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  • Delivering Software with Water-Scrum-Fall

    by Ben Linders on  Nov 07, 2015 1

    Water-Scrum-fall is usually described as an hybrid agile way of working. According to Andy Hiles water-Scrum-fall is a gated and phased delivery approach for software where Scrum is used as the main development management method. It can be used as a stepping stone to agility, to become a living breathing agile organisation.

  • Context is King: What's your Software's Operating Range?

    by Francisco Torres on  Nov 04, 2015

    Francisco Torres shares from experience how users might change how one sees the context of a project and why it is important to define a software’s operating range: the set of quality properties in which a software system can successfully run.

  • Reactive Messaging Patterns with the Actor Model Book Review and Q&A with Vaughn Vernon

    by Jan Stenberg on  Oct 06, 2015 2

    Vaughn Vernon in his new book Reactive Messaging Patterns with the Actor Model shows how this model can simplify enterprise software development. After an introduction to the basics of the actor model and tutorials on Scala and Akka the rest of the book is a patterns catalogue describing most of the patterns in the book Enterprise Integration Patterns from an actor model perspective.

Standish Group 2015 Chaos Report - Q&A with Jennifer Lynch

Posted by Shane Hastie, Stéphane Wojewoda on  Oct 04, 2015

The 2015 Standish Group Chaos Report has been released which shows some improvement and lots of opportunity for improvement in the software development industry. Jennifer Lynch discussed the findings. 4

Q&A on the Scrumban [R]Evolution

Posted by Ben Linders on  Sep 21, 2015

The book Scrumban [R]Evolution: Getting the Most Out of Agile, Scrum, and Lean Kanban explores the principles and theories of Scrumban, and shows how Scrumban can be deployed in organizations. 2

Why We Fail to Change: Understanding Practices, Principles, and Values Is a Solution

Posted by Pawel Brodzinski on  Jun 01, 2015

There’s no reward for being a Scrum or kanban shop if we are not delivering value to customers. We need to change our mindset, and focus on the principles that people follow and values they share.

Probabilistic Project Sizing Using Randomized Branch Sampling (RBS)

Posted by Dimitar Bakardzhiev on  Mar 29, 2015

If you don't want to analyze all user stories in your project in order to estimate size then Randomized Branch Sampling can be used for portfolio related decisions and quotations on prospect projects.

Q&A on Agile! The Good, the Hype and the Ugly

Posted by Ben Linders on  Mar 13, 2015

The book "Agile! The Good, the Hype and the Ugly" provides a review of agile principles, techniques and tools. It explores the agile methods Extreme Programming, Lean Software, Scrum and Crystal. 4

More Than LeSS

Posted by Thomas Spielhofer on  Oct 12, 2014

This article provides a holistic approach to scaling Scrum. It is based on LeSS, amending it to better face the challenges of large projects. 5

The Agile Coaches' Coach Shares Her View on SAFe

Posted by Lyssa Adkins on  Oct 06, 2014

This article conveys one agile coach’s journey coming to terms with Scaled Agile Framework. Lyssa Adkins shares her thoughts about SAFe and the Agile Manifesto from the viewpoint of agile coaching. 20

eXtreme Programming The Methodology

Posted by Sanjeev Raman on  Apr 02, 2014

This article will discuss how you can bootstrap your teams with the eXtreme Programming methodology. You will also learn the advantages and disadvantages of this methodology. 2

Book Review: "Nagios: Building Enterprise-Grade Monitoring Infrastructures for Systems & Networks"

Posted by Aslan Brooke on  Jul 31, 2013

David Josephsen recently published this book which contains best practices, lessons in operational theory focused on the usage of Nagios, and practical guidance for implementing Nagios. 2

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