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Agile 101 Tutorial: Organizing Global Teams
The purpose of this 30-minute module is to help software development leaders and agile teams to identify the impact of choices in organizing their team structure. Participants will identify reasons why a team might be distributed or global, levels of distributed and challenges associated with increasing levels of distribution, and the pros and cons of feature-based versus component-based teams.
SWG Rational Webcast with Elizabeth Woodward
Webcast: Be As Agile As You Can Be
Thu, 16 Dec 2010
By IBM Rational – Join Elizabeth Woodward, IBM Agile Practice Expert, as she discusses how software development leaders and agile teams can identify the impact of choices in organizing their team structure to optimize a distributed Agile methodology. In addition, Jean-Michel Lemieux, Rational Team Concert Chief Architect will briefly discuss how Rational Team Concert has been designed to overcome the challenges associated with distributed Agile development.
InfoQ Interview with Elizabeth Woodward
Distributed Team Collaboration
November 10, 2010
Agile Journal Article
Elizabeth Woodward and Steffan Surdek
Large-Scale Distributed Agile Teams–Creating, Sizing, Prioritizing and Grooming the Product Backlog
November 10, 2010
Matt Ganis interview at IBM IOD Conference
IBM Press Book Author – Matt Ganis – Distributed Scrum.
Submitted by ibmpressbooks on November 1, 2010
Steffan Surdek speaks at AgileTour 2010 in Montreal and Quebec City
Submitted by Steffan Surdek on October 24, 2010
DZone Review: A Practical Guide to Distributed Scrum
Bottom line: “Irrespective of whether your team is distributed or not, this book is an excellent read for all members of a Scrum team.”
Read the DZone Review.
Submitted by Nick Winfield on October 12, 2010
Software Quality Podcast Interview on searchSoftwareQuality.com with Steffan Surdek
Published by Yvette Francino on September 15, 2010
Software Quality Podcast Interview on searchSoftwareQuality.com with Elizabeth Woodward
Published by Yvette Francino on August 17, 2010
Interview with LoHud.com
Staff writer Brian Howard interviewed Matt Ganis for their August 15, 2010 article on Talking “agile technologies” with IBM’s Matt Ganis.
Interview with TechTarget
TechTarget’s Yvette Francino interviewed Elizabeth Woodward at Agile2010 in Orlando on August 12, 2010. Elizabeth writes:
It was a real pleasure interviewing with Yvette. With 27+ years of experience in software development, she had some great insight and understanding of the dynamics of team-building and creating an environment–whether face-to-face or remote–where a team can thrive. It was really fun to share experiences and techniques with her during our discussion.
Blog Entry by Scott Ambler
Scott Ambler posted an announcement of A Practical Guide to Distributed Scrum on his blog Agility@Scale: Strategies for Scaling Agile Software Development on June 28, 2010.