Articles I've written
Transitioning to Agile
I recently completed a long assignment implementing Scrum and decided that, in the spirit of continuous development and learning, it would be useful to run a personal retrospective while between jobs.
This paper articulates some of ...
Evolution or Revolution Implementing Scrum Is Tough!
Please don't excommunicate me!
This article may seem a little Machiavellian, because it is. There's a lot of soft stuff talked about business change. Anyone who's implementing Scrum in a Waterfall-centric organization will understand that the rea...
I sometimes ask people where they feel their organization is on the path to Scrum or becoming Agile. The replies are always interesting and tell me more about the type of organization they work in and how it views itself than it does about how Agile they may be.
The Three Most Important Agile Practices
When things don’t go well, people often fail to call out the problem; they sit quietly watching the frog get slowly boiled. I believe that this is probably one of the biggest issues the Agile community currently faces.