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Iterations Apply Design Thinking and Agile Principles to Your Life Changes

The challenges people face when trying to make changes in their lives are similar to those faced by engineers and designers when developing novel products. Using design thinking, you can learn to work within limits, see how the choices you make affect your situation, and iterate until you find your direction.

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Steve Berczuk
The Importance of Customer Feedback to Building the Right Product

Customer feedback helps you adapt to what the customer finds valuable, ensuring you are building “the right product.” But many projects don't invite customers to iteration reviews; many don't conduct iteration reviews at all. If customers aren't giving feedback about your demos, then what are you adapting to?

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Mario Moreira
How Agile Teams Can Deal with Estimation

Agile teams often struggle with estimation. As essential as the concepts of measurement and feedback are to agile software development, the concept of "estimation" seems to stir memories of non-agile projects, and it provokes fears of excessive process.

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Steve Berczuk
Reduce Your Work in Progress to Make Your Whole Team More Productive

When you are a manager, you have to limit your own work in progress. If you don’t, you can’t pay attention to the most important work you have to do, which can affect your whole team. Read on for some tips about how best to manage work in progress, how transparency helps, and achieving efficiency.

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Johanna Rothman
Estimation on an Agile Software Project

Estimation is hard work, and people aren’t naturally good at estimation. But without an estimate, it’s hard to know how far off you’re likely to be. Estimates in the context of an agile project can help you better set expectations and improve stakeholder’s confidence in when you can deliver.

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Steve Berczuk
Agile Enables Google Developers to Find Success in Failure

Patrick Copeland, senior engineering director at Google, explains how the company uses their own version of agile-based methodologies to drive their teams to be more creative and unafraid to fail. From the speed of delivery to the quality of the finished product, agile is working at Google.

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Noel Wurst