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. Business business agility

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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: 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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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 agility

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How To Build Data-Informed Products

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Director, iridion

Tim Herbig will share his hands-on approach to working with analytics in agile product management. As a product manager, you probably know specific ways to gather data to inform your product decisions, like the ever-popular A/B test.

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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Building Agile Partnerships - Lean Agile Procurement

Scrum.org

Lean Agile Procurement is designed to reduce delay in establishing the partnerships, and providing clear constraints on the business relationship. The traditional approach of RFI – RFP – Review – LOI is neither lean or agile. The Lean Agile Procurement approach reduces the sourcing cycle time to days, with collaborative clarification of the product with prospective partners while reducing the risk of a poor partner and company evaluation. Aligned to the Agile Manifesto.

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Clear as Mud – Attaining Real Transparency in Agile

Agile Alliance

We all know that transparency is an essential aspect of Agile development, but do you really understand just how critical it is? Mindset agile developmentHow transparent are you? How transparent is your team, your organization?

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Promoting Purpose in Agile Environments

DevOps.com

Agile environments increasingly are becoming a popular option for organizations large and small. Agile Methodologies: Why They Work The agile approach seems obvious to us now, but […]. The post Promoting Purpose in Agile Environments appeared first on DevOps.com.

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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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A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

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

Importance of agility and iterative processes. We’ve all seen the increasing industry trend of artificial intelligence and big data analytics.

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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Are Your Development Processes Truly Agile?

DevOps.com

Many organizations are making a move to agile-powered environments, but agile development is more than a name. How do you determine if your organization is truly agile? The evaluation starts with the Agile Manifesto. The post Are Your Development Processes Truly Agile?

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The Importance of Agile Leaders

Scrum.org

An Agile mindset is crucial in management roles for organizations that are moving towards Agility. These are the key ingredients to an Agile mindset and this is essential to Agile leadership. Agile Leaders tend to respect and live by Scrum Values.

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Agile and Impatience are Inseparable

Scrum.org

When organizations begin their journey toward agility, they think the business outcomes will become instantaneous. Moving towards agile from a more traditional way of working changes so many things about how we work. Agile teams need to learn new skills?—?both

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How Agile Approaches Change Project, Program, and Product Measures

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Before agile approaches took the world by storm, we used Gantt charts and defects to measure project and program progress. Agile approaches provide us other options now. Join Johanna as she discusses: How agile approaches change what we measure.

Agile Q&A: Is There a Place for Managers in an Agile Organization?

Agile Alliance

Learn how project managers accustomed to a more traditional software development environment can adapt to a more Agile approach in this post from the Agile Alliance blog. People agile development agile teams

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Becoming Agile: Evidence Based Management

Scrum.org

Hearing a senior executive announce "We're committed to becoming agile!" Agile transformation, you would surmise, is a done deal with the higher-ups. Hence there's no great mystery why executives would appear to be pulling in the direction of agile change. .

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Agile Software Development Mistakes to Avoid

The Crazy Programmer

According to a survey taken of the Scrum Alliance, approximately 70 percent of all groups handling Agile software development believe there are issues present between various internal departments within the company. The fact is, Agile groups work at a much faster pace.

Agile Q&A: How Can Project Managers Adjust for Agile?

Agile Alliance

Learn how project managers accustomed to a more traditional software development environment can adapt to a more Agile approach in this post from the Agile Alliance blog. People project management

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now.

Agile Rocks Interviews - Dave West

Scrum.org

Over the last year Steve Trapps and I have been chatting to people in the Agile community, in case you haven't seen it yet here is the output from our opportunity to grab Dave West the CEO and Product Owner for Scrum.org.

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Agile Q&A: What is a Self-Organizing, Cross-Functional Team?

Agile Alliance

Learn how project managers accustomed to a more traditional software development environment can adapt to a more Agile approach in this post from the Agile Alliance blog. People agile teams cross-functional teams

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Agile Leadership — A Brief Overview of Concepts and Ideas

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Agile Leadership. I recently started aggregating my notes, links, and references related to agile leadership to understand better what it — in the context of an agile transition — may look like. Let’s examine some favorite ideas and concepts around agile leadership.

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What Do Agile Leaders Do?

Scrum.org

I’ve had this ongoing discussion with a few of my colleagues who says that the term “agile leader” is an oxymoron - that the ideal organization is a bunch of Scrum Teams and not much else. What Agile Leaders Do? Agile Leadership’s Focus .

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5 Key Considerations for Top-Notch Product Dashboards

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

Join Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, as he covers five key considerations for you to keep in mind when you’re updating your software or app to offer the latest in embedded dashboards.

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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Agile Q&A: What Do Business Analysts Do on an Agile Team?

Agile Alliance

I have the opportunity to talk to business analysts quite a bit, and the conversation usually turns to the topic of Agile. People agile teams business analystMore often than not, the question that comes up is “there isn’t a business analyst role mentioned in Scrum. Does that mean that there is no place for business analysts?” The short answer … Continued.

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What is Agile Methodology?

Planbox

Agile methodologies have existed for a long time and extend beyond information technology. However, agile methodology has proven to continue growing and improving innovation processes in every industry. The software industry in particular adopted agile as a successful alternative to help drive innovation within a company by valuing interaction, collaboration, and responding to change. So, what is the agile methodology and how does it differ from traditional methodologies?

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Is Scrum Agile and is Agile Scrum?

Xebia

Scrum is Agile but Agile is not (only) Scrum. Future Fit Organizations Organizations want to become flexible and Agile or as we like to call it at Xebia: Future Fit. The post Is Scrum Agile and is Agile Scrum? Agile IT Scrum2 minutes read (drawing by Alexander) The short version: yes and no! Just like when you go to the gym and want to become […]. appeared first on Xebia Blog.

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Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders.

Let's remove "Agile" from agile leadership

Scrum.org

. What exactly is “agile” or even an Agile leader? I think of this word “agile” as being synonymous with “nimble” or “flexible”. Taking the definition of agile above, then an agile organization is one that is nimble, flexible, and can respond quickly to change. We don’t yet need to create another new term called “agile leadership” as if it’s something special. To be agile is usually a choice in my humble opinion. Are agile companies a new thing?

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DoD defines agility

Scrum.org

Big organizations use Scrum as a driver of agility. DoD is often weak and the company's agility is reduced as a result. In this article we will use system diagrams to analyze the reasons why it happens and why DoD defines agility. . DoD defines agility.

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Waterfall vs Agile vs Reality!

I'm Programmer

The post Waterfall vs Agile vs Reality! Programming Funny Images Programming Jokes 10 Differences between Agile and Waterfall Methodology agile vs waterfall What is Agile and Waterfall Methodology appeared first on I'm Programmer.

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Agile Alliance Announces AGILE2019 Program

Agile Alliance

Global Agile Conference in Washington, D.C. April 23, 2019 — Today Agile Alliance is pleased to announce the program for AGILE2019, the largest annual international gathering of Agilists. The conference is the premier global event for the advancement of Agile practices.

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.