AoAD2 Chapter: Collaboration (Introduction)

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In addition to the teamwork expected of any Agile team (see chapter “Teamwork”), 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:

  • “Collective Code Ownership” on page XX encourages team members to improve each other's code.

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

  • “Mob Programming” on page XX gets your whole team working together.

  • “Ubiquitous Language” on page XX helps team members understand each other.

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