Why Agile Transformations sometimes fail

Scrum.org

Based on my experience working in agile environments since 2010, I did some research and had general observations on the topic. Regardless of the business domains or product area, there are some common rules that may devastate your efforts toward agility. .

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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 latamCarlos es un emprendedor que fundó Runroom, una compañía de consultoría que opera hace mas de 15 años en su natal Barcelona. Ademas de ser el … Continued.

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Identifying a Code of Ethical Conduct for Agile Coaching

Agile Alliance

The Agile Alliance Agile Coaching Ethics initiative is developing a code of ethical conduct to raise coaching standards in Agile coaching and amplify the value of the profession. Process agile coaching Agile Coaching Ethics ethics

The Agile Initiation Playbook: A Practitioner’s Guide to Launching Large Agile Projects

Agile Alliance

The post The Agile Initiation Playbook: A Practitioner's Guide to Launching Large Agile Projects first appeared on Agile Alliance

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Add User Tests to Your Agile Process: Reduce Risk in Shipping New Products

Agile has become the go-to methodology for companies that want to reduce the risk involved in shipping new products. But how do you prevent building items nobody wants? If you wait to get user feedback until after development, then you’ve waited too long.

Agile Procurement Survey

Scrum.org

"Becoming Agile" has been the focus of many organisations for a number of years. Please take this survey to share your experiences of agility in the overall business operations space.

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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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Agile Q&A: Why do Organizations Adopt Agile?

Agile Alliance

Explore the main reasons organizations adopt Agile and why your organization's rationale for adopting Agile may impact the implementation's success. Framework agile adoption

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Join us for Agile India, October 11-18

Agile Alliance

The Alliance agile india 2020 event video

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Introduction to Personal Agility with Kanban Journaling

Agile Alliance

Process journaling kanban personal agility webcast

Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.

Sharing Agile Experiences Event #1

Agile Alliance

Agile Alliance Experience Reports help us understand how Agile really works, the challenges that arise, and how Agile approaches evolve. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Agile2020 was cancelled. Yet most of our reporters still finished writing their reports.

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Agile Methods Are No Match For Outdated Leadership

Agile Alliance

Three Key Leadership Plays to Succeed with Agile Two groups of leaders Not too long ago, I was talking to a potential client, let’s call him Steve, who was interested in “going Agile”. Steve informed me that he was already very knowledgeable about Agile. He wanted his organization to “go Agile” to have faster product … Continued. Business agile management business agility leadership

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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. Business agile sustainability

Agile Toolkit

Xebia

Pull coaching Traditional Agile Coaching goes like this: we take a look at what you are doing and we advise you what we think is a good next step in your growth and Agile Maturity. These next steps are supported by exercises, simulations, insights and experience that come from our own personal Agile Backpack. […]. The post Agile Toolkit appeared first on Xebia Blog. Agile Agile Coach Fun Uncategorized

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How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

Teams of agile developers race along the product. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS. Practical Frameworks to Monetize Embedded Analytics Table of Contents Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue. 1 Customize to Monetize: The Strategic Way to Create Tiered Offerings.

Delivery Experiences Supported by Agile

Agile Alliance

Diego is a prominent member of the Agile Community in South America and was one of the organizers of the Agiles 2015 Conference in Uruguay. Process agile software developmentI had the pleasure to interview Diego Garagorry from Montevideo, Uruguay.

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10 companies killing it at scaling agile

TechBeacon

By its very nature, agility is a challenge for large organizations. App Dev & Testing, Agile, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Scaling Agile, Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD), Large Scale Scrum (LeSS

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Agile Chef

Xebia

Agile Chef As a real ‘Foody’ I love to spend hours in the kitchen and experimenting. The post Agile Chef appeared first on Xebia Blog. Agile Product Management Scrum scrumI also watch a lot of TV shows and documentaries about food. The other day I was watching an episode on Michelin star Chef’s and this one was about Richard van Oostenbrugge. He recently received his first Michelin star […].

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Agile Q&A: Team Qualities

Agile Alliance

I recently received a question about the basic qualities Agile teams should have via the website. Basic qualities for an Agile team What are basic qualities should Agile teams have? People agile teamsI replied with a reader’s digest version to the requester and promised a more complete answer in a blog post. Here’s that more complete answer. … Continued.

