At the recent Agile Australia InfoQ spoke to Nigel Dalton about social experiments in modern management, applying Lean, Agile and Systems Thinking to workplaces, disruptive innovation and his goal of "20 by 2020" - having 20% of organisations using agile management approaches by 2020.
In this article, author talks about how to improve the accuracy of software development effort estimations. He suggests to use relevant historical data improve estimation accuracy and to avoid early estimates based on incomplete information. He also discusses how to measure and predict productivity in software projects.
The Incremental Commitment Spiral Model describes a process model generator. InfoQ interviewed the authors about the principles underlying the Incremental Commitment Spiral Model (ICSM), applying the ICSM, benefits that organization can get from it, and how organizations can use the ICSM to determine under what conditions to use software-intensive agile frameworks like Scrum, DSDM, SAFe, or DAD.
The third article from a series on Leading Self-Organising Teams covers what it means to lead a self-organising team.
User Experience is part of a collaborative, self-contained and balanced team that has all the necessary roles to be wholly responsible for building the right thing, and building the thing right.
At the recent Agile Australia conference InfoQ interviewed Renee Troughton about the theme of the conference, her experiences with large scale agile adoption and non-violent communication.
InfoQ interviewed Sander Hoogendoorn, author of the book This is Agile, about managing agile projects, balancing the work in iterations, and different kinds of agile approaches.
The Agile India 2014 conference was held in Bangalore at the end of February. Naresh and Pramod wrote this summary of the conference.
Before you start a project, achieving team alignment is essential for efficacy and efficiency. This article describes how to do a single full-day inception meeting to get the extended team aligned.
The second article from a series on Leading Self-Organising Teams discusses why we need self-organising teams. 2
We all want to have confidence in the software we create. We know that testing plays an important role. But, how do we go about leading a culture of effective testing? 3
Do you know why that bit about the TPS report in the movie Office Space is so funny? It is because we can all relate to it. We have all experienced it. 1