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    Using Checklists to Organize Software Development Processes

    by Zakhar Yung Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 06, 2018

    A checklist as a process organization tool has already made a good showing in aviation and healthcare. In this article, Zakhar Yung explains how Agile teams take advantage of checklists at different stages of software development processes including sprint planning, software testing, deployment and debugging, and discover their benefits for your own project.

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    Q&A on the Book The Team Engagement Strategy

    by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Jul 13, 2017

    The book The Team Engagement Strategy provides an operational model with guiding principles that teams can use to solve their problems by focusing on outcomes. It empowers teams to take action based on their shared insight and assumptions, and helps them to learn and improve continuously.

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    Chaos Engineering

    by Casey Rosenthal Follow 0 Followers , Ali Basiri Follow 0 Followers , Niosha Behnam Follow 0 Followers , Lorin Hochstein Follow 0 Followers , Ruud de Rooij Follow 0 Followers , Justin Reynolds Follow 0 Followers , Luke Kosewski Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 08, 2017

    Modern software-based services are implemented as distributed systems with complex behavior and failure modes. Many large tech organizations are using experimentation to verify such systems' reliability. Netflix engineers call this approach chaos engineering. They've determined several principles underlying it and have used it to run experiments. This article is part of a theme issue on DevOps.

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Using SEMAT and Essence at Fujitsu UK

Posted by Ste Nadin Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 04, 2016

This article explores how Fujitsu UK applied SEMAT and Essence to systems engineering, to combining agile and traditional methods and look at the whole programme of work across all disciplines.

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Ten Ways to Successfully Fail your Agility

Posted by Ilan Kirschenbaum Follow 0 Followers , Oren Kdoshim Follow 1 Followers on  Apr 13, 2016

This article provides 10 ways to successfully fail your agility. By replacing these practices with ones that do the opposite, you will increase agility and improve the odds of being successful.

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Q&A on the Lean IT Field Guide

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Feb 24, 2016

In the book The Lean IT Field Guide Mike Orzen and Tom Paider explain how to initiate, execute, and sustain a Lean IT transformation.


Book Review and Q&A - The Art of Scalability

Posted by Grischa Ekart Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 16, 2015

The Art of Scalability, by Martin L. Abbott and Michael T. Fisher, is a book on scaling organisations to adapt to web scale growth of their products and services.


Practices for DevOps and Continuous Delivery

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Jul 10, 2015

The book Devops in Practice: Reliable and automated software delivery by Danilo Sato provides a hands-on approach for implementing continuous delivery and DevOps practices.


Using Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS) with Feature Teams to Ship Your Product Every Sprint

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Jun 15, 2015

An interview with Craig Larman about LeSS and what makes it different from other scaling frameworks and using empirical process control to increase organizational agility.


Creating a Creative and Innovative Culture at Scale

Posted by Matti Klasson Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 31, 2015

Experiments and lessons from the engineering organization of King Digital Entertainment showing how continuous improvement of HR-related processes and topics fosters a creative and innovative culture. 5


Embedding Reflection and Learning into Agile Software Development

Posted by Rashina Hoda Follow 0 Followers , Jeffry Babb Follow 0 Followers , Jacob Nørbjerg Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 26, 2014

In this article, authors discuss the Reflective Agile Learning Model (REALM) that embeds reflective practice into the iterative and agile software engineering development cycle.


Working Together, Sitting Apart

Posted by Hugo Messer Follow 1 Followers on  Oct 05, 2014

This article is the first article in a series on managing remote teams, which shares experiences in developing a process for remote collaboration.