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Agile Management Beyond Tech

For more than a century, most office workers team up as though they are running a relay-race: a coworker gets passed the baton, they run as fast as th...

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How to Structure Meetings to Solve the Struggles of Remote Work

This year, tens of millions of workers around the world did something for the first time. They completed an entire week of work, all from their own ho...

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How we ran a qualitative research study remotely without losing our minds

For several years now, we’ve been helping agile teams conduct powerful retrospective meetings across the bounds of space and timezones.

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How to Run a Retrospective Across Time Zones

As I opened my eyes, the dim light of dawn pushed its way through the curtains. The sun wasn’t up yet, but the birds were already tweeting. Prising my...

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How to Build Rapport with Remote Teams

The global pandemic forced the majority of knowledge workers to work remotely. Gone were bringing in breakfast bagels, hosting happy hours, intramural...

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6 steps to hiring as a fully-remote team

Imagine giving your credit card, mobile phone, and laptop to somebody you’ve never met, and asking them to fill your shoes for a day—working your job,...

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Async Decision Making Process Using Slack

An organization is nothing more than the sum of what people decide to do with their collective resources, over time. If people choose wisely, the orga...

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Running Successful Incident Postmortems

“Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we ca...

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How to Run an Agile Retrospective Meeting for Remote Teams