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On January 27, 2017, the President of the United States signed an executive order that placed new restrictions on US immigration. Part of the order calls for a 90-day suspension of entries for immigrants and non-immigrants from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen. This applies to lawful residents of the country (green card holders) and those with temporary visas alike. Read More…

Close-up of The Word Agile in a Dictionary

Over the past year, I’ve been reading more and more about the “death” of Agile, particularly as it relates to large enterprises that undertake Agile transformations but do not give the projects enough of a chance to succeed. I worry that failed projects will damage the industry’s perception of Agile.. Read More…

So, this is a blog post I never imagined would be necessary. Trump’s travel ban is ill-conceived, divisive, discriminatory and, well, un-American. I earned my Engineering degree in the U.S., I lived there for 5 years, and I know firsthand that this sort of a policy is the exact opposite of what I came to know about our friends in the United States. Read More…

Several years ago, I joined a team in their early days of developing a claims product. When I came onboard, the team was small but was expected to grow significantly. While the analysts and business leads were busy identifying the product scope, the technical members of our team focused on the platform. Read More…

Today, over 80% of organizations that are involved with software development have adopted Agile development practices.[1] As a Marketing Manager for an Agile Software Development company, I’ve seen first-hand the benefits that our clients achieve from implementing our Agile Software Development methodology, i-Proving™. Read More…

Doc Norton opened the conference with a keynote session introducing the topic of Host Leadership and drawing parallels to this style of leadership. He used personal experience of hosting a Euchre party for his community with the intent of bringing everyone together, incorporating a nice mix of traditional and servant based leadership principles. Read More…