Recently, there has been more and more interest in Kanban as a simple and effective method for managing software development. But how does Kanban work? This article digs into details to try to understand the dynamics of Kanban in the light of queuing theory. It analyses three case studies to reveal some basic and insightful ideas about how Kanban works.
Retrospectives help teams to learn from their experiences and improve continuously. In this interview Nadja Macht, Flow Manager and Coach at Jimdo, talks about how to balance flow and slack time in teams, doing visual management with Kanban boards and deploying agile retrospectives for continuous improvement.
Peter Neumark from Prezi talks about the importance of deciding what development standards to adopt and to detect when they're past their expiry date.
The book Becoming a Catalyst by Len Lagestee aims to help Scrum Masters, Agile coaches, and project managers to accelerate the culture change that is needed when an organization is adopting agile.
Spring XD (eXtreme Data) is Pivotal’s Big Data play. It joins Spring Boot and Grails as part of the execution portion of the Spring IO platform. 1
A well managed backlog should contain a manageable set of Product Backlog Items (PBIs) that are of value to the customers & users of the resultant product. Keeping this list useful takes skill. 5
A story about implementing Lean Software Development in a software vendor house with seven major changes that have helped the R&D department to remove waste from their software development process. 4
In this article, authors discuss a case study of several Android mobile apps to analyze software reuse in terms of inheritance and code reuse as well as framework reuse of whole apps.
This first article from a series of on Leading Self-Organising Teams explores what self-organising teams are. 2
This is a story about four cross-functional scrum/DevOps/feature teams delivering and managing a business-critical 24/7 system used by vessel-traffic services operators and many other users.
There are hundreds of thousands of mobile applications in the iOS or Android app stores. In this article we would like to show you two not so common ways to build native apps with Java and Xtend.