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Motivated Teams Do Better Work: Using the Self-Determination Theory to Make a Case for Embracing the Scrum Framework

Most software development methodologies focus entirely on the technical or procedural elements required to build quality software and ignore the human element. The scrum framework is different. By putting the human element front and center, scrum acknowledges the importance of things like motivation, team dynamics, and communication. We know that intrinsically motivated teams do better […]

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Conquer These Cultural Barriers to Agile Transformation

When implementing a new framework, there are two factors an organization needs to make it successful: proper “know-how,” and openness to change. Without both companies will fail before they get off the ground. Gaining the “know-how” is fairly straight-forward. An organization brings in Agile experts to build internal competency from the executive level through to the […]

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