While it is true to say that people’s attitudes and beliefs are key to implementing an agile project, or Agile in itself, much of the use of the term ‘mindset’ implies a mental model that can be defined and engineered.
From the perspective of Scrum, metrics and KPI evaluations are a few of the last frontiers in the process for continuous improvement. In this article, Lucas Napoli shares some metrics and KPIs that Agile software development teams should be aware of.
For a long time Spotify people have tried to convince the world that there is no “Spotify Model” and if there ever was one, Spotify isn’t using it anyway and you shouldn’t either. And yet, countless organizations are using the Spotify model to drive their Agile transformations and scale Agile, some of them claiming huge successes.
As agile software development approaches are more and more adopted in software development organizations, the title of this book from Kurt Bittner and Ian Spence seems to be right on the target. “Managing Iterative Software Development Projects” contains two major parts.
Getting Agile working at a team level is relatively straightforward. Overcoming challenges at scale is more difficult. In this video, two experts discuss using SAFe, Scrum@Scale, and LeSS to improve your organizational agility.
Business value, business value, business value. This presentation from Allan Kelly explores how to put a value on stories in a backlog while uncovering new requirements, elaborating specifications and valuable opportunities.
Now that Agile has established itself as the dominant new trend in software development, the number of books that deal with this topic is increasing every day. Besides the fact that Mike Cohn is a recognized expert in the area of agile project management, why should you buy “Succeeding with Agile” rather any other book published on the same topic?