Maximizing Agile Benefits through Understanding Learning Styles
The Agile Manifesto says we value people and interactions over processes and tools. Yet when we talk about the agile methods, we usually end up talking about processes. Agilists use timeboxing as a forcing function to draw out resolutions and decisions. What if we just needed a better way to describe our needs and issues? What if we could actually be more effective with our communication? Join Robin Foster as he explores the relationships between learning, memory, communication, teaching, and the agile framework. Discover the cognitive science behind the process of learning new information, strategies for using different learning styles to grow your brain and its mastery of concepts, and how to map these strategies to phases in the agile cycle to benefit the team's cohesion and ability to self-organize. Agile is not meant to be rigid, so why should we be rigid in the way we share information with our team members?