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Agile And The Learning Culture

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Corporate culture is one of those topics that gets written and talked about a good bit and with good reason. Implementing and maintaining an Agile culture and an Agile learning culture are both very challenging. Inside a learning culture employees have to be willing to keep up with what is new and how that newness impacts their performance and contribution to the bottom line. Similarly, companies need to make sure that they provide an atmosphere conducive to a faster pace of learning. Read More

cross functional teams

Cross Functional Doesn’t Mean Everyone Can Do Everything

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A great article from the founder of Mountain Goat Software, Mike Cohn. Perhaps the most prevalent and persistent myth in agile is that a cross functional team is one on which each person possesses every skill necessary to complete the work.
This is simply not true.
A cross-functional team has members with a variety of skills, but that does not mean each member has all of the skills. Read More

get into the flow

How to get into Flow

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Do you recognise this? You’re working for a while on something you like working on. It’s challenging work, but you know you can do it. You have lost track of time. Weren’t you supposed to eat 2 hours ago? And now that you mention it, you really need to go to the bathroom. You look at the clock and four hours have past since the last time you consciously noticed the time. You have been in flow. Read More