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  • Q&A on Agendashift with Mike Burrows

    by Ben Linders on  Nov 09, 2015

    Agendashift is a values-based Kanban approach to organizational transformation, covering delivery, change and leadership. An interview with Mike Burrows on how Kanban and Agendashift can strengthen each other, making changes stick in organizations, the depth of Kanban survey, the value of Kanban practices, end-to-end process views, leadership, and doing sustainable change with Kanban.

  • The First Few Months of a New Team

    by João Miranda on  Oct 30, 2015

    Last January, the OutSystems R&D group introduced a new team, called DevOps. Now that the team has been working together for a few months, we thought it would be a good time to reflect on the journey so far and share it with the community. The article explains how we organized ourselves, shares some data from our first project and presents some of the major lessons we learned along the way.

  • The CTO’s New Innovation Playbook

    by Charles Green on  Oct 28, 2015 1

    In a time of rapid business and technological change, CTOs and other technology leaders are increasingly looking to new methods to drive their digital technology agendas. Creating a new innovation playbook for innovation requires an understanding of the widening disjuncture that disconnects corporate R&D spending from innovation - while also harnessing the rise of new “innovation enablers.”

Q&A on the Scrumban [R]Evolution

Posted by Ben Linders on  Sep 21, 2015

The book Scrumban [R]Evolution: Getting the Most Out of Agile, Scrum, and Lean Kanban explores the principles and theories of Scrumban, and shows how Scrumban can be deployed in organizations. 2

Leadership, Mentoring and Team Chemistry

Posted by Michael Biven on  Sep 17, 2015

How does fire fighting compare to DevOps? Michael Biven, team lead at Ticketmaster, shares important lessons on leadership, mentoring and team chemistry from his experience as a fire fighter.

Author Q&A on Leading without Authority

Posted by Savita Pahuja on  Aug 16, 2015

Tathagat Varma, shares his experience of working as an individual contributor at a deeper leadership level. This post explains how to lead without authority. 2

Author Q&A on Strategy, Leadership and the Soul

Posted by Shane Hastie on  Aug 09, 2015

Jennifer Sertl and Koby Huberman wrote a book taking a different approach to leadership. Their focus is on providing the tools to nurture agility through resilience, responsiveness and reflection.

The Pitfalls that You Should Always Avoid when Implementing Agile

Posted by Annette Vendelbo on  Jun 27, 2015

Moving from traditional project management to agile is a paradigm shift. This article discusses the role that management plays in organizations that have decided to adopt agile. 4

Q&A with Dean Leffingwell on Leading SAFe LiveLessons

Posted by Savita Pahuja on  Jun 20, 2015

Dean Leffingwell’s “Leading SAFe LiveLessons” - training videos are based on Lean-Agile transformation concepts at enterprise level.

Q&A with Claudio Perrone on PopcornFlow / Evolve and Disrupt

Posted by Ben Linders on  Jun 12, 2015

Claudio Perrone talks about continuous evolution, servant leadership, popcorn flow (continuous evolution through rapid experimentation), and doing experiments to make change more continuous.

How a Flow Manager Helps Teams Deliver, Fast and Smoothly

Posted by Matt Philip on  Jun 03, 2015

With talented developers, quality advocates and user-experience designers, teams know how to deliver valuable software. But as we improve service delivery using kanban, who manages flow?

Q&A on the Book More Fearless Change

Posted by Ben Linders on  May 19, 2015

The book More Fearless Change provides updated descriptions of the 48 patterns from the book Fearless Change and provides 15 new patterns to drive change in organizations in a sustainable way.

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