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 Toolkit


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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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 HR

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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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.

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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Agile Q&A: Activities for a New Team

Agile Alliance

People agile teamsWhat activities do you suggest when starting a new team? When forming a new team, you want to make sure you can get them started off on the right foot. There are several different ways to do that and the ones you pick are going to depend on a variety of factors, including (but not … Continued.

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What Do Agile Leaders Do?

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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The Future of Agile

Net Objectives

Let’s consider some of the things Agile has demonstrated to be of value: Having self-organizing small teams Building incrementally Taking an iterative approach However, an organization is not merely a collection of small teams, it must: Have a vision to guide what is built Have collaboration across teams We thus need an eco-system that illuminates … Continue reading "The Future of Agile". Agile at Scale Lean-Agile

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Is Scrum Agile and is Agile Scrum?


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.


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 extended: 3 business agility trends to watch in 2019


Enterprise agile practices are becoming more pervasive in product management, portfolio management, and human resources. App Dev & Testing, Agile, Agile, Agile Enterprise, Enterprise AgileSo, what does this all mean for businesses and for IT?

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DoD defines agility

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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Why agile is not enough and why we need to expand our agile horizon for being agile truly

Agile Alliance

Jutta Eckstein explains what the Agile Manifesto means for company-wide agility and introduces a synthesis of Beyond Budgeting, Open Space, Sociocracy, & Agile. Business business agility

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Is Scrum hurting your agility?

By now, most organisations are using Scrum, however, many of them feel like the agility of their organisation has degraded, and they might be right! Whereas low agility Scrum might actually hurt your agility. Three symptoms that indicate low-agility Scrum.


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.

Why real agile leaders embrace failure


By now, most people recognize that adopting agile is a cultural change. App Dev & Testing, Agile, Agile Enterprise, Agile Principles, Agile, Enterprise AgilePart of that is learning to fail fast.

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How to Explain Agile to Your Stakeholders

Agile Alliance

If you work in an IT organization that seeks to operate in an Agile fashion, you may have run across the challenge of getting your stakeholders — those people who you’re building solutions for inside your organization — involved in your work and keeping them engaged at an appropriate level.

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How to Impose Agile

Ron Jeffries

There's a lot of whinging going on about imposing 'Agile' methods and practices. Agile-Related Dark-Scrum successThese whiners just don't know how to do imposition correctly. Me either, but here's what I'd try.

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Managing Change in an Agile World: Principles and Practices

Agile Alliance

This book identifies the principles and practices for managing change in an agile, fast, iterative, environment. People change management

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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.

Developers Should Abandon Agile

Ron Jeffries

The above was the title of my talk with Chet Hendrickson at deliver:Agile. Dark-Scrum Agile-Related New-Framework Practices AbandonI'll update this with a link to the talk when it is published. Meanwhile, here are some thoughts.

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Do You Embrace Agility?

Cutter Consortium

In the midst of this turbulence, leading-edge firms, from startups to the Fortune 10, are recognizing that business agility is an essential part of survival. Enterprises that operate in an agile fashion have a huge advantage — traceability from the team level back to the CEO.

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Increase Your Agile Knowledge With Questions Answered By Our Resident Content Curator

Agile Alliance

At Agile Alliance, we pride ourselves on the wealth of high-quality, in-depth Agile-related resources we offer you. The Alliance agile adoptionBut we also realize that sometimes too much of a good thing can be overwhelming.

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Creating an Agile Organization

Agile Alliance

This lightning talk covers 12 key areas that should be considered for any Agile transformation at scale and incorporate gaming into the process to make it fun. Process agile transformation

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.

DevOps and Agile: Your New Year’s Resolution

Don’t apply Agile principles to DevOps. The post DevOps and Agile: Your New Year’s Resolution appeared first on Blogs Doin' DevOps Enterprise DevOps agile devops DevOps processesThat’s not how it works.

Imposition and Dark Agile

Ron Jeffries

Are Imposition and Dark Agile both bad? Agile-Related Dark-ScrumAre they the same thing?

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Agile for Humanity Tuscon Meetup Webinar Series

Agile Alliance

The Agile For Humanity Tucson launched its webinar series in September 2018 and continues to work toward building an Agile community in the Tucson, Arizona area.

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Key factors for major agile transformation success


Skeptics in the agile community don't believe that large-scale agile transformations are possible. App Dev & Testing, Agile, Agile, Enterprise AgileBut I can tell you from my experience at many large companies that the naysayers are flat-out wrong.

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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 Alliance Announces Agile2019 Call for Speaker Submissions

Agile Alliance

Premier industry event now accepting session proposals for those who want to present ideas, experiences, and best practices in Agile software development PORTLAND, Ore.,

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Scrum Masters & Agile Coaches, Stop Team Coaching!

The Agile way of working is all about being in control in a complex environment. Recently, the kitchen made a transition to Agile delivery, so they will deliver your order in 10-minute increments. The goal of Agile is being in control in a complex environment.

How to apply Agile Testing Quadrants in a retrospective format


Agile Test Quadrants (Adaptations by Gojko Adži?) I’ve been successfully using the Agile test quadrants in retrospectives to stimulate in-depth team discussions on software quality and its improvement. The quadrant model was originally developed by Brian Marick, and then popularized by Lisa Crispin and Janet Gregory in their book, “Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Agile […].

Scrum Masters & Agile Coaches, stop teamcoaching!

The Agile way of working is all about being in control in a complex environment. Recently, the kitchen made a transition to Agile delivery, so they will deliver your order in 10-minute increments. The goal of Agile is being in control in a complex environment.

The Agile Retrospective Format For Any Retrospective

Luis Goncalves

Agile Retrospective Format. In today´s post, I want to talk about the Agile Retrospective format. I met several Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches that facilitate Agile Retrospectives without knowing this concept. In my opinion, a successful Agile Retrospective must follow somehow this structure. This concept was introduced some years ago by Esther Derby and Diana Larsen, in their book “Agile Retrospectives. Agile Retrospectives General

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CollabNet VersionOne State of Agile Survey: Join the Fray

If you follow the news on Agile software development, topics such as adoption, scaling, Kanban, Scrum or certifications, it’s likely you saw statistics in your reading that were taken from the “State of Agile Report.”

Deploying agile is ultimately self defeating

Agile Alliance

Simon Powers shows how organizations can move away from forced agile with few results, and instead move towards powerful people focusing on a common goal. Process agile transformation

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The Agile Ecology

Ron Jeffries

Dark-Scrum Agile-Related New-Framework Practices hills-casesIf your factory pollutes the river, you're supposed to clean it up. If you plant kudzu to combat erosion, you are responsible for its destruction of everything in its path. If you swallow a spider to catch the fly, and die when you swallow the horse, of course -- it's on you.

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From Agile to DevSecOps

The New Stack

The rest are likely still stuck with the comparatively inefficient, slow-moving delivery processes associated with Agile. To be sure, Agile software delivery was innovative when the method appeared in the early 2000s. Agile to DevOps to DevSecOps. Twistlock sponsored this post.

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