Agile change and transformation
After a first article about the negative sides of Agile certifications from the Agile practitioners’ perspective, Mark Haynes explores, again with a facetious bias, certifications in an organizational context.
The fact that ths book “Agile Project Management” by Jim Highsmith is already at his second edition after a first publication in 2004 says something about its value. In one of his definition of Agile, Jim Highsmith says, “Agility is the ability to balance flexibility and stability”.
Based on a true story of the lessons learned coaching two Scrum teams on one product. Why is it that the same coaching techniques, in the same environment, can lead to drastically different outcomes? Learn how to identify the culture cycle and break bad habits to unlock the power of Agile team self-management.
Ignoring impediments is one of the fastest ways to sabotage your Agile transformation. Agile is not a cure, it will on the contrary uncover issues. So Agile transformation efforts must overcome a myriad of challenges to achieve success.
There was a time when software developers worked with consultants that will do things for their company or teach some technical knowledge. Agile approaches have brought forward another type of people: coaches.
The world is shifting from waterfall to Agile software development and technology is changing fast. Amidst all this, security teams are not able to keep up with this pace. This has led to increase in the number, size and frequency of breaches & supply chain attacks. This talk discusses how to hack the developer mindset to build security into the product/application; also, the methods and means to make it effective at scale.
We often find ourselves in complex situations without recognizing what makes them complex. Fortunately, understanding the context can help us to benefit from the situation by reducing or even increasing the complexity.