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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.

Emotional Agility

Scrum.org

I heard the term "emotional agility" on a meditation app, and it really resonated. So I wanted to riff on this concept from the agile coaching perspective. . I am defining emotional agility as our ability to recognize and be with our emotions and other people's emotions, and tap into emotions to enable growth and transformation. I can then choose how to best influence agility. When we don't have emotional agility, we let our emotions run our lives. .

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Agile Alliance Conference Updates

Agile Alliance

The Alliance agile2020 deliver:Agile 2020 events xp 2020What happens when you can’t hold a physical conference event? Conference organizers put in incredible amounts of work to invite speakers, review submissions, shape a program, and mold the experience-to-be for attendees. This, of course, is happening alongside all sorts of logistics planning: food and beverage orders, room sizes, audio/visual needs, flows of traffic to … Continued.

Questions about Agile: Agile Beyond Software

Agile Alliance

So while my answers do not necessarily reflect the policy or positions of Agile Alliance, I’ll point to some relevant resources on AgileAlliance.org that either … Continued. Mindset business agilityThis is part of a series of posts where I take a look at some commonly asked questions and provide my spin on them. The answers are all my own.

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Is Agile Accountability an Oxymoron?

Agile Alliance

Despite what some people may think, accountability and Agile are not mutually exclusive. Most companies and leaders I’ve worked with (Agile or otherwise) are not very good with accountability. People agile teamsHow does your organization incorporate accountability? Is it part of your organization’s value statement or part of your enterprise culture? Most are either too lenient (they … Continued.

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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.

Agile Alliance Announces deliver:Agile 2020 Program

Agile Alliance

Fifth annual event in Columbus, Ohio will focus on new advances, new challenges, and new directions in Agile Software Development Portland, Ore, March 3, 2020 — Today Agile Alliance is pleased to announce the program for its annual technical conference, deliver:Agile 2020. Process deliver:Agile 2020 events technical practices

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Agile Australia Keynote: State of Agile in 2018

Martin Fowler

The transcript of my Agile Australia keynote on agile in 2018. I comment that although agile is now mainstream, much of what is done is faux-agile. I outline three main challenges: stop Agile Industrial Complex imposing process. raise importance of tech excellence. prefer products over projects. and one reason to be optimistic.

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How To Become An Effective Agile Manager

Scrum.org

. What is the biggest mistake managers make as they transition from a traditional command and control culture to an agile culture based on Servant Leadership and Self-Organization? What is the single most important adjustment needed in an Agile manager's focus

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Join us for Sharing Agile Experiences on October 6

Agile Alliance

Agile Alliance Experience Reports help us understand how Agile really works, the challenges that arise, and how Agile approaches evolve. They are valuable resources for the Agile community. Process agile coaching event experience reports

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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.

Mega-Agile

The Daily WTF

It was, in a word, "Agile", in the most realistic version of the term: focus on delivering value to your users, and build processes which support that. We should do Agile. Company wide, let's lay out an Agile Process." They were Agile.

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Agile HR

Scrum.org

For the reasons I mentioned above, let's first continue correcting the title; Agile Human Resources, there is no such thing :) Nevertheless, we shouldn't be so nervous about this usage. Let's continue with a name that would be more suitable for the Agile working style, which fully incorporates human at its heart, instead of the mechanical processes and procedures. Well, did we become Agile once we change the name? We'd better start by saying "human" is not a "resource".

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Agile vs. Scrum

Scrum.org

. Have you always wondered about the difference between agile and Scrum? If you’re looking to learn more about how Responsive Advisors can help you or your company lead the rebellion and get more agile with professional Scrum, check out our website at [link]. You’re not alone, these words are commonly interchanged for one another but they are not the same thing at all.

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Revised Agile Fluency Model

Martin Fowler

Several years ago, Diana Larsen and James Shore came up with their Agile Fluency model. This categorizes agile usage into four zones, where later zones produce more benefit, but also require greater investment. I've found this model a useful way to understand how different groups of people use agile ideas in varying ways.

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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.