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‘Agile Executive’ – workshop with Kelly Waters on 28 Sep 2015

by Kelly Waters, 30 July 2015 | Uncategorized

Hi everyone, I recently ran my first ever public workshop - a 1 day workshop called 'Agile Executive' which focuses on topics to help managers and executives that are embarking on or part of an agile transformation. I am running another session on 28th September - details below... 'Agile Executive' Creating an organisation that is fast moving, dynamic and more customer centric. A 1 day workshop...
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Transparency – Two Way Visibility

What does the value of Transparency really mean?Nextgov: How do you define transparency?Fung: My definition is quite a bit different from the conventional wisdom about transparency....
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Is It Ready?

In an agile transformation, one of the first things we work towards is to create an ability to deliver in a predictable manner. As described in our compass and our journey, there is...
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Microservice Trade Offs

Many development teams have found the microservices architectural style to be a superior approach to a monolithic architecture. But other teams have found them to be a ...
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Story Splitting: Where Do I Start?

I don’t always follow the same story splitting approach when I need to split a story. It has become intuitive for me so I might not be able to write about everything I do or what...
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‘Agile Executive’ – 1 day workshop with Kelly Waters

by Kelly Waters, 23 June 2015
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Hi everyone, Until now, I have only offered training & workshops as part of my consulting service to clients.  Now, for the first time, I am offering an open workshop for managers...
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Fear is Waterfall

by Kelly Waters, 23 June 2015
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This article was written by Haran Rasalingam and was first published on thetrainline engineering blog The big selling point of Agile is the fast return on investment it promises. But...
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Agile Transformation … Learning What Doesn’t Work Is The Key To Success

I was teaching a private class a few weeks ago and a student in the class mentioned that his company had “already failed at Agile three different times.” The way the statement...
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An Introduction to Cost of Delay

I was recently watching an episode of Shark Tank. I loved the unfiltered statement from Kevin O’Leary (Mr. Wonderful) toward an entrepreneur seeking an investor in his company. I’m...
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Is Predictability Really What We Want?

Predictability in software system delivery is as close to a Holy Grail as it comes in the IT industry. I’ve heard many people stress being able to have a predictable delivery cadence...
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Failure Modes of an Agile Transformation: Workflow

In my previous post on the first three Agile transformation failure modes, I focused on the LEADERSHIP aspects of failure: lack of real executive sponsorship, failure to transform...
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What’s the Hurry? Building a Digital Enterprise

By Jim Highsmith and David Robinson Are the forces behind digital business, just one more wave of technology fueled change or is today’s business environment fundamentally different?...
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Changing the Tires

You're driving down the highway trying to reach a distant destination. You've had delays such as traffic along the way, and you know that you're going to have to "push it" in order...
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