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Do Teams Gel or Jell?

In my role as technical editor for agileconnection.com, I have the opportunity to read many terrific articles. I also have the opportunity to review and comment on those articles. One such comment is what do teams do? Do they “gel” … Continue reading

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Agileconnection Wants You!

If you follow the Agile Journal, you know that it was hacked beyond repair last fall. I was quiet about wanting more articles. But now, the site is up and ready for business. Go look at agileconnection.com. I wrote a … Continue reading

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Leanpub Podcast Up

A few weeks ago, Peter Armstrong interviewed me for Leanpub, to ask me why I enjoyed writing on Leanpub. That podcast is up now on the Leanpub Buzz page. What’s very funny is that the interview is a few weeks … Continue reading

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Dear Author

In my role as technical editor for the Agile Journal and as a reviewer for my trusted colleagues, I have the opportunity to read drafts of articles and some books. I see some troublesome behavior. I know it because I … Continue reading

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Looking for Agile Journal Authors

We are looking for authors for the Agile Journal. Here is the 2012 editorial calendar as a guideline for you: January: Requirements; Agile Game Development February: Low Tech Test Tools March: Mobile, Redefining Quality April: Acceptance Test Driven Development May: … Continue reading

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Looking for Agile Authors

For those of you who follow All Things Agile, SQE has acquired Agile Journal. And, with that acquisition, comes a few changes. Russell Pannone, our agile buddy, has stepped away as editor-in-chief. Russell is irreplaceable. I’m not replacing him as … Continue reading

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PragPub Out With an Article From Me

I wrote a little article about Barriers to Agility in the most recent version of PragPub, the online magazine from the Pragmatic Bookshelf. There’s a bunch of other good articles in there, too. Andy Lester has a great article about … Continue reading

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Meeting Daniel In-Person

I am very fortunate. I had Daniel Steinberg as my editor for Manage It! and for Manage Your Project Portfolio. We’ve learned how to work together well, and we enjoy working with each other. (Well, I *love* working with him … Continue reading

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Editing and Writing Are Different

I’m in some variety of “final” editing on Manage Your Project Portfolio. I’ve reorganized the first chapter into two chapters, rewritten a bunch of things, added a new zero-sum game, and have managed to tighten up some of the writing. … Continue reading

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Glossary or Index?

I’m in what might be close-to-final editing on Manage Your Project Portfolio. Not everyone understands all my references for things. For example, one of my reviewers did not know what a backlog is. Since I hope that managers of every … Continue reading

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