Do you assume that remote working is a compromise? Around 5 years ago my team, and much of our software house, decided we could work as effectively from home. Many of us left London and headed to the country, replacing bars and restaurants with poultry keeping and mountain biking. Today we are closer, collaborate more, recruit better people and work more effectively than we ever did.
BVCs, TOWs and POWs are very important tools in the agile world but what exactly are they? BVCs are Big Visible Charts, TOWs are Things on Walls and POWs are Plain Old Whiteboards – information radiators all. Using the right wallware and the information they provide can make or break an agile team.
In this 4th article in the series about Open Agile Adoption Dan Mezick presents an approach to take advantage of the natural stress that come about when making change in organisations to help achieve sustainable agile transitions.
How to use The Agile Fluency model: a way of thinking about and planning investments to create the conditions of Agile that best fit your development effort, business need, and customer value.
This is the 3rd article in a series about Open Agile Adoption, looking at an opt-in approach to achieve sustainable organisational transformation.
This is the second in a series of articles which examine a new approach to organizational change: Open Agile adoption based on invitation and engagement rather than mandate and instruction from above
Agile adoption is struggling - organisations mandate agile practices expecting teams to change their way of working but the changes don't seem to be sustainable. This article examines why.
A question that often comes up on Performance Management – Agile talks about team performance so why am I measured on individual goals which have little to do with team performance? 4
The agile community needs to change how it measures success. The ways that we gather metrics and the information we seek out of those metrics is actually getting in the way of what’s most important 21
This article presents a pathway for an Agile journey. STEP - Start by Stopping to think. Transform your way of work. Expand and inspire team learning. Perfect your way of work.
The QA role in Scrum is much more than writing tests and reporting bugs. In this article, Priyanka Hasija shares her experiences and the valuable lessons learned while serving as a QA in Scrum. 32
Matt Callanan has been pushing the boundaries of Agile software development and most recently he extended that journey to DevOps. InfoQ caught up with Matt to find out more about his experiences. 1