Month: April 2011

The Seven Pillars of Agile – Self-Improvement

One in a series on the Seven Pillars of Agile retrospective. Self-Improvement To what extent do you agree that each statement below is true of your team ? Continuous Improvement We improve ourselves as a team over time Our team supports individual self-improvement We are always open to any new […]

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The Seven Pillars of Agile – Technical Excellence

One in a series on the Seven Pillars of Agile retrospective. Technical Excellence To what extent do you agree that each statement below is true of your team ? Considered Design We consider multiple possible ways to satisfy each business need, and make informed choices to achieve the best functionality, […]

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The Seven Pillars of Agile – Confidence

One in a series on the Seven Pillars of Agile retrospective. Confidence To what extent do you agree that each statement below is true of your team ? Code Confidence Confident that the code actually meets the user requirement Before passing a card on for testing , we are confident […]

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The Seven Pillars of Agile – Supportive Culture

One in a series on the Seven Pillars of Agile retrospective. Supportive Culture: To what extent do you agree that each statement below is true of your team ? Learning Everything we do, we treat as an opportunity to learn We embrace the face that when we a task is […]

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The Seven Pillars of Agile and the Spiderweb Retrospective

As part of our efforts to continuously improve our team’s working process, we hold Agile Retrospectives every couple of weeks. A feeling arose in the team that our existing retros were getting a bit stale, so as the facilitator, I was tasked with running the next one ‘completely differently’. I […]

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Annual Stack Overflow Meetup Day @ youDevise London

Last week was the Annual Stack Overflow Meetup Day. youDevise was proud to host the London meetup for this worldwide event. Our dev teams work almost exclusively with open source tools and frameworks to deliver high-quality on-demand financial applications. Many of our coders are active contributors to Stack Overflow and […]

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