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3/14/2016 by Michael McCalla
Having thought about it at length, I have concluded that people within an organization that is undergoing an Agile adoption typically fall into one of three groups. Given that it is an election year, I have fittingly labeled these groups Agilists, liberals, and conservatives.
3/14/2016 by Shashank Sinha
The success of a team is always attributed to the captain or the group of players. People typically overlook the coaching staff, which plays a critical role in building the team. How do we learn from this in our daily world of Agile?
3/11/2016 by Gilberto Urueta Sanroman
There are typical mistakes that disrupt a Scrum team, preventing them from reaching their best level of performance. Because they don't always surface early on, they are difficult to prevent and even to detect. I keep this list of mistakes written down so that my teams can better avoid them.
3/11/2016 by Fernando Palomo García
In most Agile coaching projects, we find that our client applications are not properly covered with automated tests. The organization usually has no plans to throw away those codebases and start from scratch, which means we need to address the evergreen issue of quality in the legacy code.
3/10/2016 by Julia Bulatova CSM CSPO
When transitioning to Agile (or any new process), it is crucial to create energy across all teams by encouraging and empowering collaboration among them. Here are further strategies to overcome the struggles experienced during the transformation.
3/10/2016 by Rick Waters
I love analogies. So let me take you into one. Imagine that you are flying a kite. . . .
3/9/2016 by Priti Vyas
My first encounter with Agile was in 2009, when I was given the role of Agile project manager. "What is Agile?" I asked myself, my supervisor, and pretty much everyone around me. The answers that I got varied widely, and my adventure began.
3/9/2016 by Somashree Bhattacharya,Paresh Deshpande
When companies try to implement Agile, they often make key mistakes at the start. The implementation's failure then conveniently gets blamed on the Agile framework or the coaches. Here are the three steps you can take to start a transformation the right way.
3/8/2016 by Robin Hackshall
I have uses and adapted a number of different styles of retrospectives with my teams. I have always tried to include an element of fun to ensure that everyone is engaged with the process and that it is not seen as "just another meeting."
3/8/2016 by Sathya Narayana Kaliprasad
Your project and your team are the perfect match for Agile only when you introspect in a defined time period. This perfect match is exemplary of mature, practical program management.