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Flexion Fundamental 1: Embrace diversity

Origin stories: Flexion Fundamental 1. Embrace diversity

Origin stories: Flexion Fundamental 1. Embrace diversity 1502 749 Flexion

To be successful as agile developers, we must incorporate diverse thinking into all we do. Placing this fundamental in the number one position helps establish a baseline attitude we can apply to the rest of the fundamentals…

Origin stories: behind the Flexion Fundamentals

Origin stories: behind the Flexion Fundamentals 1502 749 Flexion

At Flexion, we are committed to delivering excellence daily to every client. Our high-quality standards and commitment to Agile methodology, with its inherent expectation that continuous improvement occurs from one sprint to the next, demand nothing less.

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Meaningful work fuels Flexioneers

Meaningful work fuels Flexioneers 1202 631 Flexion

For Andrew Yochum, having a job that improves the lives of others is essential. He found this kind of work as a Senior Advisor of Software Engineering at Flexion, where he leads civic tech project teams of Data, DevOps, Data Science, and Full Stack Engineers.

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Separating user habits from user needs

Separating user habits from user needs 1700 1100 Flexion

When modernizing a legacy system, it’s easy to recreate what exists and make it just a little better. This can be an especially dangerous trap when users equate what they think they need with what they already have.

Setting your product owner up for success 1196 627 Flexion

Setting your product owner up for success

You’re all geared up to kick off development of your new project. You’ve hired the team, set goals, and even chosen the perfect product owner (PO). You want the team…

The art of breaking up: when two teams are better than one 1200 627 Flexion

The art of breaking up: when two teams are better than one

There are no hard and fast rules about how large an agile team should be. But there are plenty of opinions! Once you cross the mythical line and have 10…

Better tech, lower costs 1196 627 Flexion

Better tech, lower costs

Thinking of moving to a cloud-based solution, but dreading the cost? Sometimes you actually save money — lots of it. Flexion has been creating cloud-based solutions since, well, there were…

Shall we play a game? BOD-20-01 and how to build a vulnerability disclosure program 1200 627 Flexion

Shall we play a game? BOD-20-01 and how to build a vulnerability disclosure program

As early as the 1980s, movies like WarGames first popularized a now commonplace idea: poking around networked computer systems without permission, even with the best of intentions, is not a game.

8 traits of a great product owner 1196 627 Flexion

8 traits of a great product owner

You’ve been waiting years for this! You finally get to replace that old application or system with a new, modern, and (hopefully) better one. You’ve made your business case. You’ve…