity & Estimation

Engineering Estimates

Learn about story point estimation, the problems it solves compared to time-based estimation, and how best to implement it with your team.

Michael Nyamande

Michael Nyamande

May 24, 2022 10 minute read

How and Why a Co-Located Team Can Work

Leadership & Management

How and Why a Co-Located Team Can Work

Co-location is optimal for agile working, making it easy to be creative, think together, and use visualizations to align on the same goal. With almost no barriers to communication, agility can flourish. However, co-location doesn’t automatically create agility, nor a high-performing team.

Sabine Wojcieszak

Sabine Wojcieszak

April 26, 2022 13 minute read

Team Development Tips for Engineering and Product Leaders

Leadership & Management

Team Development Tips for Engineering and Product Leaders

Leaders must strive to build a team where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts, but despite the importance of team building and development, not many leaders are trained for it. Learn what you can do today to improve the development of your team.

Sundeep Teki

Sundeep Teki

April 12, 2022 7 minute read

Tips for Managing a Distributed Team

Leadership & Management

Tips for Managing a Distributed Team

A distributed team offers a lot of advantages but to make it work well you need to be thoughtful. Clear communication, centralized sources of information, and a focus on results will enable your team to succeed.

Rabo James Bature

Rabo James Bature

April 5, 2022 6 minute read

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