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 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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Faking Agile Metrics or Cooking the Agile Books

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Faking Agile Metrics — An Eye-Opening Exercise. Imagine you’re a Scrum Master and the line manager of your team believes that the best sign for a successful agile transformation is a steady increase in the Scrum Team’s velocity. Cooking the Agile Books — A Simple Exercise.

How To Build Data-Informed Products

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Director, iridion

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 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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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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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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Five quality patterns in Agile development

Xebia

In this blog series, I’ll discuss five quality patterns in Agile development to deliver the right software with great quality. For years now companies have been adopting Agile ways of working and mostly the Scrum framework as their way to develop software.

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A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

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

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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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 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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The Agile Workspace: The Undervalued Success Factor

Scrum.org

TL;DR: Agile Workspace Means Choice Among a Diversity of Spaces . If you want your organization to become agile, adding more whiteboards to the workspace will not suffice. The Agile Workspace: A Worthwhile Investment. Agile Workspace Anti-Patterns.

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How Agile Approaches Change Project, Program, and Product Measures

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

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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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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Fixed-Everything: Agile?

Ron Jeffries

We're here to discuss whether Agile ideas fit in with fixed-scope efforts. We'll look at Agile values, principles, frameworks, and practices. The answer is that Agile works just fine. Agile-Related Practices Product increment success

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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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5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

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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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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5 Key Considerations for Top-Notch Product Dashboards

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

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

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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How to Lead Multiple Agile Teams Without Sacrificing Sanity

Gorilla Logic

I have been leading Agile teams for some time now and working at Gorilla Logic for almost a year. One of the most impressive things I have seen thus far is the capacity this company has to lead multiple projects at multiple levels in an Agile way.

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Don’t blame “agile” for existing problems

Scrum.org

Why is it that when the going gets tough, “agile” gets the blame? There is so much online bashing of [insert random agile framework or method] going on, that it made me wonder if there is a pattern behind it. Where did “agile” start? Agile is nothing new.

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Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

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

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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Agile and DevOps Success Needs Continuous Testing

DevOps.com

One of the central ways to progress an agile transformation is to introduce continuous testing. The post Agile and DevOps Success Needs Continuous Testing appeared first on DevOps.com. With all such changes, it is cultural as much as technical.

Building Agile Teams and Handling the First Iterations

Gorilla Logic

In this post, I will outline ways I have learned to avoid delays in early iterations of development when building Agile teams. In Agile development , estimation is key. Building Agile Teams and the First Iterations.

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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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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.

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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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.

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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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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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.