In This Issue
- Eye on the Prize: Best Practices for Aligning Agile Efforts with Business Goals
- VersionOne Announces Summer 2007 Release
- Leader of the Band
- Become a Famous Agilist at AgileAdvert.org
Thank you to all those who participated in the Agile survey! There ended up being almost 1,700 completed surveys from 71 countries! Look for results being announced at Agile 2007 and in the August edition of Agile Chronicles.
Eye on the Prize: Best Practices for Aligning Agile Efforts with Business Goals
The Agile Journal recently had a great article on aligning development with business goals. This happens to be quite timely with our latest software release which includes support for exactly this.
A phrase heard often in Agile discussions is "let the product lead." Applied correctly, these four words powerfully focus an Agile team's energy directly on work that provides the highest business value. Traditional engineering practices that focus on process often divert a technology team's energy away from quick delivery of business value, and toward design of infrastructure and architecture. Deep focus on technology decisions breaks the line-of-sight with busine...
VersionOne Announces Summer 2007 Release
The summer release of V1: Agile Enterprise, available immediately, enables teams to deliver on the challenges of enterprise adoption. V1: Agile Enterprise extends "upstream" to include strategic planning and incorporates support for complex, multi-project, multi-team environments.
Learn more about new features supporting:
- Strategic Planning
- Enterprise Team Support
- Epic Management
To read more CLICK HERE
Leader of the Band
When it comes time to choose a ScrumMaster, who should you choose? A technical guru? A political mastermind? A visionary? In this article, Mike Cohn describes six attributes to look for in a potential ScrumMaster.
To read the article CLICK HERE
Become a Famous Agilist at AgileAdvert.org
Google and VersionOne have joined up to launch the Agile Advert promotion. Create a short video that has something to do with Agile development (your Agile Advert) and upload it at www.agileadvert.org where you can vote on other videos using the YouTube rating system.
The top videos will be presented and rewarded at the Google party during the Agile 2007 conference in Washington, DC. Subject matter can be anything from ridiculous to serious - have fun with it.
Check out Agile Advert CLICK HERE
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