Agile, step-by-step development of a data warehouse gives early feedback, frequent incremental benefits and better long term results. Meanwhile, our users and data warehouse developers become respected friends.
Agile, Scrum, Lean and Kanban conferences have been organized all over the world in recent years. With the popularity of the Agile approaches, they have attracted important audiences and therefore started to capture their sessions on video. This article presents a list of the best Agile and Scrum video channels available on YouTube from these conferences.
Agile approaches like Scrum recommend a “just enough” attitude in software development and this is also the case when you discuss tools. Ideally, you would work with a small team that is collocated, but this is not always possible and you might be running your project virtually with a distributed Scrum team scattered around the world.
The Spotify model is a people-driven, autonomous approach for scaling agile that emphasizes the importance of culture and network. The Spotify model champions team autonomy, so that each team (or Squad) selects their framework (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban, etc.). Squads are organized into Tribes and Guilds to help keep people aligned and cross-pollinate knowledge.
Data platforms are becoming more necessary for software development than ever before. However, with the rise of new technologies, the way developers interact with these data has changed as well.
If we have always to remember that it is more important to be Agile than to do Agile, there are still many organizations practicing Scrum in a “cargo cult” mode. In this article, Mark Haynes describes, with a facetious bias, some of the common anti-patterns of Scrum Masters.