Tagged: agile

Distributed Teams and Agile

This article shares experiences and a model to organize and operate distributed Agile teams. The author wants to convey a simple message: Agile is the best approach for distributed teams.

Manager 2.0: The Role of the Manager in Scrum

When an organization starts to explore Scrum, there’s often an uncomfortable moment early on when someone points out that the role of “manager” seems to be missing entirely. “Well I guess we’ll have to just get rid of ‘em all!” wisecracks one of the developers, and all the managers in...

The next step in the evolution of Agile project management

This post discusses is the next step in the evolution of Agile project management. The focus of project management used to be based on managing Tasks that people perform to deliver a piece of software. Agile project management shifted focus to managing the delivery of Features.

Book Review: Succeeding with Agile by Mike Cohn

Now that Agile has established itself as the dominant new trend in software development, the number of books that deal with this topic is increasing every day. Besides the fact that Mike Cohn is a recognized expert in the area of agile project management, why should you buy his book...

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Agile Project Leadership Network

The Agile Project Leadership Network (APLN) is a 501(c)6 non profit organization that is focused on making people great project leaders by focusing on the following: * Value * Customer * Context * Teams * Individuals * Uncertainty These ideas are described further in the Declaration of Interdependence, which was...