Tathagat Varma, shares his experience of working as an individual contributor at a deeper leadership level. He refers to this as an "Individual Leader". This post explains how to lead without authority.
Jennifer Sertl and Koby Huberman wrote a book taking a different approach to leadership. Their focus is on providing the tools to nurture agility through resilience, responsiveness and reflection. They aim to support the individual's ability to better trust their core intelligence and apply that to being effective leaders. They spoke to InfoQ about the book.
Moving from traditional project management to agile is a paradigm shift. From push to pull systems from a control-and-command culture to a trust culture where authority is delegated. A good structure with some control mechanisms will most likely help you get the wanted results quicker. This article discusses the role that management plays in organizations that have decided to adopt agile.
Dean Leffingwell’s “Leading SAFe LiveLessons” - training videos are based on Lean-Agile transformation concepts at enterprise level.
Claudio Perrone talks about continuous evolution, servant leadership, popcorn flow (continuous evolution through rapid experimentation), and doing experiments to make change more continuous.
With talented developers, quality advocates and user-experience designers, teams know how to deliver valuable software. But as we improve service delivery using kanban, who manages flow?
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.
The 2015 State of DevOps survey is out. Survey's co-author Gene Kim explains what are the goals for this edition, how the data is analysed and what have we learned so far from past surveys.
This article introduces a recent metaphor mentioned in management literature, a richer one than servant leadership: host leadership. A metaphor that is more useful for a modern agile organisation. 2
A Technical Leader should demonstrate capability in three main areas which are often overlooked:Team Support, Technical Excellence, and Innovation. Read more about these capabilities in this article. 4
When developers become Tech Leads they have to find a balance between leading teams and continuing to do technical work. A book of stories on situations, challenges and approaches for leading teams.
Book Review and QnA with authors of eBook "Perspectives on Agile Software Development".