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To all PMBOK, PMP and PMI people: you are missing 1 million points! Stop trying to explain something you don’t understand!

The traditionalists are starting to be quite dangerous in the hostile “take over” of Agile and Scrum (Kanban can’t be far behind). In this post Glen tries to tell us that it is ok to call “project management” what we do in a Scrum (f. ex.) development effort. Now, that …

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Can Scrum and Kanban be used for non-software development work?

Can Scrum or Kanban be used to manage any other work than software development? Do the same concepts apply? The past week-end there’s been some chatter on twitter about using Kanban or Scrum for managing work outside the software development realm. People seem (pleasently) surprised that it can be done. …

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A feature team needs more than a cross-functional group!

In a conversation with a friend we identified an anti-pattern that can often happen to “feature teams”. Feature teams are supposed to be cross-functional groups that focus the software development process in valuable-chunks of work, which normally cross the whole system (vertical slices of the system).[1] There’s a way in …

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