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    Applying Agile for Developing Industrial Machinery

    by Claudio Saurin Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 10, 2018

    This is the story of a company developing industrial machinery products that became an organization with cross-functional teams using agile. Most important to their success are the people, from the new roles of product owner and scrum master, adapted to the industrial context, to the development teams that are learning self-organization, and the stakeholders involved in supporting the teams.

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    CA Technologies' Agile Transformation: A Firsthand Perspective

    by Christine Hudson Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 07, 2018 1

    Agile may not be capable of solving every last problem, but it can go a long way in preparing businesses for disruption and delivering a host of agile-based competitive advantages. Since CA began practicing agile at scale and business agility, we’ve made it easier for leaders, lines of business and teams to work together – and with our customers – on a global scale.

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    Agile Implementation from a Manager's Perspective

    by Tomasz Dutkowski Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 20, 2018

    “Perfect is the enemy of good”, so why change something that is working? In this article, based on a true story of agile implementation, you can find answers to the questions: why are managers afraid of letting their waterfall teams become agile? What could your manager’s dilemmas be when working in waterfall environment? So, to change or not to change?

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Managing to the Next Century - The Five Big Things for Agile Transitions

Posted by Dave West Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 13, 2018

This article explores what to think about and prepare for when your organization is transitioning to an agile approach including protecting agile culture, self-organization, and focusing on outcomes

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Mapping the Market for Agile Coaches

Posted by Michael de la Maza Follow 4 Followers , Alexander Frumkin Follow 0 Followers , Elaine Bulloch Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 09, 2018

How much do agile coaches make and where do they work? What does the future hold for the agile coaching market? The authors explore the current state of the market and where it is heading

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Author Q&A - A Guide to Distributed Agile Framework

Posted by Savita Pahuja Follow 3 Followers , Hugo Messer Follow 1 Followers , Shane Hastie Follow 30 Followers , John Okoro Follow 1 Followers on  Oct 04, 2018

Author Q&A on the new book titled Distributed Agile Framework. They present a framework for distributed organisations and teams who want to use an agile approach to delivering customer value.

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Agile in the Context of a Holistic Approach

Posted by Jon Kern Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 01, 2018

In this article Jon Kern, co-author of the Agile Manifesto, describes a set of critical practices that serve to build up a holistic view of the project, from which all else proceeds.

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Scaling Autonomy at Zalando

Posted by Eric Bowman Follow 0 Followers , Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Sep 30, 2018

At Zalando, creating the right architecture and organizational structure reduced the amount of alignment needed and freed up the energy to be more thorough where alignment is needed.

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Scrum The Toyota Way

Posted by Nigel Thurlow Follow 2 Followers , Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Sep 27, 2018

Toyota Connected uses Scrum combined with the Toyota Production System to deliver Lean Production, enabling teams to deliver rapid PDCA cycles. Agility is not the goal. It’s a result, an outcome.

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Author Q&A Continuous Digital and Project Myopia

Posted by Allan Kelly Follow 2 Followers , Shane Hastie Follow 30 Followers on  Sep 25, 2018

Allan Kelly has recently released two books which address ways of working in modern digital businesses, “Continuous Digital” and “Project Myopia”. He spoke to InfoQ about them.

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Are You the Barrier to Innovation?

Posted by Robert Zazueta Follow 1 Followers on  Sep 12, 2018

You've adopted technologies like SOA and microservices to keep your infrastructure future-proof. So why do you still struggle to innovate? It's not your technology - it's your culture. 1

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Agile Transformation at Ericsson

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers , Hendrik Esser Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 10, 2018

Applying complex systems thinking, growing the agile mindset through storytelling, and visualizing the interplay; these are some of the things that drove the agile transformation at Ericsson. 1