How can you get from high level system requirements (features/epics) to the right level of specification to enable agile development? This article describes how the Dutch Railways made the transition from large use cases which were completely written before development to Use Case 2.0 and why this helps them to deliver apps faster and with the right business value.
There are various types of subscriptions: recurring, non-recurring, free-trial periods, various billing cycles and any possible billing variation one can imagine. But with lack of information online, you might discover that mobile subscriptions behave differently from what you expected. This article will make your life somewhat easier when addressing an in-app subscriptions implementation.
At Spark the Change 2015, Tracy Jelfs shared a case study of change in Children’s Services at Monmouthshire Council. Spark attracts the UK’s most innovative organisations, and this story impressed leaders from many different industries. It is a showcase of how radical change is possible even in difficult circumstances – from poor performance and low morale to a heavily regulated environment.
This article describes the change that was done to support growth at Seamless Payments, based on Agile and Lean values and using a slimmed down version of SAFe that still maintained its core ideas. 2
Mark Levison recently wrote a blog on “Scrum Alone is Not Enough”, which is the first blog of a series to uncover various Agile patterns.
Does design shape technology or does technology shape design? How do these two disciplines work together, and move away from the traditional siloed approach?
This article shows how to prioritize your backlog using an enhanced quality model using Maslow’s hierarchy of human needs. Search for most valuable features using the Need-Feature-Capability matrix 2
Dr. Sallyann Freudenberg makes a case for supporting neurodiveristy in our workplaces. 1
Developing an app that represents your business may seem easier than what it was five years ago but turning the app into a viable business requires more hardship than just development skills.
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.
Many cloud providers offer cloud onboarding services. What advice and lessons learned can they share? To learn more, InfoQ reached out to Tim Beerman at CenturyLink.
Sriram Narayan’s book – Agile IT Organization Design, provides a basis for reviewing and reshaping the IT organization to equip it better for the digital age.