Slides from my talk in silicon valley on my ODIM and Rally’s Performance Index frameworks for agile measurement.
Tag Archives: Agile
Q: I would be interested in anything you might have about rolling out Agile on a team that depends on components created by non-Agile teams. In particular, how that is affected by different approaches to Quality between teams in the … Continue reading
Recently, I have had the chance to work closely with a number of projects that were not pure software. They all had some software or firmware component but they also included an electronics or even mechanical design aspect. Below are … Continue reading
I’m on board with the Agile approach to software development and I have a strong history with process approaches to improvement (ISO-9000, CMM, CMMI, TSP, etc.). That said, I have always believed that the quality of the people doing the … Continue reading
We need to target our efforts at the primary form of the Agile feedback loop (Visibility -> Retrospection -> Adaptation) and make our case in the retrospection phase after Agile teams have experienced trouble by not doing enough design, requirements, or quality activities. Don’t worry about the second form of the Agile feedback loop (Plan -> Build -> Inspect -> Refactor). It is more easily expanded as we’ve seen with the introduction of Iteration Zero proposals. Continue reading
Agile is particularly attractive to two very different groups: 1) those whose organizations don’t already have evolved practices, and 2) those whose processes have grown to become burdensome. In both cases, there is a tendency to make your first Agile … Continue reading