This article is part of the “DevOps War Stories” series. In each issue we hear what DevOps brings to a different organisation, we learn what worked and what didn’t, and chart the challenges faced during adoption. This time a very personal story on introducing a DevOps mindset at a large bank. In particular how the automation of configuration and release management processes enabled collaboration.
Evan Leybourn has written a book titled Governing the Agile Organisation in which he presents ideas about using agile approaches to management and a number of case studies on how the techniques have been applied in a number of disparate organisations.
Ever wondered about how and why we estimate on agile projects? In his first article on InfoQ, David Morris draws on his own experience with since the 90s, and that of several leading agile writers, to explore the topic of agile estimating: what it is, how we typically do it, why we should bother, a brief appraisal of the #NoEstimates debate, and closes with some advice for people new to it all.
This is the 4th article in a series about Open Agile Adoption, looking at an opt-in approach to achieve sustainable organisational transformation.
InfoQ did an interview with Simon Brown about sustainable competence for continuous improvement, balancing people and processes, and software quality and architecture.
How to use The Agile Fluency model: a way of thinking about and planning investments to create the conditions of Agile that best fit your development effort, business need, and customer value.
InfoQ interviewed Vasco Duarte on a new publishing business that aims to connect authors with their audience in a sustainable way, and with Jason Little, author about Lean Change Management.
A Scrum delivery team needs a dedicated Scrum Master. But as the team matures, is this still the case? This article proposes alternatives for mature delivery teams. 4
This is the 3rd article in a series about Open Agile Adoption, looking at an opt-in approach to achieve sustainable organisational transformation.
Today organizations that are on a Devops journey often end up implementing in pockets that are not scaleable. This article addresses some of the challenges and suggests ideas to overcome them. 3
Interview with Tiago Garcez about why agile is better suited to the challenges that companies are facing, the value that agile can deliver, and how you can start an agile transition.
This is the second in a series of articles which examine a new approach to organizational change: Open Agile adoption based on invitation and engagement rather than mandate and instruction from above