The Agile Consortium Belgium, Sirris and Agoria organized an event to share experiences with agile methodologies like Scrum, Kanban, visual management, XP, DSDM and Lean. An interview about the different agile methodologies that were covered, on using agile for innovation and how events where organizations share their experiences can help the industry to adopt agile practices.
John Kordyback explains why you should and how you can introduce Continuous Delivery into a typical enterprise, where dozens of systems adopted over the years generate massive complexity. Learn how value-stream mapping and Lean Startup thinking help to create a deployment process which serves as a solid foundation for further improvements on the whole software change lifecycle.
Yiannis relates the practices and approach of running a Lean Startup organisation with the skills and disciplines needed in the martial arts through his practice of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He shows how the underlying practices of both are very similar and how understanding the martial arts approach can assist in conserving energy and maximising outcomes in a lean startup organisation.
Entrepreneurs apply lean-startup to try to sell their product/service even before they build it: "make sure you have paying customers". Naresh Jain shares his approach to find effective MVPs.
InfoQ interviewed Vasco Duarte on a new publishing business that aims to connect authors with their audience in a sustainable way, and with Jason Little, author about Lean Change Management.
Interview with Tiago Garcez about why agile is better suited to the challenges that companies are facing, the value that agile can deliver, and how you can start an agile transition.
Story cards are a long-established tool for keep track of requests and populating a backlog. The way most teams use story cards actually restrict value delivery - this article suggests alternatives. 6
Ian Hughes about mixing the physical world and the virtual world: How virtual technology helps people to meet, communicate and collaborate, and how games help us to develop and learn new skills. 1
Enterprises want to understand customer needs and deliver products that create value. How Yammer test their business customer hypotheses, and why they focus on the architecture of their products.
Organizational change coach Jason Little talks about approaches for organizational change, culture, feedback and learning, and using the lean startup approach.
Large enterprises face challenges in innovation, budgeting, and transformation to agile. Principal analyst Michael Azoff explains Ovum’s view on creating an agile enterprise.
Resistance from management is recognized as a bottleneck in agile adoption. When will we reach the tipping point where organizations unshackle themselves from the limitations of command & control? 3