Agile methodologies encourage teamwork, accountability, and open communication. They motivate business stakeholders and developers to work together to align the product with customer requirements and company expectations. But what really is Agile, and how does Scrum fit into the picture?
Karate is a new test framework based on the well-known Cucumber library. It allows you to quickly write meaningful tests for web services using a domain-based language (DSL). Here is an example to help you get started with Karate.
The third major sphere of responsibilities assigned to our Agile Coaches at the company level, is corporate development. This includes many activities which aim to enable //SEIBERT/MEDIA to continue to grow, to continue developing and, above all, to react to changing conditions.
One large task that the Agile Coaches work on at a company level includes recruiting and external (corporate) marketing. We are convinced that our //SEIBERT/MEDIA employees are our most valuable resource, and therefore the recruitment of new staff is particularly important.
We want to use our capabilities and strengths to achieve the greatest positive impact on our company and add value to our teams. Our work has moved more and more from the team level to the corporate level. As Agile Coaches, company training and further education is important. But first, here is some food for thought at a more abstract level.
The 6th instalment of our Tools4AgileTeams conference in Wiesbaden is on 30 November ad 1 December. The organizational and content preparation has begun, and the ticket sales for the T4AT 2017 are now open! The first-bird rate is currently available for early registrations and you can now secure your participation in the conference at an attractive price.
The Scrum development framework assigns a entire series of very specific tasks and responsibilities to the Scrum Master within a team. However, in many companies the Scrum Masters do something quite different. Our colleagues always ask us what we actually do. To answer these questions, I have written a series of blog posts.
The 6th instalment of our Tools4AgileTeams conference is already looming on the horizon. It is on 30 November and 1 December, and as usual, in Wiesbaden. We return to the rooms of the IHK Wiesbaden, after having a good experience with them last year.
We’ve also decided on the overarching theme for this year’s conference: Agile Goliath – is this possible?
Last year, Facebook started offering a business solution called, Workplace by Facebook. It’s a variation of the social network of the same name, but for use in the office. Companies can easily register, calculate costs, and quickly get up and running.
But what does the term “workplace” really mean in this case? What does Workplace by Facebook (referred to as Workplace hereafter) actually offer companies?
Last year, Facebook started offering a solution for organizations called, Facebook for Work. It then officially started development in October 2016, changing its name to Workplace by Facebook. The question is, though, how much “workplace” is really in Workplace by Facebook? Is it mainly an intranet, or can it even be an alternative to a digital workplace?