[15 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Agile Product Management

Product Management practices remains a skill difficult to pin down in its scope and responsibility. This article discusses how Product Management can exist within an Agile-oriented organization. It explains that it is an organizational level activity with responsibilities, decision-making and influences far beyond the scope of the software itself. Without the Product Manager, the Product Owner cannot do his job, as the business context for the software solution is lost.

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AgileCraft has announced general availability of AgileCraft 8. AgileCraft’s integrated platform provides transparency across the entire software lifecycle, enabling rapid value delivery and better, more predictable results.

[28 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Agile Coach Camp is a three-day conference about Agile Coaching run by agile coaches for agile coaches based on peer-to-peer learning and exploration in an OpenSpace setting.

[26 Aug 2014 | 10 Comments | ]

If the development of open source Scrum tools was in vogue some years ago, a lot of these projects have now been abandoned. Some are still active like IceScrum or ScrumDo, but this is because their development is sponsored by a commercial hosted option There is however an alternative to manage your Agile project if you have a low budget… and a small team. Some providers of commercial Scrum tools provide a free version of their software.

[25 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Journée Agile is a one-day conference focused on agile software development approaches like Scrum that takes place in Belgium every year, All the presentations and workshops are in French.

[21 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Patterns are the new defacto Scrum standard. In recent years, international Scrum Leadership has been meeting about once a year to write a rationalized foundation for Scrum using Organizational Patterns as a public resource.

[21 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Lean Agile Scotland is a two-day conference focused on the Lean and Agile approaches to software development. It will be preceded by a workshop on September 10.

[19 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Zurich Lean, Agile & Scrum Conference (LAS) is a one day conference that focuses on Lean and Agile approaches for software development. The conference provides both German and English content.

[19 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

The version 3.0 of the Scaled agile Framework (SAFe) has been released. The Scaled agile Framework is a methodology created by Dean Leffingwell to implement Agile practices at enterprise scale.