The book looks at the foundations of culture, what constitutes organisational culture and discusses ways to encourage and lead cultural transformation. Drawing on his experience with Agile practices the author examines the values that underlie culture, shows how the Agile values engender organisational learning, and how important a learning culture is to success in the modern business environment
The QA role in Scrum is much more than just writing test cases and reporting bugs. In this article, Priyanka Hasija shares her experiences and the valuable lessons learned over the past 2 years while serving as a QA analyst on a Scrum team. She explains how QAs not only perform agile tests but also fill many other roles and responsibilities, earning them a place of importance on the team.
Recently, Agile Coach Michael Sahota has been exploring the impacts of organizational culture on Agile transformations. We caught up with Michael and asked him to answer a few questions for our readers.
We've been hearing about agile operations a lot lately, but what if you aren't a startup/Web 2.0 company? Is agile operations something that can really work inside a large, established enterprise? 1
How Did the Originators of the Agile Manifesto Turn from Technology Leaders to Leaders of a Cultural Change?
While the originators of the Agile Manifesto were led by the technology, the software community was in fact captured by the human aspects of the Agile Manifesto. 1
This article describes the components of a successful team and how we built such a team. 11