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  • Culture & Methods Follow 882 Followers

    Using Checklists to Organize Software Development Processes

    by Zakhar Yung Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 06, 2018

    A checklist as a process organization tool has already made a good showing in aviation and healthcare. In this article, Zakhar Yung explains how Agile teams take advantage of checklists at different stages of software development processes including sprint planning, software testing, deployment and debugging, and discover their benefits for your own project.

  • Culture & Methods Follow 882 Followers

    Q&A on the Book Kanban Maturity Model: Evolving Fit-for-Purpose Organizations

    by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Apr 26, 2018

    The book Kanban Maturity Model by David Anderson and Teodora Bozheva provides a model that organizations can use to assess their maturity and define a roadmap to improve business agility using Kanban practices and values. It's a body of knowledge for coaches and organizations on sustainable change, cultures of continuous improvement, unity around a shared purpose, and improved business outcome.

  • DevOps Follow 1052 Followers

    Interview series: DevOps Enterprise Adoption

    by Manuel Pais Follow 9 Followers on  Dec 16, 2015

    InfoQ ran a series of interviews during the DevOps Enterprise Summit 2015, focusing on the DevOps transformations that many corporations are currently undertaking to improve not only their productivity and time to market, but also to increase engagement and collaboration between people and teams.


Making Agile Deliver Good Software

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Mar 27, 2015

Nic Ferrier talks about deploying agile effectively, the need for managers or Scrum masters, focusing on architecture to improve collaboration and using technology to avoid organizational problems.


Q&A with Barry Boehm and Richard Turner on The Incremental Commitment Spiral Model

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Aug 27, 2014

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.


Towards Agile CMMI Level 3: Requirement Development and Verification

Posted by Nicolás Afonso Alonso Follow 0 Followers , Víctor Javier Jara López Follow 0 Followers on  May 16, 2014

This article shows how to do requirement development in agile environments, covering concepts and offering examples of how an agile team could run CMMI for Development targeted at level 3.


Spreading CMMI Practices among Agile Teams in Big Organizations

Posted by Nicolás Afonso Alonso Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 16, 2013

Agile and CMMI complement each other well. Big organizations with self-organized teams can achieve technical maturity levels, by using a common metalanguage and a good-practices catalog. 1


Kanban - Isn’t It Just Common Sense?

Posted by Karl Scotland Follow 1 Followers on  Sep 09, 2013

The Kanban Thinking model includes 5 kanban heuristics that encapsulate the key areas to focus upon, along with 3 impacts that encapsulate the areas of improvement. 2


The Essence of Software Engineering: Book Review and Interview with Ivar Jacobson

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Jul 23, 2013

The essence of software engineering introduces the Software Engineering Method and Theory (SEMAT) initiative which self-organizing teams can use to adopt agile and lean software development practices. 2


Application Performance Management Maturity Model

Posted by Jim Hirschauer Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 22, 2013

In this article, author Jim Hirschauer justifies the importance of application performance management (APM) process in organizations. He also describes a maturity model for APM. 2


Agile Hybridization - Novel Experimentation or "They just don't get it."

Posted by Christopher Goldsbury Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 05, 2011

Chris discusses the perceived conflict between waterfall and agile processes and identifies a set of context factors that provide guidelines for adopting an appropriate hybrid process between the two. 35


Design For Hybrid Agile Adoption

Posted by Upadrista Venkatesh Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 01, 2011

Agile and offshore development are critical success factors for many organizations, but have never worked well together. The “Design for Hybrid Agile Adoption (DH2A)” methodology offers a solution. 3