Agile Sustainability Initiative

Agile Alliance

All of these challenges are addressed by the United Nations’ seventeen sustainable development goals, and this is why they are important for the Agile community. The post Agile Sustainability Initiative first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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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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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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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Digital Transformation: The New Product

Speaker: Michael Cardy - Red Hat Chief Strategist, Jason Tanner - CEO of Applied Frameworks, and Mike Mace - VP of Market Strategy at UserTesting

Join us to learn how companies mitigate risks through usability testing and real-time qualitative feedback from customers to efficiently launch and develop digital products.

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 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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Empowering Women in Agile

Agile Alliance

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Useful Metrics for Agile Teams

Agile Alliance

The post Useful Metrics for Agile Teams first appeared on Agile Alliance. If you want to know that you are making progress, you need to measure. You have to be able to compare your current state to a prior state in order to know if you are progressing toward the desired (or expected) outcome. Process member

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!

Capitalize on Digital Opportunities: From Transformation to Optimization

With this free resource from UserTesting, see how leading organizations deliver best-in-class digital products, services, and experiences.

The Future of Women in Agile

Agile Alliance

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Evolving Agile: The Game We Design Together

Agile Alliance

What is this thing called Agile? How is it different from Business Agility? The post Evolving Agile: The Game We Design Together first appeared on Agile Alliance. Is it old hat and common sense? Or some newfangled nonsense? DevOps? How are they connected?

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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 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.

Monitoring AWS Container Environments at Scale

In this eBook, learn how to monitor AWS container environments at scale with Datadog and which key metrics to monitor when leveraging two container orchestration systems (ECS and EKS).

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.

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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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Developing a CLEAR Agile Product Roadmap

Agile Alliance

The post Developing a CLEAR Agile Product Roadmap first appeared on Agile Alliance. When will it be done!? It doesn't matter whether it's a complex, multi-national product rollout or a simple localized app. Process member

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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: 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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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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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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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.

Simple and Effective Solutions to Agile Finance

Agile Alliance

Agile impacts and challenges today's finance organization requiring innovative new approaches for success. Unfortunately, financial guidance related to agile is sparse and often lacks practical guidance for adoption. The post Simple and Effective Solutions to Agile Finance first appeared on Agile Alliance. Framework member

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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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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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Agile Micromanagement — Seriously?

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Agile Micromanagement. Nevertheless, the prevailing cause of many messed-up attempts to use Scrum result from what I call agile micromanagement, a pseudo-commitment to agile principles only to be overridden whenever it seems beneficial from a stakeholder’s or manager’s perspective.

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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.

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.

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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Crafting an Agile Enterprise Architecture

DevOps.com

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.

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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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.