In This Issue
- 2010 State of Agile Development Survey Results
See the Results and Grab a Copy
- Becoming Lean - The Why, What and How
Read Alan Shalloway’s Agile Journal Article
- Scaling Up by Scaling Down
Watch Amr Elssamadisy’s InfoQ Presentation
- Outdated Success Criteria
Read Derek Huether’s Blog Post
- Agile Tools: Adapt or Perish
Read Lisa Morgan’s SD Times Article
2010 State of Agile Development Survey Results
The wait is over! The 5th Annual State of Agile Development Survey Results are in and with nearly 5,000 participants from over 90 countries, it's the largest agile survey of its kind. See what your peers are saying about the biggest challenges and benefits of implementing agile, top reasons for adopting agile and which agile methodologies are most popular.
See the Results and Grab a Copy!
Becoming Lean - The Why, What and How
Think Lean only applies to manufacturing? Think again. Alan Shalloway gives his thoughts on how to apply Lean to software development, the importance of delivering value rather than managing costs and how organizations can use Lean to improve their ability to learn.
Read Alan Shalloway’s Agile Journal Article.
Scaling Up by Scaling Down
There is no "I" in team but don't overlook the fact that teams are made up of individuals. Amr Elssamadisy talks about the importance of focusing on individuals when scaling agile, how successful agile teams are constantly learning and the importance of individual responsibility and ownership on agile teams.
Watch Amr Elssamadisy’s InfoQ Presentation.
Outdated Success Criteria
Should the success of a project only be measured by the triple constraints - cost, time and scope? Derek Huether thinks this concept is outdated and gives his ideas on how to incorporate other success criteria, such as customer satisfaction, when evaluating projects. But wait, there's more - be sure to check out the comments for even more great insights.
Read Derek Huether’s Blog Post.
Agile Tools: Adapt or Perish
Evaluating agile tools based solely on features? Big mistake. Lisa Morgan knows how confusing it can be to pick the right agile tools for your environment. She shares her thoughts on common mistakes to avoid, what to look for when selecting an agile tool and things to consider as your organization scales its agile initiatives.
Read Lisa Morgan’s SD Times Article.
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