I was recently asked to summarize the quality dynamics when explaining the difference between traditional approaches and an Agile way of working. This is what I have collected so far.Continue reading “Comparing Quality Dynamics of Traditional with Agile Approaches”
The “Definition of Done” is not for wimps!
We can talk all day about the intent of our Scrum teams delivering product increments in small iterations, learning from real customer feedback and delivering real customer value along the way.Continue reading “The “Definition of Done” is not for wimps!”
Some agile or serious agile?
Others have thought and written about this already. Can you achieve significant benefits by just “cherry picking” some of the agile practices? You can — you may just find yourself disappointed about the results.Continue reading “Some agile or serious agile?”
The optics of going Agile
During the time of increased pressure to adapt to ever-changing circumstances it becomes apparent that innovative digital solutions are challenging the value of traditional products and business models even more than before. Many organizations shift to an Agile way of working in order to improve their ability to learn from the feedback of existing and new customers quickly enough so that they can adapt and serve their customers’ needs better than other new or existing businesses could.Continue reading “The optics of going Agile”
Is agile about speed or about quality?
There are a number of great observations worth reflecting about in this article https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/do-we-still-need-quality-management-agile-delivery-world-shanks/ by Misha Shanks. Her discussion whether “Agile [is] more about quality or speed — or can it be about both?” caught my particular attention as I am repeatedly drawn into similar debates. Misha actually quotes Bob Galen, one of the veterans in the field:Continue reading “Is agile about speed or about quality?”