Fujitsu UK is using a large number of processes and methods which have developed over the period of many years. Looking for a way of combining agile and traditional methods, they became aware of SEMAT and the Essence Kernel. This article explores how they applied SEMAT and Essence to systems engineering, and used it to look at the whole programme of work across all disciplines.
There are dozens of Agile methods nowadays and more and more often we hear about Hybrid Agile, but what does that actually mean? This article provides a view on why it is important to have clarity around the term Hybrid Agile and what it has to mean to make sense. It provides guidance on circumstances when you could use the different kinds of methods.
Dave Snowden gave a talk titled "Context is Everything" at the Scaling Agile for the Enterprise 2016 congress in Brussels, Belgium. InfoQ interviewed him about applying leadership models, the Cynefin model and how it can be used for capturing requirements, scaling agile, and sustainable change.
InfoQ interviewed Suzanne and James Robertson on the "Requirements: The Masterclass LiveLessons - Traditional, Agile, Outsourcing" to get further insights into some of the topics addressed.
An interview with Eddy Bruin and Ray Oei about test plans in agile, how to make stakeholders aware that they can influence quality, and which agile practices they recommend for testing.
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
In this third article in the #noprojects series Evan Leybourn explains the importance of focusing on outcomes rather than activities in order to maximize value for the organization.
Boyan Mihaylov covers his experience when working with both traditional waterfall software architectures and agile ones. 11
In this second article in the #noprojects series Evan Leybourn explains why the focus of work should be about maximizing value rather than working in a project structure. 2
The book NoEstimates explores how we can manage projects with a focus on value and predictability, report progress quickly and often, and adapt plans constantly based on existing data.
An interview with Graham Dick about agile and the role of project managers with self-organized teams, how project managers can be a positive agent for change, and making collaboration work in agile.
Ben Williams and Tom Roden explored in their Agile Testing Days 2015 keynote how you can use agile and lean principles in portfolio management to increase business agility.