11/19/2013 by Leonor Urena
An Agile transition, whether at an enterprise level or at a development level, is a state of mind that does not waver. This state of mind must be spread across all areas of the organization. It must become a new corporate culture. There isn't a prescription or simplistic solution for a transition. . . .
11/18/2013 by Lizzy Morris
Many people are aware of the concept of cold feet, but it tends to come up in the context of getting married, which makes you think of a long-term commitment. Still, how many times have you gone into an organization that claimed they were ready to embrace Agile -- but when it came time for them to go for the gold, they got cold feet?
11/18/2013 by ABHISHEK KUMAR SRIVASTAVA
Agile is a powerful tool. It can not only be implemented within teams to deliver value but also within an organization to deliver more value to its customers. . . .
11/15/2013 by Ravishankar N
This article explores a scenario in which teams implement Agile in silos, and it highlights the limitations of such a way of working and proposes an alternative. . . .
11/15/2013 by Manuel Alejandro Ochoa Antelo
Some days ago I met with an ex-colleague and we found ourselves talking about the Scrum framework, and one of the things that surprised me the most was that he was convinced that Scrum can be implemented and can be successful when the whole development process is already defined. . . .
11/14/2013 by Gabriel Fabián Ledesma Montaldo
This article tells the story of our experience implementing a shift in approach during daily Scrum meetings. We went from a typical approach centered on each individual to one centered on each story in the sprint backlog. . . .
11/14/2013 by Robert Weidner
Scrum is an Agile process, focused on iterative and incremental development. Here is a look at the basics of Scrum.
One of the things that I valued, and continue to value, as a Certified Scrum Trainer is co-training. . . . It is concerning to me that many view co-training as a negative or as something that should not be necessary in order to achieve or maintain the CST credential.
11/13/2013 by Kanchan Sil
For release planning of a new, multi-phased project, our team was looking for opportunities to further tune our Lean and Agile estimation processes. We always looked forward to continuously improving our existing Agile practices. One improvement we identified was a quicker turnaround time for completing the estimation exercise during release planning. . . .
11/12/2013 by Glen Wang
In self-management, planning is simply pushing an item into the backlog, and pulling it out to work on it. In a self-organizing team, there are many interactions, synchronizations, and collaborations, so more comprehensive planning is necessary. This makes me think of the purpose and usage of planning. Why do we need a plan?