Tag Archives: Scott Bowen

Collaborative Innovation

Steve Jobs, co-founder and CEO of Apple once said, “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” In the dynamic world of software development, if you aren’t innovating, you’re being left behind. Big innovations are results of a series of … Continue reading

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Making The Most Of Your Time

A truism in life is that we all have the same amount of time in each day. What we do with that time is what makes all the difference. We talked with development expert Scott Bowen about how to make … Continue reading

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Who’s Right for Your Scrum Huddle?

Having the right people in the right place is not a new concept. In football, you’ll never see a short, 100-pound player on the offensive line. Since their job is to block the massive athletes trying to sack the quarterback, they … Continue reading

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How to Eat an Elephant

Have you ever heard the question, “How do you eat an elephant?” The answer is, “One bite at a time.” We talked with Scott Bowen about how an iterative approach has changed software development. “Waterfall development is a serial process … Continue reading

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Two Heads Are Better Than One

Inspiration can be important to developing something new or improved. But going it alone can have its drawbacks. Scott Bowen is a Senior Program Manager who specializes in building and running collaborative teams to produce better results in software development. … Continue reading

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Surgical Design of Development Environments

The space you work in can contribute to the quality and speed of work. If you’ve ever had surgery or seen a medical drama, you’ve seen that an operating room is methodically laid out. Every tool, nurse and assistant in … Continue reading

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Balancing the Team

There needs to be a balance in the safety structure of a car. In a crash, if it’s too rigid, all of the energy will be transferred to the people in the car, causing significant injuries. Conversely, if it’s too … Continue reading

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Having the Right People in the Scrum Huddle

Having the right people in the right place is not a new concept. In football, you will never see a short, 100-pound player on the offensive line. Since their job is to block the massive athletes trying to sack the … Continue reading

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Social Software Development

The word “social” is heavily used in society with the advent of social media. Dictionary.com defines “social” as “living in companionship with others or in a community, rather than in isolation.” In the second part of a two part series, … Continue reading

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Collaborative Software Development

Ever heard the expression “Two heads are better than one?” It’s a key concept in building a collaborative team, and something that is especially useful in software development, as Scott Bowen discusses in this first blog in a two part … Continue reading

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