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1/9/2013 by Ashish Mahajan
Let's imagine an organization that decides to run projects on Agile, as it believes this will increase the quality of its products and shorten time to market. A pilot team is organized to implement Agile practices, and it gives excellent feedback ...
1/8/2013 by Natalie Warnert
So, you just got out of your CSM class, overflowing with your newfound Scrum knowledge and renewed faith in software development practices. You're ecstatic to share your new view of the world and show how Agile can benefit your organization, and y...
1/7/2013 by Nitin Mittal
Do you have a self-organizing team? If so, half the battle is already won. But if not, beware: Creating a self-organizing team is far more challenging than we had ever imagined. This is especially true in today's dynamic world, where the focus of ...
1/4/2013 by Erwin Verweij
A friend of mine asked me if I could explain Scrum to her. I'm always willing to do this, and I started out with iterations, and estimation and delivering value, and all the stuff we know and do. But she is not a developer, and she soon interrupte...
12/11/2012 by Robert Karlsson
Why should your boss let you implement Scrum in your organization? Things are already working, and they get their results.Well, one thing that I've noticed is always hard on the development side is to quickly respond to changes. The marketers, business, sales, and production staff usually need things to be done now, because, well, now is now and tomorrow is tomorrow.
12/5/2012 by Biju Kadapurath
The process organization at one of the largest global automobile giants delivers several hundred projects and manages several system change-and-upgrade activities, in addition to maintaining IT operations. The project delivery methodology employed...
12/3/2012 by Srinath Chandrasekharan
As we all know, Agile and Scrum have become popular, and many development and maintenance projects are adopting Scrum to reap its benefits. In my organization, where we deal with multiple clients across different geographies with different organiz...
11/5/2012 by Tobias Luetticke
When feedback from your customer includes enthusiastic comments like, "This is what we've wanted for years," and your project sponsor says, "One of the greatest projects in my career!" then you know you've done something right. When this applies to a project that was at a dead end, without much trust from stakeholders and little money left only a year earlier, such results are even more surprising.
11/2/2012 by Patrick McConnell
Sometimes, when an organization is adopting Scrum as its development model, the following unfortunate thing happens: A decision maker with authority over the team-to-be is trying to match existing people to each of the Scrum roles, and he or she thinks, "Product owner . . . well, that's obviously the customer."Wrong. In almost every case.
10/31/2012 by Krystian Kaczor
People say that you play golf to relax, and that to play golf you need to be relaxed. To be Agile you need to be professional, and to be professional you need be Agile.