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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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Being Agile vs. doing Agile – what’s the difference?

Agile Alliance

Companies of all sizes are racing to adopt Agile ways of working. But, to truly reap the benefits of Agile methodology, organizations need to shift from ‘doing’ Agile to 'being' Agile. The post Being Agile vs. doing Agile – what’s the difference?

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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 Pricing, Agile Uptake

DevOps.com

It is pretty amusing, the number of software vendors that are selling us tools to work in our Agile and/or DevOps infrastructure but are not at all agile in their sales cycle implementation. The post Agile Pricing, Agile Uptake appeared first on DevOps.com.

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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.

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Joy of Agility – Joshua Kerievsky

Agile Alliance

Joshua shares six essential agile mantras, plus unforgettable, real-world agile stories that will empower you to be quick, adaptable, and resourceful in the face of opportunities and challenges. The post Joy of Agility – Joshua Kerievsky first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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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?

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Making “ish” up with Agile karaoke

Agile Alliance

Our "Agile Karaoke" Game On event was a great success with fun and learning had by all! The post Making “ish” up with Agile karaoke first appeared on Agile Alliance. Community

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Empowering Women in Agile

Agile Alliance

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Dealing with meeting tensions the Agile way

Agile Alliance

This happens even with the most experienced Agilists – even your Agile Alliance Board of Directors. The post Dealing with meeting tensions the Agile way first appeared on Agile Alliance. Every group has a point where their working plan comes off the rails.

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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.

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Is an Agile Coach Camp for you?

Agile Alliance

The post Is an Agile Coach Camp for you? first appeared on Agile Alliance. The magic behind the format of a coach camp lies in the fact that the topics emerge from the attendees’ needs and curiosity, which adds deeper learning to the experience. The Alliance

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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.

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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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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.

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Survey Surfaces Agile Development Challenges

DevOps.com

A survey of 3,220 software development professionals published this week found that among the 80% of respondents that embraced Agile practices for building software, just under half are tracking on-time delivery (47%) and business objectives achieved (44%).

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The Future of Women in Agile

Agile Alliance

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Immersion Day on Agile – Costa Rica

Agile Alliance

Whether it happened at the beginning or at some point along our Agile journey, we are lucky and blessed to have had that experience. The post Immersion Day on Agile – Costa Rica first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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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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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.

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Sustainability, penguins, and Agile

Agile Alliance

We have many practices and methods for sustainability by Agile. The post Sustainability, penguins, and Agile first appeared on Agile Alliance. None of our work will matter if we can’t change the course of the climate crisis. Good news!

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

Speaker: Dave West, CEO of Scrum.org

In this talk, Dave West, CEO of Scrum.org, 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.

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Agile Principles – Sustainable Pace

Scrum.org

This post continues my ongoing series revisiting the principles behind the Agile Manifesto. This time we are focussing on the following Agile principle – “Agile processes promote sustainable development.

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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 Cheer: Bring It On!

Agile Alliance

The post Agile Cheer: Bring It On! first appeared on Agile Alliance. The purpose of cheerleading is to support and encourage their team to achieve peak performance - they give the team the extra oomph to carry them over the goal line! Mindset member

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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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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.

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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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The Future of Agile Roles != The Future of Agility

Scrum.org

The story of Capital One laying off hundreds of people in Agile roles is making the rounds. If/When leaders take these new ways of leading and showing up to heart, it creates healthy and sustainable agility. So what do the layoffs of Agile roles mean?

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Agile Transformation: ChatGPT or McBoston?

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Agile Transformation with ChatGPT or McBoston? I was interested in learning more about a typical daily challenge many agile practitioners face: How shall we successfully pursue an agile transformation? Make the approach more agile.

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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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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.

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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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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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5 quick tips for successful Agile outcomes

Agile Alliance

The post 5 quick tips for successful Agile outcomes first appeared on Agile Alliance. Product Ownership Analysis or POA is a researched and studied discipline with a set of practices, processes, and procedures to create successful outcomes.

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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.

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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.