When we start a project, can methodology be mandated, or is it arbitrary? At Agile2006 Todd Little shared a model to help leaders choose, and emphasised project 'steering' for success.
Last year Agile coach Alexia Bowers walked a mile in a project customer's shoes, and told us at Agile2006 how it felt. She stressed the need to strive for creativity instead of cutting scope.
Agile2006 Jean Tabaka likened Agile implementation hurdles to those detailed in Homer's classic. Find out who's who: Cyclops, the Sirens, Poseidon, Circe, Cicones, the Lotus-Eaters, Argus...
Reflections on a Fortune 500 company's transition from RUP to Agile, to achieve faster time to market. At Agile2006 Hussman & Stenstad discussed keeping change respectful and shared lessons learned.
The video reveals some of the groundwork that brought us to today's acceptance of Agile, and presents the basics of two well-known approaches to Agile software delivery: DSDM & Lean.
Tim Lister explains the principles of Agile Project Leadership in the framework of the Declaration of Interdependence.
The "Agile Styles" presentation at Agile2006 introduced four popular approaches. In this half of the video Alistair Cockburn talks about his Crystal Methodologies and David J. Anderson presents FDD.
Scott Ambler teaches teams how to integrate database roles into their iterative, incremental rhythm to increase software success. InfoQ captured Ambler's talk on Database Refactoring at Agile2006.
Bob Martin presents the first of his five principles of object-oriented design, which aim to address a fundamental problem - the management of dependencies between classes.
Scrum co-creator Ken Schwaber spoke at Agile2006 on code quality as a corporate asset. In this video Schwaber discussed how a degrading codebase paralyses teams and increases corporate risk.