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Kelly Dewitz
Kelly Dewitz

Agile Discovery Phase: The Ultimate Guide

“Discovery” is a term used to describe an introductory phase of a project focused on aligning expectations, exploring assumptions and agreeing on goals and scope. Those in the know often shorten this term to “Disco”, but rest assured they're not dancing to multicoloured swirling lights - rather, they are collaboratively agreeing on the desired outcomes of the project and then defining the work and delivery plan to achieve those outcomes. Harnessing the power of an Agile approach, discovery is a fundamental element of any project that, crucially, takes everyone’s assumptions, which are often quite different, and aligns them to a shared vision and understanding. 

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Felix Kiefer
Felix Kiefer

Assessments are not all bad

If you’re familiar with maturity assessments, you may have heard a few criticisms about their value and effectiveness. In Felix Kiefer's experience, what has been evident is that assessments that are owned by the team produce more value.

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Margie Iliescu
Margie Iliescu

December Goodness round up

Late last year, the Aginic Team shared tips, tricks, articles and other content we discovered during 2021. So, in case you missed it, here’s a roundup of all that #DecemberGoodness! Enjoy!

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Daniel John
Daniel John

Intro to Kanban

Kanban is an Agile framework that focuses on flow and eliminating waste. It relies on complete transparency, not only in terms of communication, but work as well. Kanban is probably the biggest reason Post-it Notes are so tightly associated with Agile approaches. This is because at the core of the framework is the Kanban Board, a highly visible and accurate representation of work items and their current state. In the early days, these boards were created using sticky notes and markers, however, these days there are a significant number of digital tools to choose from.

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Daniel John
Daniel John

Intro to Agile

Agile can mean a lot of different things to a lot of different people. It's an overarching set of values that guides certain practices. In short, Agile should be considered as a set of guiding principles and values and not a framework, it does not provide a series of steps to follow.

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Paul Thornton
Paul Thornton

FUEL the debate

Have you ever been in one of those meetings where you are wondering not only what the purpose is, but what the desired outcome may be? The FUEL model is a technique which that Paul has found to be highly productive and encourages an effective session.

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Paul Thornton
Paul Thornton

Agile anti-patterns: Partial agile

In this first of a series of posts, I will discuss and offer up some suggestive action to some agile anti-patterns that may resonate with you, especially if you have gone through, are going through, or about to embark on an agile transformation journey.

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