Practicing Business Agility with the Agile Kata

Agile Alliance

The Agile Kata is an Agile approach to an Agile transformation that nurtures and fosters an Agile culture throughout the transformation process. The post Practicing Business Agility with the Agile Kata first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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Agile Approaches to Policy Development

Agile Alliance

To both understand the implications of EU’s proposed AI Act and involve relevant stakeholders in the process we have adopted an agile approach to policy development. The post Agile Approaches to Policy Development first appeared on Agile Alliance.


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Business Agility

Agile Alliance

Continuando con la serie de entrevista con personajes de la agilidad esta semana tuve el placer de entrevistar a Carlos Iglesias quien desde Barcelona-España habló acerca de Business Agility. Business agile mindset business agility latam

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Agile Architectures

Agile Alliance

The post Agile Architectures first appeared on Agile Alliance Some folks swear a microservices architecture is always a good choice and that a monolith architecture is always a bad choice. But is this true? And is this true for you and your product?

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.

Empowering Women in Agile

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Optimize your organizational structure for agility

Agile Alliance

For an organization “being agile” instead of “doing agile”, it is crucial to apply organizational design thinking and systems modelling to optimize the whole organization for agility and provide the surrounding conditions for the teams’ collaboration.

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Agile Advice at Agile2022 Nashville

Agile Alliance

Join us for Agile Advice, a dedicated area that enables Agile2022 attendees (advice-seekers) to have a one-on-one conversation with an experienced Agilist (Advisor) to help with questions or issues on their journey. The post Agile Advice at Agile2022 Nashville first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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The Future of Women in Agile

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Agile Coaching Ethics Initiative – Key Accomplishments & Highlights

Agile Alliance

The team working on the Agile Alliance Agile Coaching Ethics Initiative has been working steadily over the last six months, and we have now published a draft Code of Ethical Conduct for Agile Coaching (Code) and a set of supporting Ethics Scenarios.

12 Considerations When Evaluating Data Lake Engine Vendors for Analytics and BI

Businesses today compete on their ability to turn big data into essential business insights. Modern enterprises leverage cloud data lakes as the platform used to store data. 57% of the enterprises currently using a data lake cite improved business agility as a benefit.

deliver:Agile — 2020 Reflections

Agile Alliance

When the annual deliver:Agile event was canceled earlier this year, I was sad. The post deliver:Agile — 2020 Reflections first appeared on Agile Alliance. People deliver:Agile 2020 deliver:Agile Live!

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Agile Africa

Agile Alliance

The post Agile Africa first appeared on Agile Alliance. Patrick Taiwo, Elvin Assiam, Grace Johnson, and Nchimunya Kabunda discuss social justice. BIPOC Video webcast

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Interested in Business Agility?

Agile Alliance

If you’re interested in Business Agility, here is some upcoming news, and an event that you will want to keep an eye out for. The post Interested in Business Agility? first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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Agile Alliance Initiatives

Agile Alliance

Join the Agile Alliance board of directors to learn more about how Agile Alliance fulfills its mission to support people and organizations who explore, apply and expand Agile values, principles and practices. The post Agile Alliance Initiatives first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

As a senior software leader, you spend much of your time trying to optimize your team's performance – from increasing delivery rate and velocity to reducing defect rates and waste.

16 Tips to Keep Focused on an Agile Journey

Agile Alliance

The work of an Agile Coach is very versatile. Agile transformations are as well. One of the challenges of an Agile coach is to stay objective and keep one eye on the horizon. The post 16 Tips to Keep Focused on an Agile Journey first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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Agile: Harnessing Human Motivation

Agile Alliance

Agile is built on many ideas (Kaizan, Lean, Kanban, etc.), This article explores some of these ideas and highlights how it is very easy to adopt Agile but miss out on these motivational factors I often ask organisations why they want … Continued.

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Agile Transformation and the Elephant in the Room

Agile Alliance

Why traditional budgeting is the antithesis of Agile – and what to do about it Most organizations are born small and born agile. The post Agile Transformation and the Elephant in the Room first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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Supporting The Agile Alliance

Agile Alliance

I want to encourage everyone to join the Agile Alliance, and help support the only independent group whose focus is maintaining the original intent and spirit of the Agile Manifesto. The post Supporting The Agile Alliance first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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A Masterclass in How to Navigate the Messy Connection Between Work and Value in Your Team

Speaker: Dave West, CEO of

In this talk, Dave West, CEO of, discusses the interesting, messy connection between work and value. He outlines how changes to the Scrum Guide have shone a spotlight on the challenge that many teams face when delivering more value.

