There is no one way to scale agile. In order to find the right way for you organizations you need to understand what you are trying to achieve and create a process that works to deliver that outcome. This article shows how organizations can help teams remain true to agility and deliver value as they scale Agile — whether from top-down or bottom-up — without following a one-size-fits-all process.
Gil Broza explores agile values, beliefs and principles, and explains how they can be used to drive agile adoption in his book The Agile Mind-set. The book provides ideas, examples, and anecdotes that organizations can use to make a shift to agile.
This second article in a series on peer feedback loops explores the benefits and what is needed to realize peer feedback, an effective means to encourage a culture of continuous improvement. It focuses on the general benefits, specific techniques and provides three more methods to experiment with peer feedback.
This is the second of three articles exploring the culture and practices that makes Menlo Innovations such a joyous workplace. This article examines their approach to project management.
Agendashift is a values-based Kanban approach to organizational transformation, covering delivery, change and leadership. An interview with Mike Burrows.
Water-Scrum-fall is a phased delivery approach for software using Scrum as main development management method. It can be a stepping stone to agility, to become a living breathing agile organisation. 1
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.
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 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.
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”
Larry Maccherone is a researcher who has focused on collecting and presenting real metrics for agile teams and using analytics to help teams get better at forecasting in uncertain environments.
Agilists from Cox Automotive decided to organize their own, internal Agile Open conferences. Now approaching their 3rd year, these events have been quite successful and really brought people together.