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Alan Brouilette

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Chief of Staff at 18F.

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Intro to Kanban, Part II

Part two of an introduction to Kanban and how to use it to model any flow-based process.
Nov 14, 2019
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Intro to Kanban, Part I

Part one of an introduction to Kanban and how to use it to model any flow-based process.
Nov 13, 2019
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Basics of Scrum, Part II

Scrum is the most widely used Agile software development methodology. This second session will go into more detail about what is happening during each of the Scrum ceremonies.
Nov 12, 2019
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Basics of Scrum, Part I

Scrum is the most widely used Agile software development methodology. This session will cover the basics of Scrum at a very high level.
Nov 08, 2019
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Foundations of Agile, Part II

Part two of exploring the fundamentals of the Agile methodology will look at the external view of producing customer value and the difficulty of adopting Agile methods.
Nov 05, 2019
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Foundations of Agile, Part I

This is the first of two sessions that will explore the fundamentals of the Agile methodology.
Nov 04, 2019

Kanban for Government

Some months ago, 18F started playing with kanban as a way to manage and improve our processes. (It turns out that “DO ALL THE THINGS!” was maybe not the best motto.) Kanban is a methodology that helps you to remove inefficiencies and reduce waste by visualizing workflow. It’s also used to balance capacity and demand
Sep 13, 2016

What Happens When the Whole Team Joins User Interviews

The CALC team is an agile team of four — six if you count the Scrummaster and the Product Owner — building a simple means to load price data into the original CALC tool. They’re an Agile team, which means everybody pitches in on everything to some degree, and here, in their own words, is
Aug 22, 2016