Tom Santero explores the various configurations of distributed teams, dissecting both productive as well as undesirable qualities that emerge when working remotely. We will postulate that distributed teams are novel and worth considering, but ultimately impossible to reduce and replicate.
Mike Williams discusses large vs. small software development teams, concluding that smaller teams are better suited for most cases.
Dan North shares his experience in a new endeavor working for a trading company with distributed teams embracing ideas from Lean and Theory of Constraints.
Simon Ogle, Alexander Kikhtenko, and Peter Thomas present a case study of a development team transitioning from a waterfall approach to 15 offshore Agile teams over a period of 5 years.
Craig Larman explains the internal workings of a customer-supplier relationship, advising on how to proceed to ensure an offshore Agile development that is fulfilling for both parties.
Craig Larman presents practices and tips related to adoption, structure, requirements, contracts, architecture and design, offshore, multisite development, and coordination with large Scrum teams.