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  • Delivering Software with Water-Scrum-Fall

    by Ben Linders on  Nov 07, 2015 1

    Water-Scrum-fall is usually described as an hybrid agile way of working. According to Andy Hiles water-Scrum-fall is a gated and phased delivery approach for software where Scrum is used as the main development management method. It can be used as a stepping stone to agility, to become a living breathing agile organisation.

  • Q&A on Real World Kanban

    by Ben Linders on  Nov 06, 2015

    The book Real World Kanban by Mattias Skarin provides four case studies where kanban is used to visualize, provide insight and improve product development. InfoQ interviewed Skarin about the essence of kanban and lean, why flexibility in organizations is needed, doing continuous improvement, how visualization can help to understand problems, and advice on how to get started with kanban.

  • What Makes Joy,Inc Work? Part 1 - the Menlo Way

    by Shane Hastie on  Nov 05, 2015

    Having read Joy,Inc and heard Rich Sheridan talk about the Menlo Innovations way, I wanted to understand if this was real and if so how the ideas could be applied elsewhere so I spent a week there. This is the first of three articles and looks at what the Menlo way is and how it evolved.

The First Few Months of a New Team

Posted by João Miranda on  Oct 30, 2015

Last January, the OutSystems R&D group introduced a new product development team. This article explains how we organized ourselves and presents some of the major lessons we learned along the way.

Q&A on the book Leading the Transformation

Posted by Ben Linders on  Oct 29, 2015

In the book Leading the Transformation executives Gary Gruver and Tommy Mouser share their experiences with applying lean and agile development methodologies in enterprise development teams.

The CTO’s New Innovation Playbook

Posted by Charles Green on  Oct 28, 2015

In a time of rapid business and technological change, chief technology officers (CTOs) and other technology leaders are increasingly looking to new methods to drive their digital technology agendas. 1

Q&A on Save our Scrum

Posted by Ben Linders on  Oct 20, 2015

The book Save our Scrum provides advice for teams to implement Scrum. It explores what teams that are having difficulties doing Scrum can do to get out of trouble find better ways to use Scrum.

The Five Qualities of Application Delivery Done Right

Posted by Kevin Fishner on  Oct 19, 2015

This article explains the goals of proper application delivery using immutable infrastructure: automated, flexible, scalable, secure and transparent; and how to take gradual steps toward those goals.

UED: The Unified Execution Diagram

Posted by Carlo van Asma & Pascal Wolkotte on  Oct 18, 2015

This article introduces a visual modeling technique to describe and specify the application’s execution architecture, and explores the usage within Philips Healthcare. 4

Author Q&A with Belinda Waldock on Being Agile in Business

Posted by Shane Hastie on  Oct 18, 2015

Belinda Waldock has drawn on her experience coaching and mentoring organisations in the implementation of agile approaches inside and outside of IT and written the book “Being Agile in Business”

Toward Agile Architecture: Insights from 15 Years of ATAM Data

Posted by Stephany Bellomo, Ian Gorton, Rick Kazman on  Oct 17, 2015

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.

Q&A with Bas Vodde on the LeSS Framework: Principles, Practices and Core Concepts

Posted by Savita Pahuja on  Oct 17, 2015

Bas Vodde and Craig Larman framed and introduced Large Scale Scrum (LeSS), the scaling model. InfoQ interviewed Bas Vodde to discuss more about LeSS framework.

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