In the book Agile Engagement, Santiago Jaramillo and Todd Richardson explore the reasons why employees can be disengaged and provide solutions for measuring and driving engagement in organizations. InfoQ interviewed them about the factors that influence the performance of teams and how to measure agile engagement to create an engaging workplace culture.
Self-organization is a modern management tool that replaces command & control as a method of creating teams and guiding them to deliver desired outcomes. The Triangle of Self Organization identifies three essential components needed to guide this process – goal, rules & tension - 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.
The level of software quality attainable is reflective of organizational commitment to a range of quality factors covering environments, experience, skills, education and processes.
To kick-start your implementation of scaled Agile you can use LeSS, SAFe or Scrum@Scale as a starting point. In this article we compare these frameworks to help you choose what fits you best. 4
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.
A process of identifying key customer interactions with the product. A holistic view of envisioning customer’s interactions at various touchpoints through service design tools.
Based on several decades of experience, we have developed an agile framework for distributed teams. In this article, we describe how our framework helps distributed organizations work smoother. 3
Scaling Teams provides strategies and practices for managing teams in fast growing organizations. Explores and gives solutions for hiring, people management, organization, culture and communication.
Reifer’s software sizing survey identifies five commonly used methods for sizing agile projects along with their strengths and weaknesses. Size is being used as the basis of measurement and estimation 2
As competition gets tough and the rate of change is increasing, a good product owner is crucial to a whole, undivided concept of being successful in the market. What constitutes a good product owner?
The Great ScrumMaster explores the ScrumMaster role and provides solutions for dealing with everyday and difficult situations. 3
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