[3 Mar 2015 | 2 Comments | ]
From Software Development to Problem Solving

Agile and Scrum short iterations should provide software development organization with quicker feedback cycles and help them shifting from building the product right to building the right product. In their book “The Lean Mindset”, Mary and Tom Poppendieck provides an original perspective on this issue.

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[25 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

People often say that retrospectives are useless, boring and take too long. This means that they are not done right! The difference between a good and a bad retrospective is the structure and the facilitation.

[24 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

MeisterLabs has announced the release and immediate availability of MeisterTask, an intuitive web-based collaboration tool that ups the standard in efficient – and even enjoyable – task management. Using MeisterTask, employees organize and manage tasks in a customizable environment, with a seamless workflow that allows for unparalleled frictionless creativity.

[24 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Scaling and implementing an Agile approach in large projects is one of the hot topic in the Agile community, a natural consequences of the adoption of Agile by larger corporation. In this blog post, Ritika Nanwani shares some of her observations as a member of a large Scrum project.

[24 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Agile Manchester is a two-day conference focused on Agile software development participants can get knowledge and experience in a practical and peer-based learning context.

[19 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Agile and Beyond is a two-day conference focused on Agile software development and Scrum project management that takes place near Detroit in Dearborn, Michigan. It aimed at taking together software developers, designers, product owners and executives for workshops and presentations focused on Agile and Lean processes.

[17 Mar 2015 | 3 Comments | ]

Trello is a free on-line project management tool that provides a flexible and visual way to organize anything. This approach is naturally close to the visual boards used in the Scrum or Kanban approaches. As the tool as an open architecture, some extensions have been developed for a better implementation of Agile project management in Trello.

[16 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Many organisations have been swept up in agile process adoption, with good reasons! The Agile Party is coming to a close and many organisations are now beginning to look at where they are and have come to the disheartening realisation that, rather than in a new world of embracing change and competitiveness, they have a lot of new processes, not much to show for it, and people are disillusioned enough to begin to revert to older, familiar ways… This is the unfortunate age of the ‘agile hangover’.

[13 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Agile Coach Camp Melbourne is a one-day non-profit un-conference for Agile and Scrum project management coaches in Australia and New Zealand. It allows Agile coaches to get together in a collective learning experience.