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    What Does Company-Wide Agility Imply?

    by Ben Linders Follow 12 Followers on  Dec 11, 2017

    Self-organization, transparency, constant customer focus, and continuous learning: these are the four values that drive company-wide agility. InfoQ interviewed Jutta Eckstein and John Buck about how to apply a combination of Beyond Budgeting, Open Space, and Sociocracy to support these agile values, and what benefits this approach can bring.

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    How to Remain Agile When You Have to Sign a Contract?

    by Paweł Bejger Follow 0 Followers , Peter Horsten Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 29, 2015

    Agile development based on a contract that has been accepted by lawyers seems impossible. The nature of traditional purchasing and contracting processes does not match the Agile principles. This is a case story of how a supplier cooperated with a client to develop a huge project in an Agile way, by cutting it into smaller pieces and prepare a matching contract based on mutual trust.

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    Planning and Controlling Complex Projects

    by Jutta Eckstein Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 02, 2013 1

    Planning and budgeting large projects is often based on trying to predict how development will turn out. Stories are estimated by the development team, but the budget for the whole project is independent from those estimates. Especially for complex projects this leads most often to (unwanted) surprises. Insights from beyond budgeting can help to increase flexibility, and focus on business value.

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Book Review and Interview with Brian Wernham about Agile Project Management for Government

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 12 Followers on  Jul 18, 2013

The book agile project management for government gives cases of governments using agile. InfoQ interviewed Brian Wernham about agile leadership and applying Scrum and DSDM in governmental projects. 2

Culture & Methods Follow 276 Followers

Interview with Michael Azoff from Ovum about How To Create the Agile Enterprise

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 10, 2013

Large enterprises face challenges in innovation, budgeting, and transformation to agile. Principal analyst Michael Azoff explains Ovum’s view on creating an agile enterprise.

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Agile Team Meets a Fixed Price Contract

Posted by Marcin Niebudek Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 30, 2010

Fixed price contracts are often decried as evil, however they are something which many agile teams face. How can a company execute one using agile practices to achieve better results with lower risk? 16

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The Problem of Power Consumption in Servers

Posted by Intel Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 01, 2009

IT is increasingly concerned with issues like server power consumption. This Intel article addresses the sources of consumption, estimation, and design considerations that can reduce demands. 2

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Executive summary - An Adaptive Performance Management System

Posted by Jim Highsmith Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 09, 2006

Traditional budgets demand committments based on variables beyond managers' control. To support the adaptive organization, Jim Highsmith proposes a two-part model for project and team performance.

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