Thursday, March 28, 2019

How to Calculate Agile Project Budgets ?

According to a survey conducted by the Harvard Business Review, 17% of IT projects exceed costs by 200%. This is due to the desire to make an exact estimate for the entire project before starting work. ANY estimation or budget given before the actual work is done, is always an educated “guesstimate”. The fault tolerance of the budget depends on the experience and the risk associated with the particular project at hand.  “Budgeting agile projects is impossible because of the nature of agile projects”. so how should we do it?

Monday, March 25, 2019

Quality without QA in an Agile team. Howto?

"The TEAM owns quality. So if the TEAM owns quality, why would we only ask ONE person on the team to do the testing? Many teams have made strides on this front by asking their testers to bring the rest of the team on board with testing. This certainly helps to share the ownership of quality throughout the team, and if your teams haven’t done this yet, I’d strongly recommend it."Matt Dominici

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

What is killing QA in agile? Or is it just an obvious change?

"QA is indeed being killed by agile. That’s because traditional lab and outsourced testing are too slow to keep up with agile sprint and release cadences." Forbs

Monday, March 18, 2019

What does a "Leadership in a VUCA World." means?

Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity. An increasing inability to grasp the world and deal with the things happening around us. "VUCA" is gaining popularity as a term to cover the various dimensions of this ‘uncontrollable’ environment. In VUCA managers need to adapt the way to navigate.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Agile project management metrics - Howto

Friday, March 1, 2019

What is agile leadership?

"We may think that Agile Leadership is just “Good Leadership” and we have just added ”Agile”.  This is not the case. Agile Leadership feels very different from traditional leadership.  The differences are in leadership style and the willingness to expand capacity and extend capabilities to be more Agile.  This also feels very different to leadership where leaders are going through the motions of just doing Agile because of some wider directive." (2)

How financial institutes go agile?

Incorporating and embracing agile transformation is no longer a “nice to have” for businesses, it’s a must—especially for financial services companies. They are typically large, complex organizations. they are highly regulated and highly centralized with hierarchical structure.
In order for financial services companies to keep their services in demand, they must embrace agile transformation.