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What is an Agile Coach?

For many people, the idea of an Agile Coach is new and unfamiliar. It’s seems obvious that it’s someone who can coach …

User Story as Vertical Slice

When working with user stories, the phrase “vertical slice” comes up a lot, but a lot of Product Owners and especially developers …

Agile and Scrum Metrics

If you’re doing agile or Scrum (primarily), you’re probably using some metrics to see how your teams are doing. Are they performing? Are …

Artemis at Mile High Agile 2015

Bill DeVoe, founder and principal consultant here at Artemis, will be presenting a session at Mile High Agile 2015 this April. The session …

Illusion of Control

One reason why methodologies like Waterfall have been popular is because of something I call the “Illusion of Control”. We think that, …

Starting with Scrum

Starting with Scrum can be a daunting experience. You find yourself reading through the Scrum Guide or going through Scrum books and suddenly you think …