[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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[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.

[28 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

Hansoft brings Actionable Agile Metrics to developers, managers and executives with the release of Hansoft 8. Hansoft 8 combines Program Management with Business Intelligence in one tool. Decision making on all levels, from the team to the program and portfolio, can now be supported by relevant data visualized with iterative and collaborative dashboards.

[22 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

At the end of each sprint, the Scrum team take some time to think about what could be improved in its Agile process. In this blog post, Natalie Warnert discusses how you could also use the retrospective meeting to look at story sizes after the sprint and determine if they were correctly sized as far as story points are concerned.

[21 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]

The Agile Business Conference has announced that David J Anderson will deliver a keynote at the conference. David is the pioneer of the Kanban Method, an Agile and evolutionary approach to change, and his keynote ‘Fit for Purpose’ – resilience and agility in modern businesses – promises to be both refreshing and eye-opening.  In it David will look at how the Kanban Method enables evolutionary adaptability and how to define fitness criteria metrics to drive effective business performance.

[21 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]

ALE is a community of like-minded people who want to work, talk and have fun together to create a better Agile and Lean community in Europe. The ALE conference is a three-day conference that discusses the Agile, Lean and Scrum topics in software development.

[17 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Enalean, provider of Tuleap, the first Open Source Enterprise suite for Application Lifecycle Management, continues its enterprise quality 100% Open Source strategy by releasing Tuleap 7.

[17 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Agile Alliance will host an Industry Analyst Round Table at the AGILE2014 conference, featuring leading research analysts from Cutter Consortium, Gartner Research, IDC and VDC Research.