Tim Evko, Aug 25
The Release-Ready Agile Team
Tim Evko draws on an infographic from JIRA creator Atlassian to explain what sets agile, release-ready teams apart.
Aja Frost, Aug 15
The 18 Best IFTTT Recipes to Skyrocket Productivity
Here's our list of the best 18 IFTTT recipes for productivity. Are you ready for this?
Lauren Holliday, Aug 11
The Top 18 Finds This Week
Here's my top 18 finds (blog posts and tools) this past week. I hope they help you as much as they've helped me.
Laura Elizabeth, Jul 21
Should You Develop a Desktop or Web App?
Should you develop a web, desktop or hybrid app for your startup? That is the question Laura dives into and answers in this post.
Kyle Vermeulen, Apr 21
Hacking Vs Engineering: Not All "Bad Code" is Bad
Build a bridge, or get in your boat and explore? Kyle Vermeulen asks Influx founder Michael De Wildt about the difference between hacking and engineering.
Joshua Kraus, Apr 13
The Lean Startup's Eric Ries' Bold New Experiment
Eric Ries' new book, The StartUp Way, will be crowdfunded via Kickstarter. The campaign ends Wednesday. Will you back it?
M. David Green, Mar 26
Should Our Agile Team Use Scrum or Kanban?
A look at the similarities and differences between Scrum and Kanban, to help Agile teams decide which approach best suits their needs.
M. David Green, Dec 19
Points of Confusion in Agile
M. David Green explores the confusion that can arise in agile methodology when story points and velocity are not used for their intended purpose.
M. David Green, Nov 14
Making Agile Retrospectives Productive
After working in the Agile methodology for a while, the usefulness of retrospectives may be questioned. Let's look at why retrospectives are important.
Paul Boag, Nov 12
Are Meetings That Evil?
Meetings are becoming more widely perceived as being evil. Paul Boag discusses that while this may be true, meetings still have their place.
Craig Buckler, Oct 21
Continuous Delivery: The Right Way to Deploy Your Software
How deploying website and app updates using manual FTP methods can break down, and how Continuous Delivery can provide an easier and more robust process
M. David Green, Sep 02
4 Warning Signs that Your Team's Agile Process Stinks
It's common for software teams to pay lip service to an agile process while undermining agile in practice. I call these behaviors "process smells."
M. David Green, Jul 30
What's the Point of Agile Points?
If you're new to scrum, the idea of using agile points to estimate seems confusing and arbitrary. Why not just use hours? In fact, points are more accurate.
M. David Green, Jul 15
Why Agile Sprints Are Not Tiny Waterfalls
Agile sprints share some features in common with a waterfall development cycle, but reducing sprints to mini waterfalls is destructive for an agile team.
M. David Green, Jul 09
Do You Make These 7 Agile Estimation Mistakes?
Teams that are new to agile estimation make several common mistakes that can cripple their effectiveness in the long term.
M. David Green, Jul 01
3 Powerful Estimation Techniques for Agile Teams
It's common for new teams to struggle with estimation. These three estimation techniques for agile teams can help ease the transition.
M. David Green, Jun 26
Why Managers Make Terrible Scrum Masters
In many companies, managers also serve as scrum masters. But a manager's duties fundamentally conflict with those of a scrum master.