Articles published in July 2008

The Manager's Role in Agile

The Manager's Role in Agile

When a team converts to agile, managers are often left wondering what part they will play in leading an agile team to success. Just as the team must learn new skills in order to self-organize, managers should explore a new set of competencies in order to function most effectively.

The Accidental Scrum

The Accidental Scrum

One man’s story of how Scrum helped him ready a Royal Navy Warship for deployment.The twist? He had never heard of Scrum at the time and didn’t know he was using it.

Agile and CMMI: Better Together

Agile and CMMI: Better Together

Agile and CMMI are often wrongly considered adversarial software development methodologies. On the contrary, these different approaches can complement each other beautifully, if the timing and the attitudes are right.