Articles I've written
Agile Contracting: A Story-Point Billing Model
Contracting and billing models have always been a point of debate in the IT world. Fixed price or time and material? Which one to select? Both models have been criticized for their biased features toward vendor or customer, but this ...
Introspecting Scrum Retrospectives
The effectiveness of retrospection ceremonies depends on the way action items are tracked to closure. Here are some common observations I have made, based on my experience with teams performing Scrum retrospectives. . . .
Agile and Managed Services
Hand-offs between multiple stakeholders is becoming a challenge for managed services in Agile. The application of Agile practices and principles have become subjective, and teams interpret and implement as per convenience, tending to move toward Waterfall. . . .
Early Warnings of a Failed Agile Transformation
I'll discuss here some early warning signs that indicate a possibly failed Agile transformation, as well as best-practice steps to mitigate the risk of failure.