Small batch delivery & big batch finance – how to speak the language of “forecasting”

Your team has been trained and coached to deliver new chunks of software in a short time frame. Those using Scrum will be able to deliver in a Sprint. Those using Kanban will deliver as soon as their small feature is done. You’ve learned alternative ways of estimating which don’t include time as a measurement. … More Small batch delivery & big batch finance – how to speak the language of “forecasting”

4 reasons your agile implementation isn’t working

I see four common reasons agile implementations don’t get the benefits hoped for. These reasons include a failure to limit risk, long end-to-end delivery lead times, consistent cost-overruns, and no one knows why you do what you do. Are you in this situation? Read on to see if these match up to your current situation. … More 4 reasons your agile implementation isn’t working

You can’t buy agile like a diet pill

If you’re in the market to improve your company’s ability to delight customers or looking to reduce the time it takes to get new product enhancements to your customer, you’re probably asking about ‘agile’. If you have quality problems that constantly delay releases, you’re probably looking to be ‘agile’. If you’ve noticed that all the … More You can’t buy agile like a diet pill

Software development doesn’t own ‘Agile’. How you can be agile too.

Few talk about being agile without using an agile framework, but yes, you can be. Its quite simple… in theory. To be agile is to be nimble, quick on your feet…to be responsive to change. Don’t believe me? Google the word ‘Agile’. And by the way, there’s more than one way to cook an egg. … More Software development doesn’t own ‘Agile’. How you can be agile too.