Friday, September 9, 2016

Your process is agile…Why isn’t your data?

Using an agile data infrastructure, organizations can conquer Big Data challenges with a level of ease, flexibility and performance.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Assumption map as a tool to helps better align what product is expected to do.

Assumption mapping helps you prioritize & focus on what assumptions to test/validate next. i.e. What to learn next, in the sense of Lean Startup’s
“Build, Measure, Learn” cycle. What do we need to learn next? What do we need to measure to learn it? What do we need to build to measure it?
This map helps product owners and their stakeholders better align their assumptions about what their product is expected to do and the people they believe will use their product. This creates a repository of assumptions that can be explored and validated before committing time and money to experimenting, desig...

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Teaching Agile with Minecraft (A great Computer game) #gamification #minecraft

Mincraft, one of the greatest computer gamest can become easly a platform and tool to re-imagine how to teach agile and project management. Here's how.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Games for learning agile specuification

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Can Maintenance Become Agile?

A recurring topic when discussing software projects is the issue of system maintenance, which is always seen as the poor cousin of development methodologies or processes. The same techniques and methods applied to new projects can certainly be applied to maintenance as well, but there are specific aspects that can be better explored if we understand the nature of maintenance.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

How to deal with agile contracts in IT outsourcing?

Agile software development methodologies are hardly new. But figuring out a way to adequately contract for them in IT outsourcing deal is.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

How a Flow Manager Helps Teams Deliver, Fast and Smoothly?

With talented developers, quality advocates and user-experience designers, our teams know how to deliver valuable software. But as we improve service delivery using kanban, who manages flow?There is the need for someone from within the team to take charge for the implementation to stick. The role has some similarities to a Scrum Master role, once removed from the project management aspects it often is loaded with. The purpose of the flow manager is to make the team reflect and act: follows the policies it has created, create new ones when needed, discuss and act on exceptions (issues and oppor...

How to establish a product Discovery Journey?

Most of us are working on solving some pretty hard problems, and it usually ends up taking some fairly complex systems in order to power these solutions. Product Discovery defines what should be built – and why.  Collaboration Is Key.  We are in a big hurry to push something out there in order to learn what works and what doesn’t; yet we don’t want to release something that’s not ready for prime time, and risk hurting our customers and damaging our brand. we need to simultaneously learn fast and also release with confidence. How?