• Using SEMAT and Essence at Fujitsu UK

    by Ste Nadin on  Jun 04, 2016

    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.

  • Is There Really Such a Thing as a “Hybrid Agile” Method?

    by Mirco Hering on  May 04, 2016 2

    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.

  • Q&A with Dave Snowden on Leadership and Using Cynefin for Capturing Requirements

    by Ben Linders on  Apr 23, 2016

    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.

Q&A with the Authors on "Requirements: The Masterclass LiveLessons-Traditional, Agile, Outsourcing"

Posted by Rui Miguel Ferreira on  Apr 17, 2016

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.

Agile Approaches in Test Planning

Posted by Ben Linders on  Feb 21, 2016

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.

The Agility Challenge

Posted by Dragan Jojic 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

#noprojects - Outcomes: The Value of Change

Posted by Evan Leybourn on  Jan 14, 2016

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.

Towards an Agile Software Architecture

Posted by Boyan Mihaylov on  Dec 28, 2015

Boyan Mihaylov covers his experience when working with both traditional waterfall software architectures and agile ones. 11

#noprojects – Focus on Value, Not Projects

Posted by Evan Leybourn on  Dec 16, 2015

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

Q&A with Vasco Duarte on the #NoEstimates Book

Posted by Ben Linders on  Dec 07, 2015

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.

How Project Managers can be a Positive Agent for Agile

Posted by Ben Linders on  Dec 03, 2015

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.

Investing in Impact - Portfolio Management for Agile Deliveries

Posted by Ben Linders on  Nov 25, 2015

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.

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