Delivering the right products fast can be challenging, certainly when there are many unknowns along the way. If you want to build products fast in a context of high uncertainty you need to be able to learn fast and efficiently said Ismaël Héry from Le Monde. At the Lean Kanban France 2014 conference he gave a presentation about learning fast to build fast.
How do you start making products and solutions customers care about? How do you create new, disruptive, and viable businesses, for new markets, in a new way? Jonathan Irwin explores how you can develop and launch new businesses, using a platform with teams that will work in a new way, and are led, staffed, and measured differently.
The book fifty quick ideas to improve your user stories aims to help people to write better user stories, supporting teams in iteratively delivering products that satisfy the needs of their customers. InfoQ interviewed Gojko Adzic about the format of his new book, when and when not to use user stories, the ideas that the book provides, organizing product backlogs and prioritizing user stories.
In the book Kanban from the Inside Mike Burrows describes the Kanban Method, explores various models that can be using with Kanban and provides a process for implementing Kanban in organizations.
Shared leadership is a modern and exciting way to lead and manage. The goal of sharing authority within a team of leaders is to maximize the use of all capabilities and ideas in the organization.
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.
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. 4
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 2
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