Month: April 2016

What Is Management in the Context of Agile

« Project Breathalyzer | Main | 30 Problems That Affect Software Projects » April 17, 2016 What Is Management in the Context of Agile There’s a meme going around in some parts of agile that management is inhumane. This is an extreme view of course, likely informed by anecdotal experience with Bad Management, or worse lack of actual management experience. Managing in the presence of Agile is not the same as managing in traditional domains. The platitude is Stewardship, but that has little actionable outcomes needed to move the work efforts along toward getting value delivered to customers in exchange for money and time. One view of management in Agile can be informed by Governance of the work efforts. Here’s a version of Governance, from “Agile Governance Theory: conceptual development,” Alexandre J. H. de O. Luna, Philippe Kruchten , and Hermano Moura.   Related articles Agile Software Development in the DOD Deadlines Always Matter Risk Management is How Adults Manage Projects Architecture -Center ERP Systems in the Manufacturing Domain IT Risk Management Why Guessing is not Estimating and Estimating is not Guessing Posted at 04:07 PM in Agile, Governance | Permalink Reblog (0) Comments Sign in with Typepad Facebook TwitterGoogle+ and...

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What is your Product POV?

“As a chief executive, never think of your business in terms of what you make and what you sell, you have to think about the deeper human need that you’re satisfying and always be open to other ways of doing that.” — Gary Hamel, US management thinker “If you get caught up in saying, ‘well, this is how we deliver voice service’ or ‘this is how we deliver a financial service’, then you get held hostage by that old product paradigm, rather than saying, ‘no, there’s a completely different way of doing this if we’re willing to use new digital technologies’” — Vish Nandlall, Telstra chief technology officer...

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UX Value Proposition (Peter J Thomson)

O consultor Peter J Thomson trabalha com estratégia de marca e criou um Canvas inspirado em Experiência do Usuário (UX) para ajudar startups a entenderem seus clientes. Inspirada no Canvas homônimo do livro do Alexander Osterwalder, este contém seções que … Continuar lendo...

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Heart of Agile talk by Alistair Cockburn (by Craig Brown)

We recently had Alistair come to the office and give a talk. The Heart of Agile is a fresh look at Agile that strips away a lot f the cruft that has built up over recent years. This video is interesting and useful. It goes for about 50 minutes so find yourself some time and a nice quiet place and sit down and listen. Here it is… VIDEO See original...

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