I understand that managers who have invested effort and money in training teams in Agile methods may want to see how much those teams are improving. There are a handful of reasonable measures to look at to see whether the organization is improving over all (which I’ve written about here and here).
You can apply some of those measures to team improvement. Are defects trending down? Is the...read more
As agile has grown in popularity, so have the misconceptions about it. In a recent introduction to agile webinar we asked our audience which of these common myths they’d...read more
It seems inarguable to me that dependencies limit agility.
If I am able to make a decision on my own that only involves me, I have full freedom of movement. If I want to go to the local...read more
I’ve noticed a pattern I want to share with you guys.
When a company is small, still probably led by it’s founder, likely around 20-40 people… there is a great sense of camaraderie....read more
hi all, I'm nominated for the Agile Awards 'most popular online contributor' this year for this blog. If you have found it useful, your vote would be much appreciated: https://www.theagileportal.com/awards/voting/online_contributor...read more
Mark attended Agile2015 in Washington and, as part of his conference commitments, he sat down with SolutionsIQ for an Agile Amped podcast about High-Performance Teams, as well...read more
Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comA great, simple post from Mike Bowler…
Time: Teams that are writing code today that will be used by...read more
Here is my talk from this AM at the #Agile2015 conference. Enjoy!
The Three Things You Need to Know to Transform Any Size Organization Into an Agile Enterprise from Mike Cottmeyer
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...read more
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....read more
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...read more
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
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...read more