Climbing Out of a Crisis Loop: How a Critical BBC Back-end Team Reigned in a Workflow Crisis-to-crisis Cycle
Rafiq Gemmail and Katherine Kirk tell the story of a BBC team which worked out of a severe crisis loop by bending the Agile 'rules' and combining multiple Agile and JFDI 'methods'.
Katherine Kirk has solid experience contracting and freelancing in a variety of roles within the IT and Media industries: from blue chip investment banking to media conglomerates. Raf Gemmail is currently on contract at Headforwards Ltd in Cornwall, developing cloud virtualization software in a Kanban team by the sea. He has soft spots for Modern Perl, Scala and node.js.
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