The book The Practice of System and Network Administration takes a holistic view on system administration: it provides a framework and strategies for solving problems regardless of the operating system, brand of computer, or type of environment. The third edition incorporates new developments like DevOps, infrastructure as code, continuous integration, operational excellence and assessments.
Ultimate Software settled on Kanban as its scaled methodology which went hand-in-hand with the company’s culture of autonomy. Teams define their own process and apply policies specific to their own context. Through the innovative use of flow practices and principles, Ultimate has been able to achieve many of the benefits of a Lean-Agile implementation without the use of a heavyweight framework.
This article introduces Inclusive Collaboration and describes the Silence Experiment to help teams consider different aspects of collaboration and work more effectively with all types of minds. 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.
In the Analysis Techniques for Product Owners, Kent J McDonald shared a set of techniques that will help build and maintain a shared understanding and put outcome of a project before the output.
Over the last couple of years eSailors IT solutions has implemented big technological and organisational changes: cross-functional teams, dynamic loops, microservices, and leadership as a team sport.
Human teams are unique, non-linear and unpredictable, but given the right conditions, their output can become linear, scaled and predictable. Managers have an enabling role to play.
This article covers the skills of good developers and highlights the importance of changing your training approach to improve your skills for high-intensity and challenging environments.
Many people find the world of Agile too full of fluffy and non-actionable advice. Campbell presents some ideas and tools you can try out immediately. 1
Installing Agile / DevOps in Asia is very difficult. This article presents five steps to help overcome the cultural barriers and be successful. 2
Modern Agile is four guiding principles that define a simpler, safer, speedier way to achieve awesome results. It has no roles, rituals or anointed practices. You choose how to act on the principles. 3