Janet Hueglin Hartwick — October 4, 2019 Professional development training is a need that’s talked about more often than it happens. Since it’s not usually urgent, when an organization decides to “go for it”, they want something they can rely on. But how does a leader know if their professional development training initiative will make … Continue reading Up Your Professional Development Training with This Pro Tip
Darleen DeRosa — September 26, 2019 Follow @onpoint_llc Learning and development programs have undergone a great deal of change in the 21st century. The days of purely classroom-based training are long gone, replaced by a diverse landscape of training methodologies that cater to all types of learning styles. More importantly, the way organizations view development … Continue reading Important Learning and Development Trends in 2019
Stefan Wolpers — September 26, 2019 Follow @StefanW TL; DR: Scrum Master Engagement Patterns Last year, I ran a (non-representative) survey on how Scrum Masters are allocating their time when working with a single Scrum Team. Much to the surprise of many readers, the direct Scrum Master engagement with a single Scrum Team of average … Continue reading Scrum Master Engagement Patterns: The Development Team
Julie Winkle Giulioni — September 19, 2019 Follow @julie_wg — September 19, 2019 We’ve seen it time and again. The products and services that we loved (September 20, 2019) are old news today… and obsolete tomorrow. It plays out in everything from our voracious appetite for new features and phones to the revolving doors of … Continue reading Career Development May Mean Career Disruption
Peter Götz — September 13, 2019 Follow @petersgoetz — September 13, 2019 Software developers are mostly guys, happy to work by themselves at night in dark rooms. And they turn coffee, cola and pizza into code. Right? My experience so far To be honest, the longer I have worked in software development the more wrong … Continue reading The Development Team in Scrum – Just Developers or a Real Team?
Tom Martin — September 4, 2019 Follow @TomMartin — September 4, 2019 From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository Prince wasn’t just a great singer, he was also a great sales prospecting philosopher. Don’t believe me? Let’s look at two of his songs and how he contrasts the painful traditional ad agency business development process … Continue reading What Prince Can Teach You About Ad Agency Business Development
Jonathan Fries — August 28, 2019 Follow @jonathanfries — August 28, 2019 As digital transformation continues to spread, more and more organizations are adopting Agile and asking for help—help with execution strategies, communicating the benefits to stakeholders, and with understanding the best place to start. Below are some of the benefits of Agile and how … Continue reading Measuring the Benefits of Agile Software Development
Stephanie Ockerman — August 20, 2019 Follow @thetravelchica — August 20, 2019 “Can a Development Team member be the Scrum Master?” This is a common question in my Professional Scrum classes. It often comes up early when we are still learning the basics of the Scrum framework. And it comes up because people are already … Continue reading Can a Development Team Member Be the Scrum Master?
Jon-Mikel Bailey — July 24, 2019 Follow @jonmikelbailey — July 24, 2019 In Part One of this two-part post, we gave you some definitions and comments for terms we use here every day. I broke it into two parts because it was getting really freakin long. So, please check out Part One when you have … Continue reading 70 Web Design and Development Terms We Wish You Knew, Part 2
By Jon-Mikel Bailey, June 14, 2019 We’ve been designing and developing websites for 16+ years. So, naturally, we use a good bit of jargon. Sometimes it’s shorthand but the majority of the time we use these terms because they are the best way to describe a thing we do, need, etc. So, I asked our … Continue reading 70 Web Design and Development Terms We Wish You Knew, Part One