In this 4th article in the series about Open Agile Adoption Dan Mezick presents an approach to take advantage of the natural stress that come about when making change in organisations to help achieve sustainable agile transitions.
Why are some teams successful while others are less than stellar? Can teams use processes to do their work? How can managers help teams to become better? And do we need incentives to improve the quality of software? InfoQ did an interview with Simon Brown about sustainable competence for continuous improvement, balancing people and processes, and software quality and architecture.
The Agile Fluency model is a way of thinking about and planning investments to create the conditions of Agile that best fit your development effort, business need, and customer value. James Shore and Diana Larsen described it in the 2012 article "Your Path through Agile Fluency". This article by Diana aims to helps you to use the Agile Fluency model effectively.
InfoQ interviewed Vasco Duarte on a new publishing business that aims to connect authors with their audience in a sustainable way, and with Jason Little, author about Lean Change Management.
A Scrum delivery team needs a dedicated Scrum Master. But as the team matures, is this still the case? This article proposes alternatives for mature delivery teams. 3
Agile and the PMO are no longer diametrically opposed. With an ever-changing business landscape, organisations must adopt more nimble approaches, making Agile more suitable than people think. 3
In this article, let’s discuss the kind of qualities, preferences, and non-technical skills you might need in a servant leader. 1
Technical Debt is not always a bad thing but it needs to be carefully managed especially as it increases with time at a geometric rate. This is an approach to managing technical debt on Agile projects 1
This is the 3rd article in a series about Open Agile Adoption, looking at an opt-in approach to achieve sustainable organisational transformation.
Today organizations that are on a Devops journey often end up implementing in pockets that are not scaleable. This article addresses some of the challenges and suggests ideas to overcome them. 2
A concrete example of how to get started with acceptance-test driven development on an existing code base. It is part of the solution to technical debt. 5
Learning Gerrit Code Review presents an overview of the Gerrit review tool, from how to install and configure projects through to how to integrate with other services like GitHub and Jenkins.