The book Unblock! A Guide to the New Continuous Agile by Andy Singleton provides ideas and practices for doing distributed cloud-based development with continuous delivery. It describes how you can build, test, and frequently release code, and how continuous agile can be used with strategies for managing teams, products, and enterprises in a continuous delivery environment.
When developers become Tech Leads they have to find a balance between leading teams and continuing to do technical work. The book Talking with Tech Leads contains stories from Tech Leads on situations, challenges and approaches for leading teams. It explores the role and activities of technical leaders, and provides suggestions how to deal with responsibilities that come with technical leadership.
At the recent Agile Singapore conference Lee Cunningham provided advice for Agile champions on how to align Agile with the goals and priorities of senior executives, to garner their support by linking the benefits of agile adoption with the ability to address the things that keep senior leaders up at night.
Book Review and QnA with authors of eBook "Perspectives on Agile Software Development".
Frequently developers cause and face regular frustration often due to a lack of consideration for those who come after them. This article explores collective code ownership to address this. 2
At then recent Agile Singapore conference James Grenning presented two technically focused talks - one on the importance of technical excellence and the other teaching test driven development. 2
At the recent Agile Singapore conference Richard Sheridan and Linda Rising discussed what it means to have an agile mindset and what it takes to create a culture of joy in work. Part 2.
The three-horizons model explains how companies can work on the right things to ensure sustainable growth. Visual portfolio management can integrate the different types of work into a coherent system. 1
All teams eventually face technical debt. In this article Jeremy gives see a useful metaphor for understanding technical debt, explaining it to stakeholders, and dealing with it in an efficient way. 4
At the recent Agile Singapore conference Kevlin Henney gave two talks focusing on the importance of simplicity in architecture and implementation and on programming with Good Unit Tests (GUTS).
Aaron Kendall of Barnes & Noble discusses an Agile method they have been using that combines the design of the overall architecture and implementation. 1
At the recent Agile Singapore conference Richard Sheridan and Linda Rising discussed what it means to have an agile mindset and what it takes to create a culture of joy in work.