[31 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Agile Reflections

In his book Agile Reflections, Robert Galen has aggregated multiple articles that he wrote about transitioning to Agile for the online publication PM Times. The book is based on his experience as in Agile coach helping companies in different phases of their transition to Agile software development.

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[27 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

This presentation examines the latest theories from psychology and how they throw new, interesting and sometimes frightening light on the tools, techniques, process and practices that are often the dogma of modern software development.

[23 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Agile France is a two-day conference focused on Agile and Scrum that takes place in Paris. It presents Agile practices, discusses their limitations and explore new approaches. All the presentations are in French.

[21 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

The Scrum Alliance has announced the formation of a Learning Consortium for the Creative Economy. The Learning Consortium comprises a diverse group of organizations in different sectors around the world that are exploring management innovation in the emerging Creative Economy. Learning Consortium organizations include agile42, Autodesk, Brillio, C.H. Robinson International, Ericsson, hhpberlin, Magna International, Menlo Innovations, Microsoft, PENSCO Trust, SolutionsIQ, and SWIFT.

[21 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Integrating UX into an Agile process is not always an easy challenge. In this article, Mike Bulajewski reminds the why the differences between the two vision exist in the first place and proposes some solutions on how they could be solved. This article provides a very interesting point of view of the Agile-UX relationship from the UX side.

[21 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Agile Day Riga is a one-day conference focused on Agile project management and Scrum. Presentations and workshops will be in Latvian, English and Russian.

[9 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

We’ve all been there. You release a new feature, product or service, only to find it isn’t quite what your customers want or need. But by the time you release, it’s too late to make significant changes. Traditionally user experience design has involved a significant amount of upfront user research and design, to ensure we build products that meet customer needs. But this approach doesn’t always work so well within an Agile development environment.

[8 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

The Scrum Alliance has announced that it has named Manuel Gonzalez as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). This is the first time Scrum Alliance has appointed a CEO and signifies the organization’s increasing scale and ambition as it seeks to guide organizations to be prosperous and sustainable through the use of Scrum.

[7 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Technical debt is one of this great new metaphor that is applied to software development and more specially to agile project management approaches like Scrum. As its financial counterpart, technical debt is not necessary a bad thing as long as you are able to manage it wisely. In this article, Don Reinertsen will help you to put some numbers on the costs and benefits of your technical debt.