Practices

A Discussion on SAFe / LeSS / Nexus / Spotify at al.

Practices

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. The link above points to one of the discussions at Agile Uprising on the topic. It is worthwhile reading, as subject matters experts, including matured[more …]

The #NoEstimates debate: An unbiased look at the origins, arguments, and thought leaders behind the movement

Practices

There are many points on which Zuill (who first blogged about completing a project sans estimates in 2012) and Kretzman (a strong critic of the #NoEstimates movement and a supporter of the continued use of estimates when effective) actually agree, giving both sides of the debate common ground on which[more …]

  1. pkretzman: Just to be clear: there are few (if any) points where Woody Zuill and I agree, except for possibly on…

Communities of Practice

A Practical Journey to Communities of Practice

Practices

A while ago I have been asking the community at Agile Uprising for some hints on how to setup communities of practice. I felt like I would need some support, as I had a rough idea what I would want to achieve by establishing communities, but I was lacking the[more …]

Free Agile! Library - Essential Reads

Free Agile! Essential Reads

Practices

Everyone has different reading habits and preferred writing styles. Even though, it is remarkable, that for each of us it takes only a hand full of books, when it gets back to citations and argues on best practices and approaches. These books are our treasure chest. While the list of[more …]

Simplicity boils down to two steps: Identify the essential. Eliminate the rest.

Leo Babauta

Just say #no____ the alternative path to enterprise agility

Practices

“The Kanban Method & Enterprise Services Planning have, for a decade, offered an alternative to Agile methodologies for improving business agility across professional services organizations employing thousands of knowledge workers. This key note highlights why Kanban is the least disruptive approach to agility but the most radical alternative to Agile.”[more …]

My 90 minutes agile training

Practices

Yesterday evening I was conducting a 90 minutes agile training. It has been the first for a while now. It has been a practice oriented training, and it has been very comprehensive and demanding, but I have learned a lot. That’s why I want to tell a bit about my[more …]

  1. Harald Dietrich: next to come: my 90 minutes mental training