The Lean Mindset is a collection of research results and case studies from companies applying lean in product development and delivery. A lean mindset according to Mary and Tom Poppendieck is about “developing the expertise to ask the right questions, solve the right problems, and do the right thing in the situation at hand”.
What happens when a director of a consulting company decides to drastically change the culture? At the Agile Tour Brussels conference Jan de Baere presented the why and how of a company that adopted agile, the journey that they went through, and how it came to a sudden end. InfoQ interviewed him about the agile change approach, culture and trust, and the lessons learned from an agile journey.
Agile transformation is about focusing on organization change and understanding the complexities that come with it. An interview with Organizational change coach Jason Little about approaches for organizational change, culture, feedback and learning, and using the lean startup approach.
Resistance from management is recognized as a bottleneck in agile adoption. When will we reach the tipping point where organizations unshackle themselves from the limitations of command & control? 3
Dan Mezick has written The Culture Game – a book which examines the lessons learned about creating and nurturing organisational culture, and encouraging culture change.
The QA role in Scrum is much more than writing tests and reporting bugs. In this article, Priyanka Hasija shares her experiences and the valuable lessons learned while serving as a QA in Scrum. 32
Recently, Agile Coach Michael Sahota has been exploring the impacts of organizational culture on Agile transformations... 4
We've been hearing about agile operations a lot lately, but what if you aren't a startup/Web 2.0 company? Is agile operations something that can really work inside a large, established enterprise? 1
How Did the Originators of the Agile Manifesto Turn from Technology Leaders to Leaders of a Cultural Change?
While the originators of the Agile Manifesto were led by the technology, the software community was in fact captured by the human aspects of the Agile Manifesto. 1
This article describes the components of a successful team and how we built such a team. 11