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Blow Up the Business Case

Posted by Barry O'Reilly  on  Oct 27, 2015

Barry O'Reilly presents an alternative approach to managing and prioritizing an organization’s portfolio by using an evidence-based approach for making investment decisions.


Design vs. Data: Enemies or Friends?

Posted by Mary Poppendieck  on  Aug 22, 2015

Big Design Upfront was considered so evil in the early days of Agile that it acquired its own acronym. It’s time we relearned that great products start with asking the right questions.


Creating An Incremental Architecture For Your System

Posted by Giovanni Asproni  on  Jul 29, 2015

Giovanni Asproni shows how to create a software architecture with just the right amount of design that can be incrementally evolved (or changed) as the system grows and changes.


Demand-Driven Architecture

Posted by Kovas Boguta, David Nolen  on  Jul 29, 2015 1

Kovas Boguta, David Nolen discuss embracing demand-driven architectures to be able to more flexibly accommodate the rapidly transforming needs of the clients.


Design: A Tricky Business

Posted by Hannah Tometzki  on  Jun 14, 2015

Hannah Tometzki shares advice from experience on going through the hurdles of project design - customers dragging their feet, rekindling waning enthusiasm and handling distractions.


Simplify Project and Portfolio Planning with "Real Options"

Posted by Matt Barcomb  on  Apr 29, 2015

Matt Barcomb shares practical ideas for generating and validating projects as Real Options, using value models and risk consideration to create a framework for prioritization and decision-making.


Architecture Is Interaction Design

Posted by Robert Reppel  on  Apr 15, 2015

Robert Reppel considers that architects should build software-centric systems as a user experience for customers, products owners, developers, IT, testers and other participants.


Two Sides of a Story

Posted by Brindusa Axon, David Evans  on  Mar 20, 2015 1

Brindusa Axon, David Evans debate the pros and cons of using stories and discuss practices and techniques for improving them.


User-Centered Agile Product Development in an Enterprise and a Startup

Posted by Michael Ong  on  Mar 18, 2015

Michael Ong shares an approach that was used in two environments with success to bring products to market with a focus on users while considering business conditions and constraints.


One Weird Trick for Making Perfect Software

Posted by Pieter Hintjens  on  Mar 13, 2015

Pieter Hintjens teaches a trick he is using daily to create better software clients.


No Projects/Beyond Project

Posted by Allan Kelly  on  Mar 06, 2015 2

Allan Kelly examines the project model and shows how it fails to match software development, outlining an alternative to it and advising on what companies need to do to achieve that.


Capability Red: Requirements at Scale

Posted by Liz Keogh  on  Feb 22, 2015

Liz Keogh discusses breaking down requirements without going into too much detail combined with complexity estimation for easy planning, dependency management, and prioritization.

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