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Many people are talking about agile today. Decreasing costs, increasing speed and quality, and the urge to empower employees to contribute their full work force to the growth and success of an organization. Even though there is a great side effect of agile.
Lot's of discussions are going on in the internet on possibilities to scale agile. There are various frameworks, which are gaining more and more popularity. This post points to one of the discussions at Agile Uprising on the topic.
Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying: “I will try again tomorrow”
“Let’s say you are at a company with 10 people; price’s law states that approximately 3 people will be responsible for half of the productivity of value. Scale that out to 100 and now it’s 10 people who are responsible for half the productivity of value. Now scale that to 10,000 and you have 100 people responsible for half the productivity of value.” A finding that goes hand-in-hand with many examples of Pareto Distribution (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pareto_distribution). So what to do about it? Give power to small teams! Develop cross functionality, build in quality from the beginning, and increase competency and team performance. Mob programming is an agile practice, which can help…
What makes up a great scrum master? Test yourself and take a close look how you or your team is perceiving the daily routine.