Kanban looks like it's becoming the next big trend in agile
development. With its simple, adaptive approach to work organization,
Kanban's Lean approach to...
0 replies - 6854 views - 01/11/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
Mark Lines is a Co-founder of Unified Process Mentors who also works on IBM's worldwide advisory board for methods. He's familiar with almost every flavor of...
0 replies - 2439 views - 01/08/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
Software development methodologies, like the technologies they produce, have have continued their march forward. 2009 saw some significant changes in how...
0 replies - 5307 views - 12/30/09 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
OverviewWe all know that terms such as “iteration”,
“project manager”, and “daily stand-up meetings” are extremely
difficult for software...
3 replies - 2189 views - 12/20/09 by Mark Lines in News
Seems like there's lots going on in the agile world right now. Lots
of talk about Lean and it's impact on Agile. Lots of attacks going on
1 replies - 1678 views - 12/14/09 by Artem Marchenko in News
I spent the first ten or so years of my career living in data centers.
I was a network guy... built a lot of servers... installed a lot of
0 replies - 1820 views - 12/11/09 by Mike Cottmeyer in News
I was asked recently to answer 5 questions about agile project management for a feature on PM Boulevard. I thought you might appreciate seeing them here...
0 replies - 1200 views - 12/10/09 by Kelly Waters in News
This is the second part of a two-part article introducing Jeff De Luca’s Feature Driven Development
(FDD) process. In particular, we are looking at...
1 replies - 15894 views - 12/04/09 by Stephen Palmer in Articles
In this interview, recorded at Agile 2009, Agile Evangelist Mike Cottmeyer talks about some of the challenges that matrixed organizations often face when...
1 replies - 10721 views - 12/03/09 by Nitin Bharti in Videos
Most folks don't like change. I know I don't. But one things certain,
adopting an Agile approach to software development requires much change
0 replies - 1802 views - 11/04/09 by Jack Milunsky in Articles
I had a recent conversation with some folks who were desperate to
"processize" everything. They were asking about Scrum Master
1 replies - 2815 views - 10/22/09 by Steven Lott in News
An interesting question was brought up in a recent LinkedIn discussion thread: "Is
velocity the right approach to measure productivity of team...
0 replies - 4524 views - 10/16/09 by Jack Milunsky in Articles
More improvements in large-scale agile software development are
emerging today as Danube Technologies has released the 4.1 version of ScrumWorks Pro,
2 replies - 4632 views - 10/12/09 by Mitch Pronschinske in News
Scrum is beginning to emerge as an increasingly popular choice for organizations seeking to improve software quality, decrease time-to-market, and stay...
0 replies - 14413 views - 10/08/09 by Lyndsey Clevesy in Videos
I recently participated in a Scrum development discussion thread on
Yahoo Groups where one member new to Scrum asked the following: "Our
0 replies - 3092 views - 10/07/09 by Jack Milunsky in Articles
Many of us have come to love Scrum, including me. Scrum has been a
huge success overall and has turned many a development team around and
for the better. Yet...
3 replies - 3860 views - 09/29/09 by Jack Milunsky in Articles
One of the killers on software development projects is
Work-In-Progress. We have learned from the Lean experts, and from the
teachings on the Toyota...
0 replies - 5517 views - 09/08/09 by Jack Milunsky in Articles
Leading on from last week where I described that there are two main
parts to user stories, the user (or persona or role) and the story (a
0 replies - 3257 views - 09/01/09 by Jack Milunsky in Articles
Last week I established three good reasons to go with Story Points and
why they're so popular. This week I want to talk about one more
important aspect of...
0 replies - 2951 views - 08/19/09 by Jack Milunsky in Articles
Expecting your teams to estimate in Story Points can be quite a leap of
faith. When I first introduced the concept of Story Points at my
0 replies - 3273 views - 08/10/09 by Jack Milunsky in Articles