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are you fixing problems or fixating on buzzwords?

If you're confused by all the buzzwords associated with agile methods, you're not alone. We're told we have to track "velocity" using "sprints" toward delivering "epics." People can get so worked up about implementing funny terms that they fail to make meaningful changes in organizational behavior. Here are four examples of how the big picture can get lost: Backlogs of everything; Self-defeating teams; Non-collaborative user stories; and, Slowed by sprints.
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