Looking for a place, where you can find out more about what agile really means to us and how it helps to shape our future? Here you go - freeagile.org.
Tools and processes stand in the middle of agile history. But over time it turned out that there is much more about agile. Today agile is to be seen as instrument for a learning organisation, which requires practices, principles, values, and in the end the right mindset of everyone working in an agile organization. from https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/what-agile-simon-powers/
“The Stacey Matrix was developed to help managers determine the complexity of their environment and adapt their style of decision-making. For software development, the Matrix is often plotted along different axes; ‘Requirements’ and ‘Implementation’ (or ‘Technology’). The former is determined by the obviousness to which we know what we need to build (like the product) and what features to implement (‘What?’), whereas the latter is determined by the obviousness of what is needed to get there on in terms of implementation/technology (‘How?’). It should be noted that this adaptation does not really fit with Stacey’s original Matrix. But it does offer a similar conceptual approach to understand complexity within the…
There is no certification for #agile, like there is no certification for #democracy. — Harald Dietrich (@haralddietrich) September 16, 2017
“Many organisations today are run according to management principles which are 50 to 100 years old. These methods are not appropriate to the fluid and fast-paced world we live in, but many organisations are struggling to change. This article tells about the history and future of management theory, so we can understand where we are, how we got here and where we can go.”
At Agile Uprising a great discussions has been spawned off on the future of agile. It feels to me the discussion at some points is too much about complaining about missing understanding and support again. Thereby, it is us who can change!
“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.” #noRevolutionaryChange #noEstimates #noIterations #noPlanning #noPrioritization #noBacklogGrooming #noDependencyManagement #noCrossFunctionalTeams
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 experience.
Agile methods are getting more and more grip in a fast-paced business world – mainly because they promise easy adaptation to change. But listening to people working in such agile setups, quite often they suffer from it than that they benefit. Why?