Tagged: agile

Interview with Julia Dellnitz about Agile Methodologies

In this interview was recorded at GOTO Berlin 2018 with Julia Dellnitz, she discusses about what does it mean to be an Agile Coach. She presents also what is the biggest obstacle for companies implementing an Agile Methodology and what do you think about Scrum.

Inside a Holacracy Implementation

Holacracy is a method of decentralized management and organizational governance in which authority and decision-making are distributed throughout autonomous, self-organising teams (circles). Alignment is achieved through a hierarchy of nested circles in which each higher circle defines the purpose for its lower circle(s). Decisions are made by consent, that is...

Microsoft Hybrid Project and Portfolio Management

More and more organizations are adopting Agile approaches to software and product development; however, most do not move completely to Agile for all their projects. Different stages of Agile maturity/transformation, and Waterfall thinking by executives create the need for a hybrid or bimodal Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) solution.

Scaling Agile Transformation in a Waterfall Enterprise

Learn how Accenture works with clients to drive agile transformation at all levels of the enterprise. This presentation explores key activities and the lessons learned as Accenture reviews an 18-month journey from waterfall to scrum, to XP. This video talks about getting started with pair programming, starting with unit tests...

Is Agile Always Appropriate?

This article describes a recent experience with a software development project trying to adopt the Agile methodology without enough guidance. This methodology is then compared with the traditional Waterfall approach, the potential advantages and pitfalls of both being compared. It is assumed that readers have basic understanding of both methodologies.

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Are You a ScrumBut?

ScrumButs are defined as reasons why teams cannot take full advantage of Scrum to solve their problems and realize the full benefits of product development using Scrum. A ScrumBut retains the problem while modifying Scrum to make it invisible so that the dysfunction is no longer a thorn in the...

Scrum and Agile Planning with Microsoft Project 2013

Some say that Microsoft Project can’t be used outside of a waterfall schedule approach, but it’s not true. In fact, most of the best methods use iterative activities, such as Scrum or agile planning. This video shows you key steps for building an agile schedule, as well as pros and...

Coopetitive Collaboration for High Performing Teams

With the evolution and scaling of Agile environment – there is a growing misconception amongst the leadership towards the need for consistency across software development teams. The moment we endeavour this worship for invariability – we lose sight and flexibility of true agile and lean principles.