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Teams: Cross-Functional Is Broad In An Industrial Environment

Teams: Cross-Functional Is Broad In An Industrial Environment​​ By Hubert Smits A couple of months ago I talked about Scrum4HW™ to a local user group. Lots of interest, good discussions, and several people from the industry attended. One of the people working in the manufacturing space, made an important remark

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Scrum Makes Sense For Startups: Part Two

Scrum Makes Sense For Startups: Part Two In our last blog, we discussed how the Scrum framework can be helpful to startups who are looking to get the most amount of work done as quickly as possible in order to get it on the market as soon as they can. We

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A Professional Pivot Creates A New Purpose

A Professional Pivot Creates A New Purpose by Katrina Starkweather, Marketing for Big Orange Square Before The Pivot Hubert Smits teaching at our new headquarters.Class time with Hubert Smits. There are a few slides – but not a lot.I’ve been working with Hubert over three years. He loves all things

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The Benefits Of Empiricism And Teams In Product Development

The Benefits Of Empiricism And Teams In Product Development The base concepts of Scrum are empiricism and teams. With empiricism in Scrum, decisions are made based on information we continuously collect, observe, and/or experience. With teams in Scrum, we believe that working closely and in tandem with our teammates from

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An Inside Look At A Build Party

An Inside Look At A Build Party In August 2016, we hosted a Big Orange Square Build Party outside of Boulder, Colorado. We met in a large four-car garage – almost a pole barn, really. A panorama of the Rocky Mountains greeted us along with coffee, fruit and bagels. After

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A Review Of The Nummi Car Plant

A Review Of The Nummi Car Plant The story of the Nummi car plant, the joint venture between Toyota and GM is well known, almost legendary. It didn’t work out entirely well for GM. Frank Langfitt explains why GM didn’t learn the lessons—until it was too late. Find the This

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Big Orange Square Build Party – Retrospective

Big Orange Square Build Party – Retrospective Modules & Stand-Ups Working for a full day with an international team on a real product generates unique insights. Scrum contributes to product development, and to teamwork. Here are a few first remarks from attendees. After the first CSM for Hardware class the

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Gathering 2016 Keynote Presentation By Kevin Thompson

Gathering 2016 Keynote Presentation By Kevin Thompson Big Orange Square Gathering Keynote Agile Hardware Development with Scrum Presented by Kevin Thompson, PH.D. “Agile Hardware Development” is a recent innovation that is not yet well understood. In this presentation, we begin by clarifying what the term means, and then focus on

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