Matt Badgley

With a career in Information Technology that has officially reached drinking age, I have one too many hats in roles from Systems Analyst to Programmer to IT Manager to Programmer to Director. I am a seeker of new ideas and learning new things. My passion has been working with product delivery teams to develop into their own identity and simply build valuable solutions by making great software. I have been applying Lean Agile ideas for a long time and leveraging their underlying practices with both a pragmatic and experimental purpose. At the end of the day, I believe in integrity, hard work, trial-and-error, people, and faith.

Best Day Ever

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My dog Mocha has a great tail — her fur is fawn colored and her tail has a white tip. My wife and I call Mocha’s tail the Happiness Meter. You see, you can tell how Mocha feels based on what her tail is doing. She has multiple wagging patterns: Every morning, when I wake

Bacon Jam!

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I will tell you, my good friend Brian (@agilebdub) sent me a great link to make Bacon Jam. Yes, you read it correctly — bacon jam. This recipe looks absolutely incredible — give it a shot. Ooooh Mommy Jam!

Getting Blood From a Turnip – Agile DC Slides

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Facilitation Games

So this past Tuesday, I had the privilege and opportunity to talk to the AgileDC crowd about some fun facilitation techniques. It was a great session, primarily because everyone played along — so thanks for making it fun. Please let me know if you would like the original slides. Getting Blood From a Turnip: The

What Does Every Agile Development Team Want?

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Win! Duh, Winning! Okay, I know that is so 2011. But it is only human nature to want to not be put in a losing position, in fact we talk a lot about winning. We are naturally competitive, some folks more so than others — you know who you are. This may be an evolutionary

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