The 12 Principles of the Agile Manifesto

Summary: number8 highlights the 12 principles of the Agile Manifesto designed to support development teams in implementing and executing with agility. The agile methodology started in the software development industry in response to the limitations of traditional software development principles. Eventually, companies realized that it could be used to improve project management, team management, and […]

5 Team Building Exercises for Agile Developers

Summary: We’ve listed 5 team building exercises that you can do with on-site and remote workers to help build team trust and communication.  Team building gets a bad rap. While employers are open to implementing team building exercises into the workplace, they are often met with resistance. Employees sometimes see team building exercises as a […]

The Top 5 Books On Embracing The Agile Mindset & Method

Summary: Ready to start transitioning to an agile development methodology, but not sure where to start? Discover number8’s top 5 books on agile and get started on your transition today! In the spirit of learning something new, we thought we’d share our favorite agile reads! In no particular order, these books are chalked full of […]

Improve Your IT Team’s Velocity with These 10 Tips

Summary: Velocity is a core component of every agile team. Learn our favorite 10 secrets to increasing the velocity of your dev team. ​ A core aspect of agile methodology is the concept of velocity. Velocity is determined through the sum of the estimates of delivered features per iteration. It refers to the amount of […]

What to Look For In a Nearshore Development Partnership

More and more throughout the United States, development work for web-based companies is moving out of the country. The reason that a company decides to look for offshore or nearshore developers is different from situation to situation. Some reasons for looking into nearshore outsourcing can include budget restrictions preventing the company from expanding in-house or […]

How to Approach Project Management the Agile Way

An agile approach to project management has become prolific within many industries ranging from software development, construction and even marketing. Approaching a project the agile way ensures the product meets the client’s needs in a timely manner. The agile method also specifically makes room for improvements along the way rather than at the end when […]

6 Reasons Why Agile Software Development Will Remain Relevant for the Foreseeable Future

Every development methodology has its pros and cons. Depending on the size and culture of a company, the structure and plan best used to oversee the process of developing a system can vary. However, it seems that as of late, the Agile Methodology is winning out as the best way of managing a both a company […]

Meetings At Work – 4 Reasons Why They Are Useful

When it comes to meetings at work, they can either be really informative or drag on past the point of productivity. For those in the IT world who have embraced the Agile methodology, meetings are a daily occurrence called “scrums.” Development teams lead these gatherings to regroup and give status reports concerning their specific projects. […]

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