Ben Williams and Tom Roden are exploring how you can use agile and lean principles in portfolio management to increase business agility. InfoQ interviewed them about getting project managers involved in agile journeys, using product reviews to decide what to develop, working with hypotheses in portfolio management, measuring actual impact of software products and managing product portfolios.
This is the last of three articles exploring the culture and practices that makes Menlo Innovations such a joyous workplace. This article examines their approach to user experience and requirements - a set of practices they call High Tech Anthropology®
In this first article in a series on #noprojects, Evan presents the case for why the entire IT project process is flawed from the start. If you need to run a project, you've already failed. To be truly competitive, an organisation needs to be able to deliver a continuous stream of change. Managed properly, this negates the need for a project and the associated cost overheads.
This is the second of three articles exploring the culture and practices that makes Menlo Innovations such a joyous workplace. This article examines their approach to project management.
Water-Scrum-fall is a phased delivery approach for software using Scrum as main development management method. It can be a stepping stone to agility, to become a living breathing agile organisation. 1
The authors have concluded after analyzing 15 years of ATAM data that modifiability, performance, availability, interoperability, and deployability are key quality attributes for Agile practitioners.
Telefónica adapted Lean Startup to their processes, culture and organization to make it work. A Q&A with Susana Jurado Apruzzese on innovation and creating digital products.
Gerald Weinberg shares his observations of the agile movement "where it came from, where it is now, and where it's going" in the book Agile Impressions.
How the Dutch Railways made the transition from large use cases completely written before development to Use Case 2.0 and why this helps them to deliver apps faster and with the right business value. 1
Mark Levison recently wrote a blog on “Scrum Alone is Not Enough”, which is the first blog of a series to uncover various Agile patterns.
This article shows how to prioritize your backlog using an enhanced quality model using Maslow’s hierarchy of human needs. Search for most valuable features using the Need-Feature-Capability matrix 2
The book "the nature of software development" intents to help people to organize their thoughts about value and find ways to deliver value in software development.