The Handbook of Business Anthropology

Today I got a first glimpse at the announcement for the Handbook of Business Anthropology, edited by Rita M. Denny and Patricia L. Sunderland.  It will be available in May, but they are accepting pre-orders now with a 50% discount.  You can review the Table of Contents, and if you’re interested in buying your own […]

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Agile – Implications for UX Research

This Part 4 of a 4-Part series on Agile. As I mentioned earlier, one of the pleasures of working in both Lean and Agile working environments is that it’s extremely flexible, adaptable, and emergent.  There is lots of room for experimentation!  However, that also means that the summary in my prior posts is by no means exhaustive. It […]

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Principles & Practices of Agile

Inverted pyramid

This Part 3 of a 4-Part series on Agile. The Agile Manifesto resulted in a set of twelve principles which provide further guidance on how the goals of the Manifesto will be achieved, including early and frequent delivery of software, regular face-to-face collaboration between business stakeholders and developers, and fostering a self-organizing and motivating environment for developers to […]

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A brief overview of Agile

This Part 2 of a 4-Part series on Agile. The purpose of this post is provide a bit of background on what Agile is and the conditions under which it emerged.  Both this post and those that follow are targeted at UX professionals and researchers of all kinds who may be encountering these ways of working for the first […]

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Recognizing Agile

This Part 1 of a 4-Part series on Agile. Here is my list of the Top ways to know you’re working in an Agile environment: You hear people talking about Sprints, but no-one appears to be running around the office. You hear references to scrum, but people seem more interested in American football than rugby. You hear people […]

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