Ian Taylor is the founder and CEO of Animation Research Ltd, an award winning digital production house based in Dunedin, New Zealand. He gave a keynote talk at the recent Agile New Zealand conference in which he explained Animation Research’s journey from the initial concept to becoming a major player in the production of groundbreaking digital content, and winning an Emmy for the Americas Cup.
This third article in a series on peer feedback loops explores how feedback can be used to encourage a culture of continuous improvement. It presents another three methods to do peer feedback and closes with some recommendations for getting started and going.
InfoQ ran a series of interviews during the DevOps Enterprise Summit 2015, focusing on the DevOps transformations that many corporations are currently undertaking.
In this second article in the #noprojects series Evan Leybourn explains why the focus of work should be about maximizing value rather than working in a project structure. 2
In this article Plumbr's development lead describes techniques used to successfully release a major upgrade to the Plumbr Java Performance Monitoring solution, without being burned by the usual fires
While visiting Menlo Innovations for a week the author spoke to co-founder and COO James Goebel about the intentional design of the culture and structure of the organization as a joyous workplace.
This article examines the agile culture and explores how it helps create a happy environment. It questions and challenges the practices and attitudes prevalent in some of the Tech Titans. 14
The book NoEstimates explores how we can manage projects with a focus on value and predictability, report progress quickly and often, and adapt plans constantly based on existing data.
Lynne Cazaly spoke at the recent Agile New Zealand conference on the importance of clarity and sense-making in a world where VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, ambiguity) is the norm.
An interview with Graham Dick about agile and the role of project managers with self-organized teams, how project managers can be a positive agent for change, and making collaboration work in agile.
Agile software development has proven to be a major benefit to various teams, but there are challenges particular to large organisations, this article provides advice on how to avoid the pitfalls.