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  • Culture & Methods Follow 174 Followers

    Transcend the “Feature Factory” Mindset Using Modern Agile and OKR

    by Felipe Castro Follow 4 Followers , Alexandre Freire Kawakami Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 27, 2017

    Using Agile with waterfall goals turns teams into "feature factories" with no focus on delivering value. To transcend this mindset, companies can apply Modern Agile’s four principles by using OKR (Objectives and Key Results). Combining Modern Agile with the proper use of OKR can be a lightweight way for organizations to give teams the autonomy to experiment and achieve awesome results.

  • Culture & Methods Follow 174 Followers

    Q&A on the Book "The Stupidity Paradox"

    by Ben Linders Follow 8 Followers on  Aug 20, 2017 1

    In "The Stupidity Paradox", Andre Spicer and Mats Alvesson explore how knowledge intensive organizations employ smart people and encourage them to do stupid things. Functional stupidity can be catastrophic, however a dose of stupidity can be useful. The book advises how to counter stupidity or reduce the consequences, how to exploit it, and how to benefit from it.

  • Architecture & Design Follow 609 Followers

    Driving Architectural Simplicity - The Value, Challenge, and Practice of Simple Solutions

    by Brandon Bryson Follow 1 Followers on  Aug 17, 2017 6

    Simple architectures are the most efficient and, subsequently, successful over their lifetime. Achieving simplicity is hard and requires continuous dedication. As an industry, we need to focus more on the system quality of architectural simplicity.

Architecture & Design Follow 609 Followers

The Art of Crafting Architectural Diagrams

Posted by Ionut Balosin Follow 2 Followers on  Aug 04, 2017

Architectural diagrams must be self descriptive, consistent, accurate enough and connected to the code. Applying some guidelines can ensure the diagrams are useful to a variety of stakeholders. 5

Culture & Methods Follow 174 Followers

Louda Peña from Thoughtworks on Making Diversity Normal

Posted by Shane Hastie Follow 11 Followers , Louda Peña Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 02, 2017

Following on from the awards and recognition that ThoughtWorks has received for inclusiveness, InfoQ spoke to Louda Peña about what it takes to foster a genuinely diverse and inclusive workplace. 1

Culture & Methods Follow 174 Followers

The Role and Importance of Communication in Post-Hierarchical Leadership

Posted by Tyrone Castelanelli Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 28, 2017

This article points out fundamentals of post-hierarchic management and leadership and underlines how corporate communications can act as a catalyst to foster and enable such a new paradigm.

Culture & Methods Follow 174 Followers

Q&A on The Digital Quality Handbook

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 8 Followers on  Jul 27, 2017

The Digital Quality Handbook explores the challenges of testing mobile and web applications and shows how to apply agile practices to deliver quality at speed.

Culture & Methods Follow 174 Followers

Focus on Culture When Building an Engineering Culture

Posted by Sujith Nair Follow 1 Followers on  Jul 20, 2017

Sujith explores why the clichéd “Engineering Culture” and related jargon need serious action beyond just boardroom discussion. Building an awesome Engineering Culture today needs more focus than ever 4

Culture & Methods Follow 174 Followers

Q&A on the Book The Team Engagement Strategy

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 8 Followers on  Jul 13, 2017

The Team Engagement Strategy provides an operational model with guiding principles that teams can use to solve problems by focusing on outcomes. It empowers them and helps them to learn and improve.

Culture & Methods Follow 174 Followers

Robot Says "Culture" - Moving towards Teal

Posted by Ash Sheikh Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 03, 2017

Let's explore the teal breakthroughs in self-management, evolutionary purpose and wholeness, and see how implementing teal-type working can lead to significant productivity and profitability gains.

Culture & Methods Follow 174 Followers

The Computest Story: The Transformation to an Agile Enterprise

Posted by Clemens Riedl Follow 0 Followers , Hartger Ruijs Follow 0 Followers , Sigi Kaltenecker Follow 2 Followers on  Jun 29, 2017

This article explores how Computest followed their mission towards a self-managing organization. It shows how they aligned roles and responsibilities and applied Kanban to operationalize ideas.

Culture & Methods Follow 174 Followers

Q&A on the Book It's All Upside Down

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 8 Followers on  Jun 06, 2017

The book It's all Upside Down provides stories from software development teams supported by upside down principles and coaching tips for applying them.

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