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Jeremy Jarrell

INVEST Questions Are More Than Just Yes Or No


It’s no secret that agile teams thrive on collaboration. So much so, that this phrase has been echoed as a warning against over-detailing stories for decades. But, even the most agile-leaning teams tend to benefit from some refinement to their stories to create clarity on what the team is trying to achieve with those stories. Read more...

Ronan Dunlop

What does it really mean to be a happy Product Manager


Let’s face it, being a Product manager is stressful. Deadlines, metrics, team dynamics, changing priorities, attention to detail, big picture thinking, oh and backlogs that continue to grow and shame us with their mere existence. It’s also not uncommon to think we’re not doing as well as we could and that other organizations are probably doing a better job. Read more...

Jeremy Jarrell

Focusing On Predictability Over Velocity


One of the challenges that organizations who are new to agile often face is a perceived loss of insight into their teams’ progress. After all, if an agile approach asks teams to forego the creation of a detailed upfront plan then how will that organization know if their teams are on track? Read more...

Candice Yono

Deliver User Value Faster with CI/CD Integrations


Delivering user value quickly and reliably are key behaviors for businesses to succeed. As a PM or developer, it can be challenging to keep track of what features your team is delivering and when. It can be even harder to communicate progress to stakeholders who might not be in tune with the team’s day to day cadence. Connecting your backlog with the CI/CD tools that your team uses can provide more insight into what your team is doing, and help you better track the path to production. Read more...