Agile Coaching Tip: Top 11 Books, Videos and Conferences for 2011

I had one of those great, intellectually charged conversations the other day with a colleague and friend, one of those discussions that leaves your mind abuzz. One nugget that came out of it was what books I had read this last year that have had the biggest impact on me as an agile coach and

Validated Learning in Agile Projects

A recent question about sprint goals got me thinking about the lean startup concept known as “validated learning” and how something like this applies to agile projects. Eric Ries describes the concept of validated learning as:   “not after-the-fact rationalization or a good story designed to hide failure. It is a rigorous method for demonstrating