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    The Computest Story: The Transformation to an Agile Enterprise

    by Clemens Riedl Follow 0 Followers , Hartger Ruijs Follow 0 Followers , Sigi Kaltenecker Follow 2 Followers on  Jun 29, 2017

    This article explores how Computest followed their mission towards a self-managing organization. It explains the key drivers, how the journey got started, why Computest focused on value streams and how Computest aligned roles and responsibilities and applied Kanban to operationalize ideas. It also shares the lessons learned so far and discusses what this means for the next steps to be done.

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    Escaping Method Prison

    by Ivar Jacobson Follow 0 Followers , Roly Stimson Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 21, 2017 1

    Methods are our best tool to get great software. But today they put us in method prisons with method wars, reliance on gurus and swings from method to method. How foolish is this? It needs to be stopped. The new Essence standard efficiently stops that path. And, teams get better methods, selected from a practice library and support in their daily work. Executives get forever learning org’s.

  • Culture & Methods Follow 110 Followers

    Actionable Analytics for Lean Project Management

    by Alexander Novkov Follow  Followers on  Jun 03, 2017

    Measuring the right KPIs of your workflow is the key for implementing successful Lean project management. Applying these actionable analytics is going to help you track your team's progress towards reaching process perfection, allow you to project future performance and help you spot potential problems in an early stage.

Culture & Methods Follow 110 Followers

The Misaligned Middle and Getting off the Hamster Wheel Using Kanban

Posted by Shane Hastie Follow 10 Followers on  Jan 31, 2017

At the Agile 2016 conference, Dominica DeGrandis and Julia Wester of Leankit gave talks on helping middle managers adapt to change and how Kanban can be used to identify problems in workflows .

Culture & Methods Follow 110 Followers

Ultimate Kanban: Scaling Agile without Frameworks at Ultimate Software

Posted by Steve Reid Follow 0 Followers , Prateek Singh Follow 0 Followers , Daniel S. Vacanti Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 27, 2016

Through the innovative use of flow practices and principles Ultimate Software has been able to achieve many of the benefits of a Lean-Agile implementation without the use of a heavyweight framework. 1

Culture & Methods Follow 110 Followers

Improving Scrum with the Kanban-Ace Framework

Posted by Joseph Hurtado Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 19, 2016

The Kanban-Ace Framework welcomes Scrum, and helps teams improve their level of agility. This article introduces the Akashi Bridge, a new Kanban-Ace tool for Scrum teams. 1

Culture & Methods Follow 110 Followers

Adaptable or Predictable? Strive for Both – Be Predictably Adaptable!

Posted by Dimitar Bakardzhiev Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 06, 2016

Our efforts to improve software development face the question what to focus on. We can’t be predictable if we are not adaptable. What we really need is to be predictably adaptable.

Culture & Methods Follow 110 Followers

Product Development Mechanisms

Posted by Steve Andrews Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 01, 2016

Steve Andrews discuses the need to empower self-managing teams to stay focused on delivering high-quality solutions using mechanisms like tenets and exit criteria.

Culture & Methods Follow 110 Followers

The Volcano - Prioritize Work for Multiple Teams & Products

Posted by Tomas Rybing Follow 0 Followers on  May 21, 2016

It is always a challenge to pick the correct priorities. Which one of work A or B shall you do first? The Volcano is a tool to prioritize work for multiple teams working with several products. 1

Culture & Methods Follow 110 Followers

Q&A on the book Visualization Examples

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 7 Followers on  Feb 07, 2016

The book Toolbox for the Agile Coach - Visualization Examples by Jimmy Janlén can be used by agile software development teams to visualize and improve their collaboration and communication.

Culture & Methods Follow 110 Followers

The Agility Challenge

Posted by Dragan Jojic Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 04, 2016

In this article Dragan Jojic explores “the agility challenge”: A company where employees are able to sense and respond to external inputs without managers having to tell them what to do. 1

Culture & Methods Follow 110 Followers

Q&A on Agendashift with Mike Burrows

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 7 Followers on  Nov 09, 2015

Agendashift is a values-based Kanban approach to organizational transformation, covering delivery, change and leadership. An interview with Mike Burrows.

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