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Agile Dojo - Part II - The 6 weeks of Dojo

Following up on the last post, this one will talk about the activities and events that actually took place during the Dojo and the way things shaped up! Before going into further details, few things worth mentioning about the Odyssey Crew: • Odys…

Clean Code Academy

At MYOB, Continuous Improvement is one of our key values. This year, we have run an experiment to support the improvement of our code. Twice a week, a group of junior developers has been meeting for an hour to study Robert Martin's "Clean Code". Each…

Agile Dojo - Part I

A crew of 9 people. Confined to a small room. Away from their mates. Out of the comfort zone of their normal workplace. For six weeks. They only had their MacBooks and an Agile Coach. Sounds scary, aye!! This was Odyssey crew in a six weeks Agile Doj…

Now arriving at Richmond Station

Remember, your first day at a new school, how your nervousness turned into a sense of awe after looking upon the vast array of opportunities in front of you. There were so many opportunities that you could get involved with, but you were not sure how…

Engage!

Fostering Engagement I work in a wonderful crew, which I am tremendously proud of. We matured as a group, and the credit belongs more to those shared experiences than to myself… but this is my post so I’ll give you the recipe for fostering successful…

From retail to redux - my journey as a developHER

Transformation stories often start with “if you had asked me 12 months ago where I would be today…” and so on. I always thought this sounded unrealistic, too short a time frame to plan or implement any kind of serious change in your life. Annoyingly…

Experiment to awesome!

Experiments are key to all agile organisations, the internet tells us the key is measurable and outcomes everyone experimenting will result in awesome so if the book stops experiments don't read it, drop the bar "experiments should be short and fun!…

Why you should kill all your agile ceremonies!

Welcome dear reader. You have arrived at a blog post with a controversial title and clearly there is a reason for you being tempted by that. It might be one of these reasons: You are fed up with how software is being built in your organisation and ar…