You keep using that word

but I don't think it means what you think it means

Dave Nicolette

Sprint

alternatives to "sprint"

  • iteration

  • cadence

Commitment

commit to...

  • focus on priority work

  • high quality

  • apply good practices

  • act ethically

  • improve continually

Fail

alternatives to "fail"

  • learn from all outcomes

  • adapt & focus on goals

Hold accountable

alternatives to "hold accountable"

  • collective ownership

  • individual responsibility

Passion

alternatives to "passion"

  • interest

  • dedication

  • professionalism

Self-organization

Self-organization

  • significant guidance initially

  • gradual relaxation of guidance

  • teams control the "how"

  • not same as self-management

Ceremony

alternatives to "ceremony"

  • event

Push back

alternatives to "push back"

  • collaborate with stakeholders

Say "No"

say yes to...

  • achievable scope

  • reasonable time

  • high quality

  • changing priorities

Feedback

learn to give/get feedback from...

  • each other

  • product stakeholders

  • static code analysis

  • test suites

  • users

  • production support

Productivity

alternatives to "productivity"

  • effective delivery

  • uncompromising quality

  • sustainable pace

  • continual improvement

Delight the customer

alternatives to "delight the customer"

  • meet customer needs

  • satisfactory user experience

  • incorporate customer feedback

Agile

alternatives to "agile"

  • contemporary methods

  • adaptive development

Agility

clarifications of "agility"

  • responsiveness

  • innovation

  • pivot based on experiments

  • flexibility

More words?

You keep using that word

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