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Four Insights from the Agile Dev East Conference

Nov 29, 2016 | by Andrew Smith, Principal Architect | Tags: Agile

The week of November 14th, I spent 3 days with fellow developers, leaders, and Agilists at the Techwell-organized   AgileDev / Better Software/ DevOps East Conference and the Agile Leadership Summit. The keynotes and sessions were well attended, as well as the "hallway breakouts." As a compulsive note taker, I came back with 53 pages of notes, everything from more books on my to-read list, to "Aha!" insights. Here, I would like to share a few of my key takeaways from the conference…


Five Things I Learned at CSPO Agile Training

Oct 27, 2016 | by Daniela Williams, Project Manager | Tags: Agile

Learn the Secrets of the Most Successful Scrum Product Owners…

Catchy title, huh? That's exactly what caught my attention as I searched for additional Agile training opportunities. Earlier this year I attended Certified Scrum Master training along with half of the company. I wanted to continue to expand on that knowledge. So, this past week I ventured further down the Agile path and attended a Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) 2-day course hosted by Agile for All. I was excited for this training and to learn how to grow my skills as a Product Owner in order to better help my team. Now I’m excited to share with you the top five takeaways that are sure to make you a successful PO.


ISE Continues Agile Training for All Employees

Aug 16, 2016 | by Valyn Reinig, Marketing Specialist | Tags: Agile

Investing in our people has always been a top priority for ISE. As mentioned in this Forbes article, the importance of training and personal development is critical, as many employees leave organizations solely because they don’t feel valued by their employers.


Fragile or Antifragile: 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

Jul 28, 2016 | by Andrew Smith, Principal Architect | Tags: Agile

In my last post, I discussed the opposite of fragile: antifragile. This is the core theme of Nassim Nicholas Taleb's book, Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder.