Standing On the Shoulders of Giants
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Advanced Product Ownership Agile Uprising's Troy Lightfoot and Colleen Johnson invited Interaction Agility Principal Kevin Callahan to join them for a chat about the critical importance of shipping over planning in complex contexts. In some ways this [...]
Advanced Product Ownership Agile Uprising's Troy Lightfoot invited Interaction Agility Principal Kevin Callahan to join him for a chat about advanced product ownership. It is a difficult topic to cover even in a multi-day training, let alone [...]
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Working in teams can be incredibly rewarding, though also is often a source of frustration. With a small amount of information and effort informing a more effective conversation around our communication preferences, we can quickly and easily drastically change the [...]
If you are involved in knowledge work where more than a single operation or task is required to move an idea to production, you're operating a workflow. Effectively delivering value through knowledge and service work is challenged by the fact [...]