Sharing our consultant's learning - August 2017

by Brendon Livingstone on 15/08/2017 10:00

Whatever IT role you have, you need to continuously adapt to the changing needs of the market. So, in this post we share the latest articles that our consultants have found valuable this month.

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Changing columns on a VSTS sprint board

by Adam Knight on 06/07/2017 12:30

This article is republished from my original 'Changing columns on a VSTS sprint board' post on fantail.io.

It's very easy to add columns to a Product Backlog Board in VSTS - you can use the board settings to create new columns, rename and re-order, or even remove columns from the board. The only special columns are the first and the last one, which can't be removed or deleted since they have a special meaning as far as work goes - they represent the start and end state of the work you're managing.

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Too many fluffy agile bunnies

by Carl Weller on 04/07/2017 10:00

This article is republished from my original 'Too many fluffy agile bunnies' post in LinkedIn.

After having Frederick Laloux's "Reinventing Organisations" on my iPad for about 2 years I finally read it. It took me two attempts (there's a story there) and it left me with mixed feelings.

I know this book and the concept of teal organisations has a big following in the Agile community, and that some of what I'm going to say in this post will upset folks a bit, but here goes.

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Make the team go faster, we've got so much to do and so little time!

by Carl Weller on 27/06/2017 10:00

This article is republished from my original 'Make the team go faster, we've got so much to do and so little time!' post in LinkedIn.

It's surprising how often I hear this.

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Equinox IT appointed Government Web Services Panel member

by Brendon Livingstone on 18/05/2017 12:00

Equinox IT has been appointed as a panel member for the new All-of-Government Web Services Panel.

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