Recently I have been looking up at the sky a lot. Wondering about this and that, is it going to rain, why do those clouds look so good? Is it time for bed, or to eat? Yes I have been on holiday and the whole world appeared different. I am now no longer on holiday […]
How to apply Agile Principles to large scale transformations I have been asked if Agile methodologies can be scaled successfully. The obvious answer is yes, for if they can not be scaled the methodologies have no agility. In reality the scaling process does involve methods that are additional to those identified as Agile Software Development. These methods work well with and are […]
Avoiding disasters by including Legal subject matter experts in agile/lean teams. A friend responded to some comments I made about Agile and Lean Program Management. She said that not all elements of a program can fit into a set Lean and Agile principles. Hmph! name one I challenged. There are in fact quite a few that […]
Search out the domain experts and listen. Providing analysis is on occasion an extremely rewarding activity. When you see your advice making a substantial and beneficial difference to a business it is very thrilling, and better than any other form of reward. Why is this? Well it is difficult to not get involved with a […]
Sometimes I think this declaration does not need repeating but 13 years on it still makes a lot of sense and amazingly these few assertions continue to be of interest and feel fresh and new. We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it. Through this work we […]
For a while now we have recommended having a blog as a very good option to having a brochure web site. Well it is time for us to take our own advice. A web based application is another creature, it has to do other things, it has to transact, it has to calculate, it has […]
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