Agile is both simple and hard – and success depends on managers creating a suitable environment for their teams. Here a coach’s experiences from several agile transformations are made into concrete recommendations for strengthening agile teams. To create and sustain high-performing agile teams, these points are fundamental.
Johanna Rothman explores how to scale lean and agile processes to work in large programs in her book - Agile and Lean Program Management: Scaling Collaboration Across the Organization. It explains how to collaborate across the organization to create and steer an adaptive, resilient program.
The book Strategize by Roman Pichler provides practices, advice, and examples for product strategy and roadmapping that you can use to create successful products. InfoQ interviewed Pichler about applying product strategy and roadmapping with agile, innovation in product strategy, eliminating features when defining products, different kinds of roadmaps, and measurements for product management.
The book Diving For Hidden Treasures by Johanna Rothman and Jutta Eckstein explores how projects become delayed and provides tools and methods to analyze and limit the costs of delay in projects.
To adopt Agile at a systemic level, take an Organization Development approach to redesign organizations, redefine learning, empower teams through self-organizing and to reduce resistance to change.
Is pair programming all that it's cracked up to be? Wes Higbee discusses why it definitely shouldn't be mandated, and why you should consider other options where it could be beneficial. 3
It can be difficult to change from a Waterfall approach to the Agile practice in which requirements are prepared ‘just in time. The secret to success in Agile is ruthless management of scope.
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.
In this week's podcast Richard Seroter talks to James Shore, Llewellyn Falco, and Rebecca Wirfs-Brock on TDD and Incremental Architecture. 1
Team that perform great have a perfect balance of orientation on people and results. This article provides several exercises to explore how your team is doing and find your own state of perfection.
Richard Seroter talks to Lisa Crispin, who works on the tracker team at Pivotal Labs, and Justin Searls, software craftsman and presenter of How to Stop Hating Your Tests.
This is the second article of a two article series in which we try to work from an abstract level of IoT reference architectures towards a concrete architecture for actual use cases.