This is all too funny! Whilst the video is intended to be humorous, the pain of the “Agile Guy” maybe all too familiar for some. Agile changes many things we have become use to over many years – agile questions the status quo and challenges our muscle memory……..
I have been a fan of Mike Cohn and his latest book Succeeding with Agile: Software Development Using Scrum is another great book. He blends a good mix of theoretical and practical techniques drawn from his past experiences. This book doesn’t show you how the Scrum Framework works, but it is more of a cookbook […]
Despite that we are still yet to finish the current scope of work for the Agile Initiatives, we are starting to discuss future items in our backlog – distributed Agile and Agile@Scale. There are a few projects in flight that couple of colleagues are working on that are large Agile programs of work. Large-Scale Agile […]
Not only should Agile or Lean concepts be adopted for projects, but it should also be harnessed at an organizational level to be more competitive. By focusing more on the bottom line and ignoring the human capital it was one of the reasons What Killed GM: General Motors managers became very numbers obsessed and bottom-line […]
The Harvard Business Review has published an article on How Pixar Fosters Collective Creativity in making their movies. The link is only a summary to the full article (which is paid), but it does provide some insights on how Pixar approach their film making. Building complex software systems is very different to making a blockbuster film, […]
One of the biggest failure to adopt Agile is not having the right mindshift change. This mindshift change can be quite signficant for some. Agile methodologies are a paradigm shift from tranditional “monumental” waterfall methodologies. Managers and organisational leaders have a key role in helping adopting and transitioning to agile and this starts with the […]