Agile change and transformation

Compasses, Trees and Pains

July 26, 2011 0

This article uses a tree metaphor to explains that Scrum is a very tiny yet powerful machine that will not achieve its goal if you customize it.

Why Scrum Will Never Work

July 14, 2011 0

In this funny blog post, Maurits Rijk lists the reasons that people will give to explain why Scrum will never work. A “dilbertian” exercise well done and that you shouldn’t take literally. Or maybe yes! ;o)

Driving Major Change: The Balance Between Methods and People

July 13, 2011 0

The foundation of this success relies on flexible and rapid development methodologies and the creation and sustainment of a collaborative social environment by which various communities unify to provide capabilities in a common framework. In the context of new strategy development, the intent of this article is to describe the challenges of implementing an innovative and collaborative environment in the context of scaling an agile system engineering method to a large combined effort.

Barriers to Scrum Adoption

June 28, 2011 0

This is an article about opposition to Scrum. Most of the challenges in Scrum adoption aren’t technical, but social. Because Scrum makes ineffectiveness obvious and control organic, some people will fight tooth and nail to stop the effort.

A CEO Path to Agile

April 28, 2011 0

A CEO discusses three barriers that prevent Agile adoption: the management team, the technical team and the CEO himself.

The Role of the Manager in Scrum

March 29, 2011 0

In this article, Pete Deemer discusses what role should be given to the managers in an organization that is transitioning to Scrum.

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