An effective hierarchy provides enough central control for
coordinated action in achieving the aim of the organization. At the same
time, the hierarchy...
1 replies - 1096 views - 04/13/11 by Esther Derby in News
In his recent blog post Banish “Priority” and “Prioritization” David Anderson (of Kanban fame) argues that prioritization of features
1 replies - 865 views - 04/12/11 by Jurgen Appelo in News
You really don’t want to be a small animal living in the Cottmeyer
house. We’ve tormented our share of Guinea Pigs, Hermit Crabs, Frogs,
and Fish. We...
1 replies - 978 views - 04/12/11 by Mike Cottmeyer in News
When I lead public workshops, I ask people what their experience with
with agile is. In the past, if I asked people if they were experienced
2 replies - 2774 views - 04/12/11 by Johanna Rothman in News
1. You don’t waste time on estimation
Estimation takes time. Even if you do planning poker and use story
points, it still takes time. What do you do to...
2 replies - 5773 views - 04/11/11 by Michael Dubakov in News
If you've read my previous posts on the subject you know that I love agile burn up charts for managing SCRUM style...
1 replies - 5536 views - 04/11/11 by Scott Leberknight in News
We’ve been using PivotalTracker for years to manage our agile
software development process. It works like a charm for us. Whenever an
idea comes up, we...
1 replies - 798 views - 04/09/11 by Matthias Marschall in News
A lot of people say you can’t be a good software manager without really understanding software development. But,
let’s face it, people who understand...
1 replies - 2339 views - 04/09/11 by Abby Fichtner in News
What is it? A collection of rules stating
what a block of code should look like. These may include rules on where
line breaks are required, how to place...
1 replies - 1624 views - 04/09/11 by Dennis Doomen in News
Over the last year I have invested a lot in Scrum. A few months ago I
was assigned to teach a two day Scrum course for which I had to build
and deliver the...
0 replies - 1594 views - 04/08/11 by Martin Hinshelwood in News
“It’s impossible to move, to live, to operate at any level without
leaving traces, bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal...
1 replies - 4278 views - 04/08/11 by Larry White in News
The rise of anemic Scrum was noted to dismay among the Agile
community and in particular by “Uncle Bob” Martin who coined the fifth
1 replies - 6330 views - 04/08/11 by Michael Sahota in News
A while back, a colleague, Susan, called to ask me for some advice.
“I’ve been planning a vacation with my family for months,” she said.
“And now my...
1 replies - 1737 views - 04/08/11 by Esther Derby in News
For whatever reason, more business and product design concepts have been bothering me. As is typical, Seth Godin writes a timely post that gets my brain...
0 replies - 927 views - 04/08/11 by Robert Diana in News
Reducing variety is often not the right approach when trying to handle the complexity of the world.
I’m writing this text while I’m on a plane, which...
1 replies - 783 views - 04/07/11 by Jurgen Appelo in News