There is a trend today that I find troubling: non-technical release train engineers, Agile coaches, or others in Agile leadership roles who are non-technical, leading the way for Agile ceremony planning without including technical thought leaders who know the technical side of Agile (which today..
In the third and final episode of our Agile Coaching Intensive series - Ken Fritz (Director of Software Delivery) overviews the agile coaching roadmap and key agile mindset shifts that come along with agile coaching. Watch this episode to unpack the career path and impact of an agile coach.
In the second episode of our Agile Coaching Intensive series - Ken Fritz (Director of Software Delivery) overviews the who, what, when, where and why of an Agile Team Facilitator. Watch this episode to unpack the evolution of an agile team facilitator in career path of agile coaching.
In the first episode of our Agile Coaching Intensive series - Ken Fritz (Director of Software Delivery) overviews the four main pathways of an agile coach's career and how the agile coach interacts with the rest of the organization.
So, creating a Agile team sounds good on paper, but making this a reality is often harder in most organizations. The hardest part of moving to dedication of team members is first believing that the benefits are worth enduring the pain that often accompanies this move. In the “pre-dedication” way..
Transforming to an agile software delivery model is filled challenging, especially when you are working in an organization of a large scale. In large organizations, one of the most common practices to improve efficiency is to build an organization of specialists. Every specialist knows how to..
In my experience delivering high velocity, critical business projects, I have worked in environments that have traditional software development approaches as well as environments using agile development approaches. While Scrum has a Product Owner role, every organization is unique and hence their..
Agile frameworks, like Scrum, are generally easy to understand. With many teams where we have taught and coached, there are some common mindset and practice tweaks that make a real difference to productivity. Here's our top 3 easy fixes to boost the level of productivity of your agile..
What is Agile? And, how can it make you faster, more innovative, and competitive?
In today’s business environment, how is your organization remaining relevant? Is it investing in innovation? Is your organization feeling pressures to deliver products to the market faster in order to remain..
As a product owner, I am constantly challenged with writing user stories that meet my stakeholder needs. A key deliverable from a Product Owner is having user stories with crisp acceptance criteria. Having clear acceptance criteria enables the scrum team’s ability to deliver high-quality..