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Distribute

We enjoy the high bandwidth communication afforded by face to face work and meetings. No audio hassles. Drop in any time. But in reality most teams are distributed. And who doesn’t work with people from other companies, cities, or nations?

The obvious solution for this is to point our webcams at ourselves and stream bytes of our smiling faces. Yet this takes a lot of bandwidth, and is missing some key information. What does it mean when we sit across from each other? What if we sit side by side? What if we sit in a circle?

Virtual World technology offers some promising alternatives to death by slideware. Use these environments to

  1. Choose the right platform from many that provide a more engaging and immersive interaction and programmable objects
  2. Create a space that fosters your workflow (Andragons)
  3. Learn faaster with a sense of self and others (Agency)

Cutting edge professional instructors are using these environment for impactful training and education. The Agile Business Park(tm) lists these courses, let’s you try the platorms, and offers you advice on which may suite your needs, as well as ways to jump start your ideas. The industry changes quickly, so keep an eye on this page to learn the latest bottom line analysis. Our Agile3d Atlas ™ gives you a visual overview at a glance. You are welcome to visit many of these worlds in the Agile Business Park ™. Check with AgileBill for which tools apply best for your needs.

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ALN RTP – Agile2012 Wrap Up

The Research Triangle Park in North Carolina has a large agile community.   Many went to the Agile2012 conference in Dallas.  They shared their impressions at their most recent user group meeting. We had lightning talks from the following gurus:

  • Leon Sabarsky
  • Yvonne Kish
  • Keith Boswell
  • Bob Galen
  • Comming Soon: Catherine Louis
  • Comming soon: Todd Olsen

Leon Sabarsky

“Don’t forget to offer Agile training to the management Team”


Yvonne Kish

“Account for Technical Debt by Categorizing User Stories”


 


Bob Galen, CSC

“Product Ownership is a Village”


Yvonne Kish and Keith Boswell

“Use Personal Kanban to limit multi-tasking”


We will be adding Catherine’s video soon. I can also produce higher definition versions if desired.