An excellent article by Stefan Wolpers that consolidates his findings of common failure patterns for agile scrum xp, lean/kanban implementations. Agile Failure Patterns in Organizations 2.0 reblogged with permission from Mr. Wolpers.
Originally posted on Culture Reinvented!:
Hello World, I have been working with the agile teams for a long time. Agile has gifted a lot of meetings viz. planning, grooming, retrospective, etc. Retrospectives are one of the most powerful and often the most ignored meetings as they end up as boring and ineffective. Hence, a lot…
Originally posted on Michael O. Church:
Note: My first novel, Farisa’s Crossing, will be released in spring 2022. Agility is a good thing, no doubt, and the Agile Manifesto isn’t unreasonable. Compared to a straw-man practice called “Waterfall”, Agile is notably superior. Yet, so much of Agile as-practiced is deeply harmful, and I don’t really…
We have large swaths of people doing “flaccid agile,” a half-hearted attempt at following a few select software development practices, poorly.
Agile Transformations and ROI This question was asked recently on a social network Scrum group. I thought that it was very relevant and also a common request from executives that desire an evaluation of ROI for agile transformations. However, it is important to consider both efficiency and the effectiveness of your agile transformation.
The key is to establish a consistent organizational communication using common terms and language.