The way traditional businesses approach the management and organization of creative, intellectual workers is wrong. By throwing away everything that blocks productivity (meetings, deadlines, managers, titles, strict vacation policies, etc) and treating your employees as the responsible adults that they are, huge amounts of potential can be unlocked and employee happiness and retention can be at unprecedented highs.
Videos on Scrum and Agile Project Management
This short video explains how to integrate user experience with agile development processes.
Agile coaches need to be able to teach the agile framework their teams will use in 10 minutes or less. Why? Because they will have to teach it hundreds of times to new team member joins or when a manager stands in the team’s way. This video shows how Lyssa Adkins teaches the Scrum framework. Use her example as a starting point and get good at delivering your own version.
This is a funny but realistic time-lapse video of a scrumboard and burndown chart taken during a 9 day sprint.
This video shows a discussion on how agile techniques rebuild trust between IT and business at the 10 Years of the Agile Manifesto conference.
A CEO discusses three barriers that prevent Agile adoption: the management team, the technical team and the CEO himself.
Using agile principles IT organizations can be more responsive to their business needs, focusing upon delivering working software at quickly as possible. However they often fail to incorporate the end customer- the user- into the product development process.