Survey Confirms Biggest Agile Challenges Are Communication and Continuous Improvement

by Craig Smith on  Oct 13, 2012 3

A new survey, conducted by Serena Software at the recent Agile 2012 conference in Dallas, Texas has confirmed that whilst projects using Agile are working well, they could be much better and some of the biggest challenges include upsteam and downstream communication.

Agile 2012 Keynote: Bob Sutton on Scaling Up Excellence

by Craig Smith on  Aug 14, 2012

The introductory keynote at Agile 2012 in Dallas entitled Scaling Up Excellence was delivered by Bob Sutton, Professor of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University and author of numerous business books including "Good Boss, Bad Boss" and "The No Asshole Rule".

Agile 2012 Session: Stop Listening to Your Customers

by Shane Hastie on  Aug 14, 2012 2

Brandon Carlson gave a talk at Agile 2012 titled Stop Listening to Your Customers in which he makes the case for using deep analytics and application instrumentation to discover customer behavior and use that to help guide product requirements. He spoke about the impact of wasted effort and unused features and how just listening to customer requests will result in unused, bloated products.

Agile 2012 Session: Agile Alliance Functional Testing Tools Workshop

by Craig Smith on  Aug 13, 2012 1

The Agile Alliance Functional Testing Tools (AA-FTT) workshop was held on the day before the Agile 2012 conference in Dallas, Texas. Run as an open space, the session was open to anyone interested in talking about the future of functional testing tools and beyond.

Agile 2012 Session: Dynamic Organizational Modeling

by Shane Hastie on  Aug 13, 2012

Catherine Louis and Raj Mudhar presented an interactive workshop titled LEtGO your Organization - design a best-fit large Agile Organization. Using their Dynamic Organizational Modeling approach using LEGO blocks to let participants model and visualize organizational change. The tactyle nature of the tool helps teams make visible the changes they need to make, and design how to achieve them.

Agile 2012 Conference Kicks Off in Dallas - Coverage on InfoQ

by Craig Smith on  Aug 12, 2012

The Agile 2012 conference kicks off this week at the Gaylord Texan Hotel and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas (just outside of Dallas). Over 1,500 people from around the world are expected to attend what is considered to be the premier international Agile conference, hosted by the Agile Alliance.

Agile Executive Forum with Agile 2012

by Shane Hastie on  Jun 19, 2012

The second Agile Executive Forum will be held in conjunction with the Agile 2012 conference in Dallas, Texas. The Executive Forum seeks to bring senior executives from large organisations together to explore the impact that agile practices, modern management and advanced technologies can have.

Agile 2012 Conference Program Announced

by Shane Hastie on  May 09, 2012

The Agile Alliance has announced the program for the Agile 2012 conference to be held in Dallas, Texas in August this year.

Agile 2012 Keynote Speakers Announced

by Shane Hastie on  Apr 13, 2012 1

The Agile Alliance has anounced the keynote speakers for the Agile 2012 conference being held in Dallas, Texas, on 13017 August 2012.

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