• Issue 99 - March 6, 2017

    AGILE

    What’s Next?

    What comes after Agile? How do you start with learning about that? Toyota has been Lean for years.  Lean enables them to do things like the Prius. They improve continuously. Can we learn something from them? Here are a few ideas.

    Agile for Non-IT

    Organisations have improved their flexibility and delivery speed with an Agile mindset, and many have successfully scaled Agile through every department. If you’re a non-IT team that wants to adopt the Agile mindset, you will likely encounter some resistance to change. How do you help them? Here are a few ideas.

    allaboutagile.com

    Re-ver-sify

    You’ve been practicing Agile for a while. You’d followed Scrum. How do you re-imagine Scrum to re-vers-ify your organisation? Here’s an interesting take on it.

    dzone.com

    8 Stances of the Scrum Master

    What can a Scrum Master teach the Development Team, Product Owner, and organisation? How do they teach the team everything upfront, give them the opportunity to fail and learn from their mistakes? Or do they? Have a look.

    dzone.com/articles

    People are at the center of every enterprise and, hence, the key to the enterprise success. For Agile leaders people are not the cause of the problem but are part of the solution. An Agile leader has completely different, human-centric tools at their disposal. Here are a few.

    www.solutionsiq.com

    More Predictable Than Waterfall

    Many companies that are not hitting their targets using Waterfall methods may not hit them initially when they switch to Agile.  But Agile provides a vehicle for improving the underlying causes of lack of predictability. How does Agile help improve that? Read on.

    www.netobjectives.com

    Think about your first day on the job. If you’re like most people, you felt excited and were eager to get down to work. Just a few months later that excitement dissipated and you began to feel dissatisfaction, or boredom. How do we keep ourselves and teams motivated? Here’s a quick win.