Ultimate Software settled on Kanban as its scaled methodology which went hand-in-hand with the company’s culture of autonomy. Teams define their own process and apply policies specific to their own context. Through the innovative use of flow practices and principles, Ultimate has been able to achieve many of the benefits of a Lean-Agile implementation without the use of a heavyweight framework.
In the book “Designing the Requirements: Building Applications that the User Wants and Needs”, the author Chris Britton proposes an alternative path that goes from understanding the requirements to deliver spot on solutions.
Standardizing Requirements Descriptions on Scrum Projects for Better Development and Testing Quality
Standardizing requirements descriptions on Scrum projects benefit development and testing quality by enablling full coverage, minimizing errors, and facilitating scheduling and requirements changes.
The book Liftoff, Second Edition provides practices and insights for chartering teams by understanding needs, building trust, and defining how to interact in the team and align with the organization.
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.
Bimodal IT has been supported by many and criticized by many. InfoQ reached out to enterprise experts to dig deeper into the pros and cons of this strategy and how/when/if is it applicable.
Iterative development requires gradual flow of small-sized, prioritized requirements from end customers to delivery teams. The use of all-conclusive, rigid, non-negotiable BRDs leads to dysfunction
Iterative development requires gradual flow of small-sized, prioritized requirements from end customers to delivery teams. The use of all-conclusive, rigid, non-negotiable BRDs leads to dysfunction.
The story of how Medtronic Neuromodulation realized that in order to modernize their processes while maintaining compliance, adopting integrated Application Lifecycle Management was necessary
The book Diving For Hidden Treasures by Johanna Rothman and Jutta Eckstein explores how projects become delayed and provides tools and methods to analyze and limit the costs of delay in projects.
It can be difficult to change from a Waterfall approach to the Agile practice in which requirements are prepared ‘just in time. The secret to success in Agile is ruthless management of scope.