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. Donâ€™t worry about the second form of the Agile feedback loop (Plan -> Build -> Inspect -> Refactor). It is more easily expanded as weâ€™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