The Four Spheres of Lean and Agile Transformation book by Thomas P. Wise and Reuben Daniel, is based on how management should create an organizational environment to implement Agile. They talk about the Agile readiness in the organization and how to begin a Lean or Agile implementation journey.
An interview with Shirly Ronen-Harel and Jens R. Woinowski, authors of "The Coaching Booster", about why they based their book on lean and agile methods, why change needs to become an ingrained habit, how you can establish a rhythm of action, the value that a coachee can get from coaching, combining retrospectives with agile coaching, and what people can do to develop their coaching skills.
At the GOTO Amsterdam 2015 conference Dave Thomas gave a keynote presentation titled "agile is dead". While the "Agile" industry is busy debasing the meaning of the word, the underlying values are still strong. Dave Thomas suggests to stop using the word agile and switch to agility: repeatedly taking small steps towards where you want to be and evaluate what happened.
If you are building or designing your next monitoring system, take a look at this short list of habits exhibited by the most successful monitoring systems in the world today. 1
The book Devops in Practice: Reliable and automated software delivery by Danilo Sato provides a hands-on approach for implementing continuous delivery and DevOps practices.
The book "the nature of software development" intents to help people to organize their thoughts about value and find ways to deliver value in software development.
The book Fifty Quick Ideas to Improve Your Tests provides suggestions that cross functional teams that are doing iterative delivery can use to manage and improve their testing activities.
Claudio Perrone talks about continuous evolution, servant leadership, popcorn flow (continuous evolution through rapid experimentation), and doing experiments to make change more continuous.
Finding ways to eliminate root causes of delays can improve flow. This article discusses clustering blockers and provides ways to prioritize blockers that have most impact or are the quickest wins.
The book Scenario-Focused Engineering describes a customer-centric lean and agile approach for developing and delivering software-based products using a fast feedback cycle.
The book More Fearless Change provides updated descriptions of the 48 patterns from the book Fearless Change and provides 15 new patterns to drive change in organizations in a sustainable way.
Working as Technical Lead is very exciting, every day you have new challenges, new problems to solve and a lot of satisfactions. Here are some tips order to help improve and empower your teams. 3