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31 March 2020 / Written by , in category Software Craftsmanship
Continuous Integration is Not a Tooling Problem

There is this commonly accepted, hard-grained belief in the software industry. By dropping a build server in a team, they get Continuous Integration magically for free. This belief is further incentivised by the marketing of build server vendors. Back in August 2019, Nat Friedman, CEO of GitHub, announced ... So excited to announce that GitHub now includes built-in CI/CD! -- @natfriedman, Twitter My friend Steve...

24 March 2020 / Written by , in category Remote Collaboration
How VPN constrained remote working will lead to depressions and how to fix it

Today many organisations are fighting the limits of their VPN infrastructure and send out quick fixes to people, block more outside websites and applications and more of this. A necessary action to guarantee connections to all in the short run but not something to keep for the long haul. No video allowed, limited audio allowed, only connect with others for work related meetings, no insights...

20 March 2020 / Written by , in category Agile & Scrum
Press Update – Why we launched a new website on a new domain?

Yes! We are live and are proud of it. Feel free to browse around and leave some feedback on your experience, as our name implies, we’re always eager to learn and improve upon our current state. But why did we launch a new website, and on a new domain as well? The decision was taken by the core group of Co-Members in December 2019 after...

15 January 2020 / Written by , in category Agile & Scrum
An Effective Sprint Review? Do it the Fish!y way!

Choosing how you will walk through your day, having fun with your colleagues and clients, actively listen and participate in collaborations, and ensuring others also have a great day. I have written a short story a while ago about the basics of the Fish! Philosophy for being an outstanding team member. In other blog posts, I covered how this can make your Sprint Retrospective more...

18 December 2019 / Written by , in category Agile & Scrum
20 New Year’s Resolutions for Managers in a Scrum Environment

The end of the year is nearby, time for some New Year’s resolutions! It has become a tradition for us to provide some help to busy people coming up with some good (enough) new year’s resolutions. This year we want to support Managers out there struggling to survive within a Scrum oriented organization. Here are 20 new year’s resolutions to get you started as a...

11 December 2019 / Written by , in category Leadership & Management
Co-Learning supports De Warmste Week

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, again. Dusk is earlier than usual so we get to sit by the fire and spend time with family, watching a movie, playing a boardgame, having some food with sparkly wine, buying presents, and planning for parties. With this time of the year comes the traditional “De Warmste Week”. A splendid initiative of the Belgian radio station...