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

    by Dave West Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 13, 2018

    This article explores the key things to think about and prepare for when your organization is transitioning to an agile approach. He emphasizes the importance of supporting and protecting agile culture, self-organization, managing with outcomes, removing sources of waste and delay, and measuring and improving value delivered with frequent feedback.

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    Mapping the Market for Agile Coaches

    by Michael de la Maza Follow 3 Followers , Alexander Frumkin Follow 0 Followers , Elaine Bulloch Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 09, 2018

    In July, 2018 five agilists, including the two authors of this article, met in San Francisco to map the market for agile coaches. We met because the market appears to be very strong over the short-term but weak over the long-term. This article is the result of that investigation, it discusses how much agile coaches make, where they work, and what the future holds for the agile coaching market.

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    Author Q&A - A Guide to Distributed Agile Framework

    by Shane Hastie Follow 28 Followers , John Okoro Follow 1 Followers , Savita Pahuja Follow 3 Followers , Hugo Messer Follow 1 Followers on  Oct 04, 2018

    InfoQ contributors and distributed team experts Hugo Messer, John Okoro and Savita Pahuja have expanded on their articles and minibook on working effectively in distributed teams and published a 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 Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers , Eric Bowman Follow 0 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 Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers , Nigel Thurlow Follow 2 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 Shane Hastie Follow 28 Followers , Allan Kelly Follow 2 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 28 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

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Adopting Continuous Delivery at teamplay, Siemens Healthineers

Posted by Dave Farley Follow 1 Followers , Vladyslav Ukis Follow 1 Followers on  Sep 04, 2018

The transformation of a large software development organization towards Continuous Delivery: strategy and tactics to gradually and safely change the development process in a regulated medical domain.

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Four Ways to Take Charge in Your First Agile Project

Posted by Manish Dudharejia Follow 1 Followers on  Aug 31, 2018

Dudharejia presents some advice for first timers looking to take command of an Agile project. He present key strategies for helping make each project is highly efficient and fruitful.

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The Future-Ready Organization: An Interview with Agile Manifesto Co-Author Arie Van Bennekum

Posted by Shaaron A Alvares Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 24, 2018

Arie spent the last 22 years helping organizations transform to agile. He designed the Integrated Agile Transformation Model, a proven approach to transforming organizations to new agile paradigms.

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