Ben Ross considers that physical environments affects agile practices, exemplifying with MYOB’s transformation of a shopping center’s roof into the largest open space in Melbourne.
Pete Cohen introduces the Business Model Canvas, a shared visual language for describing and designing business models, helping teams to achieve their goals within the context of an overall vision.
Sandy Mamoli explains how Trade Me is using Portfolio Kanban to reduce WIP by prioritizing projects, focusing on the important ones rather than urgent ones.
Mark Cohen shares how Fairfax is using Lean and Agile to embrace disruption, and how free online news has undermined a very lucrative print news business, taking their classifieds markets.
Anne-Marie Charrett advises developing a testing mindset and a tester skillset that helps testers embrace disruption instead of fighting it.
Jim Benson discusses what life has been like for him under canned processes and then provides a simple framework to help you create a great process that fits your organization.
Francis Fish discusses applying systems thinking and the ideas of W Edwards Deming to organizations, and why targets don't work.
Ernst Perpignand presents some real world solution center initiatives along with their shortcomings, exposing the underlying patterns and some ideas on how to avoid the pitfalls.
Tony Bruce proposes an approach to change based on techniques such as Finding the bright spots, Shrinking the change, Tweaking the environment, and suggests how to deal with objections.
Rachel Davies reports on how Unruly Media is using XP and how they have adapted to increasing scalability needs.
Giovanni Asproni suggests that teams should not blindly embrace a methodology but rather create their own suiting their specific needs by using an approach based on patterns and pattern languages.
Chris Smith provides practical advice for sprint retrospectives, gathering information and identifying root causes of both problems and successes, and addressing issues from a different perspective.