Jean Richardson shows that Pervasive Leadership is not a stepwise transformation model. It is a way of leading to enhance agility, to strengthen the self, others, and the organization no matter what agile framework you have selected. It is a way of freeing yourself and others to become the heroes of your own lives thereby restoring our society as a whole to true freedom and accountability.
How do you start making products and solutions customers care about? How do you create new, disruptive, and viable businesses, for new markets, in a new way? Jonathan Irwin explores how you can develop and launch new businesses, using a platform with teams that will work in a new way, and are led, staffed, and measured differently.
It is four years since Sandy Mamoli started experimenting with Kanbanfor1 and two years since she first presented the concepts and Snapper’s story of adopting personal Kanban at Agile 2012. In this article she shares the top 5 Kanbanfor1 related insights she has gained from using, coaching and presenting Kanbanfor1 during the last four years.
One of the core ideas of Cynefin is the use of safe-to-fail experiments to determine how you want to evolve the system. 4
This article introduces the Oobeya methodology, a lean project management approach that can complement agile by keeping project teams tightly focused on customer satisfaction, time to market and cost. 2
All too often we that the business people we deal with do not know what they want, Michael presents some more ideas on how to talk to them and how to explore their needs.
Few companies share warts-and-all stories of IT transformation. In this case study, Spark judge, Helen Walton, interviews Markel International on how they went from waterfall to agile in 6 months.
Open Kanban is an innovative open source method that takes the best ideas from Agile and Lean and creates a minimal method, one that is designed to be adapted to any business or even personal use. 3
The public sector – innovative? An intelligence agency – open? It doesn’t sound likely. But when Helen Walton interviewed GCHQ for the Spark Award she discovered an exceptional, creative culture.
The book Introduction to Agile Methods by Sondra Ashmore & Kristin Runyan is a straightforward introduction to agile values, principles and practices which includes interviews with various luminaries
The book More Agile Testing cover developments in agile testing from the last five years: challenges, test practices, and examples of and experiences with testing from teams all around the world. 2
This article summarizes the key takeaways and highlights from QCon San Francisco 2014 as blogged and tweeted by attendees.