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Time management is a common challenge for any team.  Timeboxing is a tactic to assign a fixed, maximum unit of time for a single activity.  Scrum teams can use timeboxing as an effective tool to concretely define open-ended or ambiguous tasks with strict time limits.  Click on https://www.scruminc.com/what-is-timeboxing/ to see a video and full content about timeboxing from Scrum Inc., and consider…

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While researching for whats new on Agile in Federal space, I found a really interested take on Agile practices by Feds.

Here are the excerpts:

There are a lot of teams out there saying they practice agile software development, when in reality they’ve just broken up their waterfall roadmap into two-week sprints (often called agilefall). This can lead to executives in government thinking “well,…

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Attached is the updated draft compiled GAO Agile Assessment Guide and the comment template.  The following is a summary of the changes/updates from the previous draft compiled guide:

  • Chapter 3 has been updated based on our internal comment vetting sessions
  • Chapter 8 (Agile Program Management) has been added
  • Appendix 4: Common Agile Methodologies has been added
    • GAO currently have some placeholders for certain methodologies.  If you have additional…
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