Agile Project Management & Technical Communications

Articles providing guidance for business leaders, project managers, technical writers and technical communication professionals working in an agile project management environment.

Agile and Tech Comm: Working on Remote Teams

More and more, we see teams that are distributed around the world. An increasing number of businesses are functioning this way, because of a number of factors. It benefits everyone who works in an agile environment to figure out how to best address the challenges associated with the global team model. Continue reading ...

Working on Multiple Agile Teams

When my team began using an agile development process, we searched far and wide for information about how to work using that process when working on multiple agile teams. What we found was that most of the writers out there working with agile development were dedicated to one product team. As floating writers, we have unique challenges in agile development. Continue reading ...

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Agile and Tech Comm: The Whole Team Approach

While “basic” scrum has been a huge help to the way we work and puts us more in sync with the rest of our team, adopting the whole team approach to development within scrum has further solidified our role on the team, improved teamwork across the board, and increased our product and documentation quality Continue reading ...

Agile and Tech Comm: Four Must-do’s to Become a Key Agile Team Member

Agile development relies heavily on frequent and clear communication. Consequently, it might seem like communication will not be an issue for us—after all, we are professional communicators. The fact is, essential communication on an agile team often is thwarted by preconceived ideas. Here are four must-do's to enable that communication and become a key agile team member. Continue reading ...