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  • Q&A on the Book Agendashift Part I

    by Ben Linders on  May 16, 2017

    In the book Agendashift, Mike Burrows describes an inclusive, non-prescriptive, values-based, and outcome-centric approach to continuous transformation. He explores several lean and agile techniques that can be used in workshops and coaching to do lasting change.

  • People Re-Engineering How-To’s: Mentoring As A Service

    by Medhat Sabry on  Apr 22, 2017

    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.

  • How to Sell Refactoring? The Case of Nordea Bank AB

    by Michał Bartyzel Łukasz Korczyński on  Apr 09, 2017

    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.

Predictable Agile Delivery: The Executive Challenge

Posted by Russ Lewis on  Mar 27, 2017

This article shares some ‘good, bad and ugly’ examples of practices that often work and some that always fail at adopting agile and improving large organizations.

Agile Scaling in Action

Posted by Yousef Awad on  Mar 20, 2017

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

Posted by Andy Brandt on  Mar 06, 2017

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.

Q&A on Large-Scale Scrum: More with LeSS

Posted by Ben Linders on  Mar 04, 2017

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

Tailoring Your DevOps Transformation to Organizational Culture

Posted by Tomek Pająk on  Feb 22, 2017

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.

Q&A on The Great ScrumMaster

Posted by Ben Linders on  Feb 03, 2017

The Great ScrumMaster explores the ScrumMaster role and provides solutions for dealing with everyday and difficult situations. 3

Q&A on The Antifragility Edge: Antifragility in Practice

Posted by Ben Linders on  Jan 14, 2017

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.

Adding Purpose to Scrum with Holacracy

Posted by Ben Linders on  Jan 09, 2017

Holacracy can be a complete replacement for the traditional management hierarchy and can significantly increase motivation and productivity in organizations working with Scrum.

People Re-engineering

Posted by Medhat Sabry on  Dec 28, 2016

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

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