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Visual artifacts and defined roles in running a program

Martin Fowler

Luiza and James finish their article on running programs in product mode organizations by discussing two useful practices. Investing in visual artifacts to help convey information to those involved, and the necessity of having defined roles for managing the overall program.

Can Kanban and Scrum work together?

Students and clients ask us “Can Kanban and Scrum work together?” all the time. The answer is an emphatic, “Of course!” However, what do you mean by “Kanban”?


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The Future of High Speed Transportation by Anita Sengupta

Agile Alliance


Data Protection Evolution in the Coming Decade – Part 3

Dell EMC

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this blog we looked at the four major technology trends impacting the IT industry. Now let’s discuss what the attributes of future data protection will look like in the coming years.

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Five Technology Trends to Shape Future Investments

Humans invented technology to introduce innovative products in the market.

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Managing dependencies and communication strategy for programs

Martin Fowler

Luiza and James add two more practices to their helpful list for managing programs in product-mode organizations. This installment looks at developing a communication strategy and managing dependencies and risks. more…. skip-home-page

Scaling Enterprise Agility amidst Cross Border Merger – Rocky Woestenborghs

Agile Alliance


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5G and Me: And Security

Dell EMC

In today’s uber-connected world, everyone has dealt with that little voice in the back of the head, asking if you are safe… Is your data safe? Is your “stuff” private and protected? Are your connections exposing you to security attacks? And rightly so.

DevOps Chats: Simplifying Digital Adoption, With WalkMe

WalkMe recently announced a funding round of $90 million, bringing its total raised to over $300 million.

BI Buyers Guide: Embedding Analytics in Your Software

The business intelligence market has exploded. And as the number of vendors grows, it gets harder to make sense of it all. Learn how to decide what features you need and get an evaluation framework for every technical and non-technical requirement you could imagine.

Koos Coach Comic: Actively doing nothing

In my daily life as a Scrum Master, I witness many crazy situations. I want to share my experiences via this comic series featuring Koos Coach, the silly Scrum Master struggling to understand and master Scrum.

What You Should Know About the New California Consumer Privacy Act


The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) went into effect on January 1, 2020. It is the first law insuring personal online privacy being implemented in the U.S.

Accelerate Improvements through Retrospectives – Mia Horrigan

Agile Alliance



The Time to Modernize Your Edge is Now

Dell EMC

If you’ve been following Dell EMC Networking at all over the past year or so, you’ve likely heard a bit about our collaboration with VMware. In 2019, we really took this collaboration to the next level.

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2019 State of Engineering Performance Management Report

More than 100 software leaders were asked how they manage and measure engineering performance. How do the findings stack up to your own experience? The report includes the top engineering challenges and the most used performance metrics.

Are US Workers Threatened by Automation?

There’s been plenty of predictions about the impact of automation on the workforce: from enhancing the ability of workers to do their jobs to those who argue intelligent automation will eventually decimate the human workforce.

Forecasting a Committed Goal

Overview. Whilst in a meeting I heard a colleague explaining to another colleague. ".that that within Scrum a Development team commits to deliver what they bring into the Sprint Backlog". Listening to the conversation a little longer the same belief was expressed again.


Standards for Writing Accessibly

A List Apart

Writing to meet WCAG2 standards can be a challenge, but it’s worthwhile. Albert Einstein, the archetypical genius and physicist, once said, “Any fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius—and a lot of courage—to move in the opposite direction.”.

The magic number is 10 – Gabor Devenyi & Alex Sloley

Agile Alliance



More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

Error'd: Amazon Deal or No Deal

The Daily WTF

"Hey Alexa, can you help Amazon with their math?" " Timothy W. wrote. . "Name "Name my %1$s so I can identify it later? How about 'Placeholder Text Goes Here'?" " writes Vladimír C. . Adam L.

The Full Stack

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Showcase, Show & Tell or Sprint Review.

The topic of my blog today is another one that is common on client’s sites. The use of the terms Showcase, Show & Tell or Sprint Review. In this situation, there is likely to be a broad mix of people fulfilling the Scrum Master roles.


Top 17 mobile app development trends in 2020


Are you looking for the top mobile app development trends that will be going to rule 2020? Are you planning to launch a mobile app in the year 2020 and want to know various technologies that will impact the success of a mobile? Then, this is the right blog for you.

The Essential Guide to Building Analytic Applications

Embedding dashboards, reports, and analytics in an existing application presents some unique opportunities—and poses unique challenges—to software teams. Download this eBook to hear 16 product experts share insights on business intelligence, UI/UX, security, and everything that goes into building a successful application with analytics at its core.

Design for Prosperity – Dan Makoski

Agile Alliance



How to Get Better Results in 2020: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival! This month, our contributors share their thoughts about how to achieve better results in 2020. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors. Are you […].

DevOps Deeper Dive: DevOps Consolidation This Way Comes

The merger of XebiaLabs and CollabNet VersionOne announced this week will accelerate the ongoing consolidation of providers of DevOps platforms that has been slowly gaining momentum for the better part of two years.

Effective Stakeholder Management

When it comes to Product Ownership, there are a couple of things that are essential to get the job done right. Effective stakeholder management is one of them!


Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

The Art of Leadership with Michael Lopp

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

Episode 36. How can you build trust as a leader? In this episode of Programming Leadership, Marcus and his guest, Michael Lopp discuss the small practices that make a good leader. Listen to learn about building trust, respect, and relationships in a leadership role. Show Notes.

Using Game Thinking for Rapid Product Innovation – Amy Jo Kim

Agile Alliance


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NRF 2020: Putting the “AI” in Retail


As always too common, retail is often written about as an industry that is in decline and needs triple bypass heart surgery to bring it back to the good old days where stores were packed with excited customers ready to spend their hard-earned cash.