AoAD2 Chapter: Collaboration (Introduction)

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Collaboration

In addition to the teamwork expected of any Agile team (see the “Teamwork” chapter), Delivering teams also have high standards of technical excellence and collaboration. They’re expected to work together to keep internal quality high and deliver their most important business priority.

These practices will help your team collaborate:

  • The “Collective Code Ownership” practice encourages team members to improve each other's code.

  • The “Pair Programming” practice cross-pollinates ideas and helps team members understand each other’s work.

  • The “Mob Programming” practice gets your whole team working together.

  • The “Ubiquitous Language” practice helps team members understand one another.

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  1. Collaboration
    1. Sidebar: Collaboration Sources

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