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14 10, 2015

3 Agile Problems You Can Solve With Azure

By | 2015-10-14T10:54:40+00:00 October 14th, 2015|Agile, Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Azure, DevOps, Kanban, Lean, Practices, Process, Scrum|0 Comments

Client after client of mine encounters the same impediments to agile delivery. As Northwest Cadence deepens our expertise in the Microsoft cloud, we learn more and more about technologies and techniques that can help.

5 06, 2015

Spoiler alert: I'm speaking at Agile2015!

By | 2015-06-05T14:01:40+00:00 June 5th, 2015|Agile, Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Kanban, Lean, Scrum|0 Comments

I've been playtesting my two upcoming Agile2015 sessions and getting awesome feedback to help me make them even better. You'll be able to view the final results this August in Washington, DC!

24 03, 2015

The Only 2 Questions to Ask in Your Daily Standup

By | 2015-03-24T08:25:03+00:00 March 24th, 2015|Agile, Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Kanban, Lean, Scrum|1 Comment

Stop statusing and start standupping with the only two questions that have any business being asked in your daily standup. Take back your team's time and its sanity—and more importantly, put the standup to work helping you deliver! In 2013, I wrote that the traditional "three questions" in the daily standup are wrong, and contributing [...]

10 02, 2015

New agile features & roadmap for VSO & TFS

By | 2015-02-10T09:46:00+00:00 February 10th, 2015|Agile, Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Kanban, Practices, Scrum, Visual Studio Online|0 Comments

The latest news from VSO & TFS shows what a great agile transformation can accomplish.

6 01, 2015

Washington state likes us!

By | 2015-01-06T16:44:28+00:00 January 6th, 2015|Agile, Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Company, Kanban, Lean, Process, Scrum|0 Comments

Northwest Cadence is a top-ranked finalist for Agile Consultant Services for Washington state. We’re excited to be back in Olympia helping software delivery teams get agile and Lean!

17 12, 2014

Get on top of DevOps with a new assessment option

By | 2014-12-17T16:18:09+00:00 December 17th, 2014|DevOps|0 Comments

I'm so excited to announce our new offering, in partnership with Microsoft, that allows you to use your Software Assurance (SA) benefits to fund a deep-dive assessment and strategic planning around DevOps. DevOps is a big deal, and a broad concept. It was originally conceived as "dev and ops working seamlessly together", and that's still [...]

17 12, 2013

The One Thing: Successful Daily Standups

By | 2013-12-17T15:51:34+00:00 December 17th, 2013|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Kanban, Process, Scrum|0 Comments

Do you dread your daily standup? Do you despair of ever getting it into 15 minutes? You're probably doing it by the book, and that means you are doing it wrong. Learn The One Thing to make it work.

12 12, 2013

And Then a Step to the Ri-i-ight: Clearer Definitions of Done on Your Kanban Board

By | 2013-12-12T08:00:56+00:00 December 12th, 2013|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Kanban, Process|0 Comments

A funny thing happened on the way to the Kanban board: we found a way to make Definitions of Done easier to understand.