At the recent Agile Australia conference InfoQ spoke to Liam Brobst and Daniel Prager about taking a frugal innovation approach to healthcare in Australia, the challenges of making change in a heavily regulated environment and how ideas from agile development have been applied in clinical care.
Shared leadership is a modern and exciting way to lead and manage. The goal of sharing authority within a team of leaders is to maximize the use of all capabilities and ideas in the organization. It does not force change upon the organizational structure, but builds on the existing structure and makes the best of it. In this article Walid Farag explores shared leadership and provides a case study.
The book Management 3.0 Workout by Jurgen Appelo contains games, practices, stories and tools that can be used to improve management in organizations. Managers can use the book to develop skills for servant leadership and increase employee engagement. Agile teams can adopt management practices described in the book to improve team work and collaboration helping them to become self-organizing.
At the Agile Australia conference Michael Stange spoke about patterns of organisational resistance and how to incrementally make change to structures that enable agility
Scott Ambler discusses a recent mini-survey designed to find out how TDD is being used in practice. He examines the state of practice and what techniques and tools are being used with TDD.
Lisette Sutherland and Elinor Slomba are sharing stories on working in remote teams. They show how remote teams collaborate, bridge distance, build trust and get things done together.
At the recent Agile Australia InfoQ spoke to Nigel Dalton about social experiments in modern management, applying Lean, Agile and Systems Thinking to workplaces and disruptive innovation.
In this article, author talks about how to improve the accuracy of software development effort estimations. He also discusses how to measure and predict productivity.
The Incremental Commitment Spiral Model: Principles and Practices for Successful Systems and Software describes a process model generator. InfoQ interviewed the authors Barry Boehm and Richard Turner.
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.