BT
DevOps Follow 817 Followers

Fin Goulding Injects Agility into the Management of Everything

by Helen Beal Follow 6 Followers on  Jul 26, 2018

Fin Goulding, international CIO at Aviva, recently spoke at the DevOps Enterprise Summit London about using flow principles to advance agile capabilities throughout an organisation. InfoQ asked Goulding to expand on some of the points that he made during his talk.

DevOps Follow 817 Followers

The New CIO: Leading IT the Mark Schwartz Way

by Helen Beal Follow 6 Followers on  Jul 05, 2018

Mark Schwartz, formerly CIO at the US Citizenship and Immigration Services and now enterprise strategist at AWS, spoke at the DevOps Enterprise Summit in London about what it means to lead IT.

DevOps Follow 817 Followers

Patterns and Practices for Cloud Native Continuous Delivery

by Manuel Pais Follow 9 Followers on  Jun 30, 2018

Christian Deger, chief architect at RIO – a Brand of Volkswagen Truck & Bus, recently shared a set of patterns and practices for implementing cloud native continuous delivery at the Continuous Lifecycle Conference in London.

Culture & Methods Follow 665 Followers

Sandy Mamoli on Holacracy for Humans

by Shane Hastie Follow 22 Followers on  Jun 20, 2018

Sandy Mamoli has been supporting New Zealand transport ticketing company Snapper in their adoption of holacracy over the last two years. At a recent Agile Welly meetup session she explained what holacracy is, described their journey to date, the benefits they’ve found, and provided advice for others considering holarcacy.

Culture & Methods Follow 665 Followers

The Three Habits of Highly Effective Product People

by Rui Miguel Ferreira Follow 3 Followers on  May 25, 2018

Kent McDonald, agile practitioner acting mostly on the product field and co-author of the book “Stand Back and Deliver: Accelerating Business Agility”, recently gave a webinar in which he talked about several techniques to improve and being successful when practicing Product Ownership at Distance, and described which for him are the "Three Habits of Highly Effective Product People".

Culture & Methods Follow 665 Followers

Happy Cultures and How They Grow High Performers

by Rafiq Gemmail Follow 6 Followers on  May 19, 2018

ITV's Tom Clark spoke at DOXLON in February, proposing the hypothesis that high performance is a side-effect of creating happy teams. Andy Flemming, contributor to Deliberately Developmental Organization, also recently spoke about how to reap business and strategic benefits by creating a culture with an intentional focus on transparency, and the learning, growth and happiness of individuals.

Culture & Methods Follow 665 Followers

Co-Author of Agile Manifesto and Creator of Enterprise Scrum Mike Beedle Passed Away

by Ben Linders Follow 25 Followers on  Mar 29, 2018 2

Mike Beedle, co-author of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development and the creator of Enterprise Scrum, has passed away at the age of 55. He leaves his wife and six children behind.

Culture & Methods Follow 665 Followers

Q&A with Marisa Fagan on Security Championship

by Rafiq Gemmail Follow 6 Followers on  Mar 19, 2018

Security lead Marisa Fagan recently spoke at QConLondon 2018 about upskilling and elevating engineering team members into the role of Security Champions. We catch up with Fagen and report on her efforts to address contention caused by a scarcity of security professionals.

Culture & Methods Follow 665 Followers

Updates in the Nexus Guide Stress the Importance of Integration and Transparency

by Ben Linders Follow 25 Followers on  Mar 01, 2018 2

The major changes in the updated Nexus Guide include clarifications to the role of the Nexus Integration team, an explanation on how transparency at scale looks, and alignment with the 2017 Scrum Guide. The Nexus Guide is a framework that helps organizations to scale Scrum.

Culture & Methods Follow 665 Followers

Agile Transformation at KPN iTV

by Ben Linders Follow 25 Followers on  Feb 22, 2018

The management team became a leadership team that created a working environment for the squads where they facilitate instead of direct, autonomous squads were co-created using self-selection, and work is not organized in projects anymore but brought to stable autonomous teams: these are some of the major changes done in the agile transformation at KPN iTV.

Culture & Methods Follow 665 Followers

How to Win a Solar Race Using Agile

by Ben Linders Follow 25 Followers on  Feb 01, 2018

The Nuon Solar team uses agile and Scrum to take the steps which add the most value to the project first, integrate different disciplines, ensure transparency and focus, and reflect to improve. Their goal is promote and educate the use of clean energy; the mission is to win the Sasol Solar Challenge in South Africa using the power of innovation.

Culture & Methods Follow 665 Followers

2017-2018 State of Scrum Report Published

by Ben Linders Follow 25 Followers on  Jan 25, 2018

The top priority for executives is to deliver value. Once companies have implemented agile, customer satisfaction is the most improved metric. Necessity is driving agile transformations; companies with inflexible protocols and command-and-control leadership can’t compete in the modern world. Scrum is adapting and evolving; companies use it in ways that work for their corporate and cultural needs.

Culture & Methods Follow 665 Followers

Improving The Adoption of Agile

by Ben Linders Follow 25 Followers on  Jan 18, 2018

We should use an agile approach to adopt agile instead of adopting agile in a waterfall way, and have leaders who are willing to empower their teams and build an organization that supports them. The industry needs more practices on incrementally rolling agility out.

Culture & Methods Follow 665 Followers

How the Dutch Railways Applies Agile and Lean

by Ben Linders Follow 25 Followers on  Jan 11, 2018

The mindset that goes with agile and lean philosophies is quite similar; lean amplifies agile and vice versa. Agile practices are suitable for the development of complex products, and lean practices help to look for opportunities to reduce waste in your processes. Lean helps to see results from the customer's point of view, from start to delivery, whereas agile supports delivering optimal value.

Culture & Methods Follow 665 Followers

Using Agile Principles with Scrum Studio to Increase Organizational Responsiveness

by Ben Linders Follow 25 Followers on  Dec 14, 2017 1

Using a change approach based on agile principles with Scrum Studio helped a Dutch pension and investment management company to become more responsive at structurally lower costs. The change team practiced what they preached by applying transparent and iterative change with similar characteristics as the intended end result. They established a culture where people are taking responsibility.

Login to InfoQ to interact with what matters most to you.


Recover your password...

Follow

Follow your favorite topics and editors

Quick overview of most important highlights in the industry and on the site.

Like

More signal, less noise

Build your own feed by choosing topics you want to read about and editors you want to hear from.

Notifications

Stay up-to-date

Set up your notifications and don't miss out on content that matters to you

BT