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Building Operating Cadence With Remote Teams

Learn from Wade Foster how to manage remote teams for software development. Wade Foster is a co-founder of Zapier, a company that has over 160 employees and no office. Zapier is a fully-remote company, and has no intention of changing that. Here, Wade shares his processes for running a fully...

Interview with Julia Dellnitz about Agile Methodologies

In this interview was recorded at GOTO Berlin 2018 with Julia Dellnitz, she discusses about what does it mean to be an Agile Coach. She presents also what is the biggest obstacle for companies implementing an Agile Methodology and what do you think about Scrum.

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Free and Open Source Classical Project Management Tools

A selected list of free and open source project management software tools that can be used to manage software development projects. The features provided by traditional open source project management tools are the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), the Gantt and PERT charts to describe the sequences of tasks, resource allocation...

Building Trust in Software Development Teams

Richard Campbell discusses his experiences building trust within software development teams with time, effort, honesty and pizza. Today businesses run on software, and the quality of that software is directly affected by the level of trust the team members responsible for that software have with each other – from management...

Inside a Holacracy Implementation

Holacracy is a method of decentralized management and organizational governance in which authority and decision-making are distributed throughout autonomous, self-organising teams (circles). Alignment is achieved through a hierarchy of nested circles in which each higher circle defines the purpose for its lower circle(s). Decisions are made by consent, that is...

Building Great Project Teams

How do you build your dream project team and ensure it continues to thrive? In this talk, Donna Edwards who has been enabling technical teams for over twenty years, shares with us interviewing tips, strategies to create a great culture and practical ways for project managers to manage those “difficult”...

Microsoft Hybrid Project and Portfolio Management

More and more organizations are adopting Agile approaches to software and product development; however, most do not move completely to Agile for all their projects. Different stages of Agile maturity/transformation, and Waterfall thinking by executives create the need for a hybrid or bimodal Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) solution.