Lyssa Adkins and Dan Greening had a chance to explore the ideas behind the Agile Base Patterns, looking at the underlying intent and goal of a wide range of agile practices. They discuss the implications of the Solve Systemic Problems pattern in detail and how doing so almost forces people in the ScrumMaster role to move into a coaching stance
The book Toolbox for the Agile Coach - Visualization Examples by Jimmy Janlén can be used by agile software development teams to visualize and improve their collaboration and communication. InfoQ interviewed Janlén about the strengths of visualizations and how teams can use them to track progress, deal with blockers, celebrate successes and improve.
Agile Scrum development as such is nothing new and extraordinary. But when putting up to 100 professionals from all related development and product areas in the same boat to develop a product … then it becomes a challenge. This article explores how the Ericsson ICT Development Center Eurolab in Aachen has tackled this with the help of Kaizen and other adjustments to Agile practices.
In this article Dragan Jojic explores “the agility challenge”: A company where employees are able to sense and respond to external inputs without managers having to tell them what to do.
An interview with Christopher Avery about self leadership and self-organizing teams, the role for leadership in agile, and how top leadership differs between small and large organizations.
A look at how Microsoft's Bing development team has implemented agile and continuous delivery methods to vastly improve their development workflow.
Leaders are responsible for many interactions and behaviors in a team. So if something is not going the way you want it, start looking at yourself and ask what is your role in this misconduct.
This is the first article of a two article series in which we try to work from an abstract level of IoT reference architectures towards a concrete architecture and implementation for actual use cases. 6
At the recent Agile New Zealand conference Lee Thomas and Nick Cahill gave a talk The Self Organizing Organization in which they explained how they helped empower teams and support self organization
At the Agile Open Northwest Open Space event Diana Larsen spoke to InfoQ about her involvement with and contributions to the Agile community over the last 13 years and the fluency model.
Kent McDonald has written Beyond Requirements: Analysis with an Agile Mindset. The book focuses on the analysis activities in an Information Technology product development project.
In a futurespectives participants abstract themselves from the legacy of outstanding challenges, fly high dreaming the future to see itself in a year from now, and possibly derive some actions.