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10/6/2016 by Dele Oluwole
In implementing any Agile framework, empowerment, change, and continuous improvement can manifest in various degrees. The one I want to examine in this article is empowerment and how it may impact a product owner.
7/5/2016 by Dele Oluwole
A large system-integration project is a challenge. Having to adopt the Agile method to implement a large-system integration project can be even more challenging if the development team is not empowered by the organization.
6/14/2016 by Dele Oluwole
The measure of progress in banking today can be directly linked to technological advancements and capabilities. While the conversion of requirements to technology is the vehicle that delivers the corporate goal, an Agile business analyst is the "driver" of that vehicle.
11/23/2015 by Dele Oluwole
A number of Agile frameworks and technical practices can be combined for the successful implementation of Agile projects. But before an organization gets to the point of combining frameworks, it must be ready to learn and sometimes even fail in the process of learning.
5/21/2015 by Dele Oluwole
As a test and Agile consultant, I have come to realize the limitations of working in a supposedly "Agile" environment -- an environment some call "Hybrid" but that could be used to deliver business value incrementally, if properly coordinated.
6/24/2014 by Dele Oluwole
When a tester is hired, what comes mind for many is "just testing." Many project stakeholders in Agile and traditional environments see testers as team members who only run test script, identify defects, and log them for fixing. . . .
5/16/2014 by Dele Oluwole
As I prepared to attend my first IT job interview many years ago, I made sure I memorized the value statement of the organization, so that I could demonstrate how passionate I was about joining them. As the interview progressed, the interviewers admitted not knowing it, after my recitation. . . .
12/11/2013 by Dele Oluwole
Teams that are dedicated to sprint planning, the Daily Scrum, and sprint review and retrospective will do well. But they will have even more improvement, or become twice as productive, if they adopt some of the technical practices discussed below. . . .
6/24/2013 by Dele Oluwole
The role of ScrumMaster is not a role for the fainthearted. . . . He is a servant-leader to the team whose authority over the Scrum process can quickly be misunderstood, misinterpreted, or even misrepresented. It is unlikely for the ScrumMaster not to cross the borderline, if he doesn't have a good knowledge of attributes embedded in his role as a servant-leader in the team.
3/29/2013 by Dele Oluwole
This article is born out of the need to establish that due diligence is required even in the face of the self-organization and independence that Agile principles hinge on.
I want to start by quoting one of the pillars of the Agile Methodology dom...