The software industry revamps half of its people every five years with fresh grads, causing a state of Perpetual Inexperience. People Reengineering proposes Mentorship As A Service to fight this phenomena through one of its threads of action that seamlessly instills professional maturity into the new generations for better performance and people retention.
Refactoring is often not a technical challenge. Teams can accurately diagnose inefficient code design. If they have sufficient time and budget at their disposal, they would probably get things done. In this article, we focus on the strategic code refactoring. This distinction was introduced by the BNS IT consultants as part of the method called Natural Course of Refactoring.
As agile grows-out of its years of self-obsession and teenage petulance into a post-agile state, ‘Predictable Agile Delivery’ feels like a realistic goal that advantages both the business sponsor and their development stakeholders. This article shares some ‘good, bad and ugly’ examples of practices that often work and some that always fail at improving large organizations.
For larger dev/test projects or companies, individual agile teams are rolled up into one agile environment at enterprise scale. Yousef Awad presents lessons learned and words to the wise.
The Triangle of Self Organization identifies three essential components needed to guide the process and shows how to choose them consciously to successfully use self-organization as a management tool.
The book More with LeSS by Craig Larman and Bas Vodde provides practices to create simpler and more flexible organizations, applying Scrum with many teams working on one product. 1
To build a high performance organization via DevOps, one often needs to change the organizational culture. This case study shows how you can apply the competing values framework for culture change.
The Great ScrumMaster explores the ScrumMaster role and provides solutions for dealing with everyday and difficult situations. 3
In the book The Antifragility Edge Sinan Si Alhir shows how antifragility has been applied to help organizations evolve and thrive, and gives a roadmap for businesses to achieve greater antifragility.
Holacracy can be a complete replacement for the traditional management hierarchy and can significantly increase motivation and productivity in organizations working with Scrum.
it’s time to re-engineer our people not just our systems and processes. People Re-engineering inventively bundles what's needed to keep software people fit to meet their ever-growing challenges. 3
At the recent Agile 2016 conference, three coaches from CA discussed coaching the coaches, transforming CA to becoming an agile organisation, mixing cultures and future product direction.