Schools use Scrum to help students to learn more effectively and develop themselves in an enjoyable way. The self-organized student teams work in sprints to learn subjects and evolve the learning process. Results from the agile way of working are improved quality of education, higher grades and motivated students. InfoQ interviewed people from several schools involved in teaching with Scrum.
Virtual environments can be a rich form of communication, where people can brainstorm, share and discuss ideas, or collaborate on a virtual version of a product. They can also add a new dimension to customer interaction. Games can be used to simulate situations, as an enhancement for learning and teaching complex problems. Ian Hughes talking about mixing the physical world and the virtual world.
Enterprises want early and frequent customer feedback to be able to understand their needs and be able to deliver products that create value for them. Brian Murray explains how Yammer uses Minimum Viable Products to test their business customer hypotheses, and why they focus so much attention on the architecture of their products.
Kyle Rankin delivers practical advice and techniques for team oriented troubleshooting of Linux servers in a DevOps culture. The book includes Linux Server Best Practices in common problem areas.
All you’ve ever wanted to know about self-organized companies, without daring actually run one. 6
"Enterprise Software Delivery" is the latest book by Alan W. Brown, and is a must-read guide for anybody concerned with the development and delivery of software in a large organisation.
InfoQ interviewed Bruno Sbille, a trainer and coach, about using leadership styles, visual management, and agile coaching.
A Practical Approach to Large-Scale Agile Development tells the story about applying agile and lean principles. An interview about agile principles, change, collaboration, and benefits of using agile.
InfoQ spoke with Yves Hanoulle about the agile and lean mindset, his experiences with pair working, and how he collaborates in the agile community.
The Defense Industry is often viewed as a very “non-Agile” culture. But even in this environment, you can successfully apply Agile principles and practices and tailor them to fit your needs.
This case study describes how Kanban and lean development techniques were used to rescue a distressed project that had violated its budget, schedule, and quality constraints. 13
This article presents a pathway for an Agile journey. STEP - Start by Stopping to think. Transform your way of work. Expand and inspire team learning. Perfect your way of work.