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apprentice/journeyman or certification

The agile community is talking seriously about how to benchmark a developer's skill set. Another alternative is to support an apprentice-ty…

Started by D. André Dhondt in Member discussion

2 Sep 22, 2009
Reply by Sebastian Hermida

retrospective facilitation workshop--role play

Just read about this--anyone interested in improving their facilitation skills could benefit from a workshop like this.

Started by D. André Dhondt in Agile Thoughts

0 Sep 21, 2009

Not becoming dogmatic and why agile isn't enough

This is a great presentation done by a close friend and someone that I worked with. http://www.tvagile.com/2009/09/09/why-agile-isnt-enough

Started by Ravindar Gujral in Member discussion

0 Sep 18, 2009

Before going agile.

I have been thinking about organizations that successfully adopted agile methods(scrum, xp). Some fundamental things that I have noticed ab…

Started by Ravindar Gujral in Member discussion

0 Sep 14, 2009

Industrial Tourism

So my colleague (and boss) has been inviting programmers from other companies to just come in and observe/pair with us for a day. We always…

Started by D. André Dhondt in Member discussion

4 Sep 14, 2009
Reply by D. André Dhondt

is your team ready to go Agile

Today Peter Scheyen asked the LeanAgile yahoo group how to assess his new team's readiness for going Agile. I liked part of Alan Shalloway'…

Started by D. André Dhondt in Member discussion

0 Sep 11, 2009

Punished by Rewards--Does an Annual Bonus Hurt Performance?

The XP France list has been talking about this idea the past week, but it's due to the language barrier I'm going to paste a snippet about…

Started by D. André Dhondt in Member discussion

0 Sep 8, 2009

We have blogs

Members, So in the spirit of sharing wisdom I have added a section to allow members of the website(www.agilephilly.com) to blog. You can al…

Started by Ravindar Gujral in Member discussion

0 Sep 4, 2009

Agile Thought of the Day

Sharing the "thought of the day" is a way to help others on your team know what you're reading, and may pique their interest enough to read…

Started by D. André Dhondt in Agile Thoughts

2 Sep 4, 2009
Reply by John Voris

10 Contracts for your next Agile Software Project

I know that finding mutual alignment in contracts is a popular topic, because we've packed the house for repeat performances of Wade Lee's…

Started by D. André Dhondt in Agile Thoughts

0 Sep 4, 2009

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