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Leading Your Agile Team Regardless of Your Role


This is a guest posting by Johanna Rothman.

Many people think of leaders as a person with a title, such as “technical leader,” or “dev/QA lead,” or “manager.” In agile approaches, everyone on the team takes a little leadership. Some people lead others in development, some in test. Some people might lead in terms of clarifying how the product works. Agile teams embed some leadership in each person who serves the team.

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