Be an Inspirational Agile Leader

Agile Alliance

In this article we look at how Sinek’s ideas can be applied to Agile and Scrum and look at how we, as Agile leaders, can become more inspirational. The post Be an Inspirational Agile Leader first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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Agile from the Frontlines: Overcoming Inertia in the Federal Government

Agile Alliance

Agile Transformation initiatives need not originate at the senior management level. The post Agile from the Frontlines: Overcoming Inertia in the Federal Government first appeared on Agile Alliance.

Coach your Architects in Agile Architecture!


When companies transform towards an agile and DevOps way of working, they sometimes ask how to proceed with architects. A core problem we see is that those responsible for the transformation have little experience dealing with architecture in an agile way.

Want Business Agility? Start with Your Managers

Agile Alliance

Too many organizations think they can reap the benefits of business agility with a framework or tools. The post Want Business Agility? Start with Your Managers first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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The Next-Generation Cloud Data Lake: An Open, No-Copy Data Architecture

A next-gen cloud data lake architecture has emerged that brings together the best attributes of the data warehouse and the data lake. This new open data architecture is built to maximize data access with minimal data movement and no data copies.

Agile Business: A Special Report in The Times

Agile Alliance

Today, Agile Alliance is excited to share a special report on Agile Business, produced in partnership with Raconteur and published in The Times of London. The post Agile Business: A Special Report in The Times first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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Managing a Company with Agile

Agile Alliance

It is a software company that lives and breaths Agility. Business agile management business agility software developmentThis week I had the great pleasure to interview Jorge Silva from Argentina. Jorge, together with three other partners, founded 10Pines more than a decade ago.

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The Future of Agile in a Hybrid World

Agile Alliance

Remote and hybrid work could be an incredible opportunity for agile practitioners around the world. In this panel conversation, we explore the impact of hybrid work environments on Agile work. The post The Future of Agile in a Hybrid World first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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Crafting an Agile Enterprise Architecture

Digital transformation, business agility and enterprise architecture are frequently heard terms in this era of digital technologies and rapid change. In turn, this allows them to respond to shifting customer needs and trends in a more flexible and agile manner.

Run a Business, Not a Backlog

Speaker: John Mecke, Managing Director of DevelopmentCorporate, Jon Gatrell, Principal Partner at Market Driven Business

Numerical literacy is a key skill for effective product managers. The ability to express concepts in numerical, financial, or statistical terms is a critical but often overlooked discipline. Product managers need to be as competent in these domains as they are in customer problems and pain points.

Agile product delivery in the pandemic’s remote work environment

Agile Alliance

One of the biggest challenges for many of us Agile leaders has been adapting our human centric, collaborative ways of working to the remote working compulsions imposed by the pandemic. The post Agile product delivery in the pandemic’s remote work environment first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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Agile Book Club: Agile Management

James Shore

Agile teams are self-organizing and self-directed. What do Agile managers do, and how do they help their teams excel? Discussion prompts: The book makes the case that Theory Y management is necessary for Agile to thrive. What does effective Agile management look like in practice?

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Sustainability and Agile

Agile Alliance

Sustainable development has always been in the Agile Principles, and, though this was mainly focused on creating a consistent pace of value delivery by not pushing humans too quickly, it also applies to the larger picture of how we work to benefit the ecosystem we deliver to.

Agile Alliance at 20

Agile Alliance

A look at Agile Alliance on its 20th anniversary. To view the content on this page, you must be a Member of the Agile Alliance. Learn more about becoming a Member of the Agile Alliance, or visit our Membership Options and join today! The post Agile Alliance at 20 first appeared on Agile Alliance. MEMBER? PLEASE LOG IN. The Alliance member

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A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

Speaker: Daniel O'Sullivan, Product Designer, nCino and Jeff Hudock, Senior Product Manager, nCino

We’ve all seen the increasing industry trend of artificial intelligence and big data analytics. In a world of information overload, it's more important than ever to have a dashboard that provides data that's not only interesting but actually relevant and timely. Dashboards assist decision makers facilitate new ideas and business opportunities, increase customer approval rates, and analyze current business process. All of these activities play a vital role in providing the superior experience your customers demand.

How to Successfully Scale Agile

Agile has proved its value to businesses across industries and geographies. Business leaders around the world invested aggressively in Agile transformation as they scrambled to meet changing customer demands through newly hybrid and remote workforces.

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Agile to Agile

Agile Alliance

"Never happen…" "Can't be done…" "Too controversial…" These were the comments an Agile team received when they floated an idea for a national Agile initiative to transform their organization's inventory management workflow. It was an opportunity they identified in the course of their work as Agile practitioners. Business business agility

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Introduction to Personal Agility with Kanban Journaling

Agile Alliance

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The Agile Coaching DNA

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.