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Agile Adoption: Next Steps for ongoing improvement

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ravindar Gujral Jan 11, 2012. 1 Reply

We are a few months into a full company agile adoption. Pilot teams are now in their 5th sprints.  Remaining teams are all now running scrum. We are starting to reach the point where the "New and…Continue

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Agile Teams - Chili Cook Off Contest

It's winter here in PA and nothing goes better with lousy weather than a bowl of chili. We have a very competitive group and we do not need much motivation to turn anything into a compitition. One week prior to cooking day we gathered all the teams and unveiled the event and rules. The feedback from teams and tasters was that it was a rousing team building success..One team took it as far as to execute a prototype and feedback session every morning to dial in their recipe. This is also the team…See More
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Ravindar Gujral replied to Robert Shaw's discussion Agile Adoption: Next Steps for ongoing improvement
"One of the games that truly brings home cross functional teams and collaboration is an exercise that Andre and I have used in our presentations. The objective is to make snowflakes with limited resources and time constraints. I can details more if…"
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Agile Adoption: Next Steps for ongoing improvement

We are a few months into a full company agile adoption. Pilot teams are now in their 5th sprints.  Remaining teams are all now running scrum. We are starting to reach the point where the "New and Shiny" aspects of agile are wearing off and we are settling in for the long haul of continous improvement as a company. What are some things that you have done to keep concepts learned in agile training fresh?To keep the spirit of always improving and learning as part of the culture and prevent…See More
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Agile Teams - Chili Cook Off Contest

Posted on January 27, 2012 at 4:16pm 1 Comment

It's winter here in PA and nothing goes better with lousy weather than a bowl of chili. 

We have a very competitive group and we do not need much motivation to turn anything into a compitition. 

One week prior to cooking day we gathered all the teams and unveiled the event and rules. The feedback from teams and tasters was that it was a rousing team building success..

One team took it as far as to execute a prototype and feedback session every morning to dial in…

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