Why you should take a sabbatical

February 4th, 2016 by Ashley Starks Amin

After taking a six-month sabbatical and coming back better than ever, all I could wonder is – why don’t more people do this? If you’ve ever or never considered taking a sabbatical, here’s why you should.

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4 ways social tools are improving software development

March 22nd, 2014 by Javier Becerril

Social (and mobile) computing has transformed the way we interact with people all over the world. But in the world of Software Development, that transformation has been a little slower.

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How backlog rank-ordering delivers higher value in less time

November 24th, 2013 by Paul Gambill

Backlog rank-ordering is a reflection of the honest order that project tasks should get done. By being honest with ourselves on what the process is for getting this work done, we can skip past endless debates, stop wasting time, and focus on getting as much value as possible delivered within our constraints of budget and schedule.

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Scrumban: A different way to be Agile

October 14th, 2013 by Paul Gambill

If you’ve been working in software development any time recently, you’re probably more than familiar with the Scrum—a methodology that comes with both pros and cons. In this blog post, Deloitte Digital project manager Paul Gambill offers a different way to approach project planning and management that some projects may find useful. It’s called Scrumban.

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What can save the collaborative brainstorm?

October 2nd, 2013 by Shawn Henning

There’s been a fair amount of talk lately about the ineffectiveness of traditional brainstorming. Can it be saved? Check out one method our project managers are using to improve team collaboration and make sure great ideas rise to the surface.

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