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    Escaping Method Prison

    by Roly Stimson Follow 0 Followers , Ivar Jacobson Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 21, 2017 1

    Methods are our best tool to get great software. But today they put us in method prisons with method wars, reliance on gurus and swings from method to method. How foolish is this? It needs to be stopped. The new Essence standard efficiently stops that path. And, teams get better methods, selected from a practice library and support in their daily work. Executives get forever learning org’s.

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    Virtual Panel on Bimodal IT

    by Manuel Pais Follow 9 Followers on  Aug 31, 2016

    Bimodal IT has been supported by many and criticized by many. InfoQ reached out to enterprise experts to dig deeper into the pros and cons of this strategy and how/when/if is it applicable.

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    Is There Really Such a Thing as a “Hybrid Agile” Method?

    by Mirco Hering Follow 1 Followers on  May 04, 2016 2

    There are dozens of Agile methods nowadays and more and more often we hear about Hybrid Agile, but what does that actually mean? This article provides a view on why it is important to have clarity around the term Hybrid Agile and what it has to mean to make sense. It provides guidance on circumstances when you could use the different kinds of methods.

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Agile Approaches in Test Planning

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  Feb 21, 2016

An interview with Eddy Bruin and Ray Oei about test plans in agile, how to make stakeholders aware that they can influence quality, and which agile practices they recommend for testing.

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Towards an Agile Software Architecture

Posted by Boyan Mihaylov Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 28, 2015

Boyan Mihaylov covers his experience when working with both traditional waterfall software architectures and agile ones. 11

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Delivering Software with Water-Scrum-Fall

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  Nov 07, 2015

Water-Scrum-fall is a phased delivery approach for software using Scrum as main development management method. It can be a stepping stone to agility, to become a living breathing agile organisation. 1


Evaluating Agile and Scrum with Other Software Methodologies

Posted by Capers Jones Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 20, 2013

Capers Jones compares the effectiveness of Agile and Scrum with a sample of contemporary software development methods using several standard metrics. 19


Agile in the Defense Industry

Posted by Jeff Plummer Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 29, 2012

The Defense Industry is often viewed as a very “non-Agile” culture. But even in this environment, you can successfully apply Agile principles and practices and tailor them to fit your needs.


Integrating Agile into a Waterfall World

Posted by Joseph Flahiff Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 06, 2011

Joseph Flahiff argues that agile values principles and practices can be integrated into in a waterfall environment to improve project predictability and success. 11


Why Agile Adoption Fails in Some Organizations

Posted by Christopher Goldsbury Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 04, 2009

This article examines and explains the often overlooked organizational reasons that agile fails. 16


Interview: Jim Johnson of the Standish Group

Posted by Deborah Hartmann Preuss Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 25, 2006

The creator of the CHAOS Chronicles, Standish Group founder and chairman Jim Johnson, spent some time with InfoQ discussing his research, and the role of Agile in changing the IT industry. 11

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