SCRUM vs. KanBan

IT Toolbox

I had an interesting conversation today with the Director of SW Engineering I work with. He was relating some meetings he was in where various corporate IT leaders were discussing agile methodologies and how to standardize them across the company. It seems that we have two flavors of what can loosely be called "agile" development going on. The first type was being

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The Downside Of digital Labs For Financial Innovation

Forrester IT

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Scrum. Agile at scale Application Development DevOps SaFE Scrum XP agile software development water-agile-fallThis year I'm excited to have my team colleague Amanda joining me in the bi-annual Forrester Agile at Scale Adoption survey. For the 2017 study we've added a few more questions in areas that we see organizations are struggling with.

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Scaling Agile for the Enterprise

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Agile is applicable to many scenarios; for example, Extreme Programming (XP) zeroes in on software engineering while wrapping in novel approaches to boost quality, and Scrum is the most widely adopted agile method. Agile extreme programming scaled agile framwork scaling agile scrum

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What Agile Teams Can Learn From 1st Graders

Social, Agile and Transformation

When I saw this hanging in my daughter''s classroom I knew it needed to be shared with Scrum Masters and other agile team members. So much what makes agile teams successful is dependent on their collaboration - establishing a shared understanding of priorities, solving problems, developing solutions, resolving blocks, and improving practices. A big part of this collaboration occurs in both.

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New Agile Teams - Common Questions, Simple Answers

Social, Agile and Transformation

Today, less than one hundred days into this position, we have Scrum running in three programs and Kanban. Many readers of Social, Agile, and Transformation know that I''ve recently started a new position as Global CIO of Greenwich Associates. When I came in, I committed to the team that we would rapidly adopt Agile Development and Agile Planning practices in order for us to fulfill our goals.

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No Scrum Master? No Problem - Social, Agile, and Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

No Scrum Master? How should Enterprises fill the Scrum Master Role? I field this question very often and especially from members of technology organizations where agile and scrum in particular is being introduced top down from Management. Ive blogged a bit on Product Owners in the Enterprise and Why Project Managers are still needed , but what about Scrum Masters? Note: Scrum of scrums really works for this scenario!). No Scrum Master?

Enterprise Agile: One Size Does Not Fit All

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While agile teams typically plan in isolation without formal communication mechanisms beyond the scrum of scrums, Architecture Driven Agile promotes a progressive planning process that is required to move requirements from vision to story success. Guest post by Tim Mattix.

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Balancing Speed in Agile

IT Toolbox

Recently I discussed the difference between SCRUM and Kanban based agile software development. I’m guessing that some out there think that one of these methods might be better than the other. I can imagine that someone might think that whichever produces the fastest release rate or hits some target cycle. Hang on just a minute. That’s a false value. Faster is not

Top Ten Thoughts for SCRUM Newbies - Social, Agile, and.

Social, Agile and Transformation

Top Ten Thoughts for SCRUM Newbies. My colleagues and I from BusinessWeek gave a presentation last week covering our agile planning and development process and ended with an intro to SCRUM by @silviogalea. Roughly the same time, @jurgenappelo posted an excellent, easy to follow slideshare on The Zen of SCRUM 1.0. Ideally the product owner or the Scrum Master. Scrum Process Reply Delete Add comment Load more. Top Ten Thoughts for SCRUM Newbies.

The top 12 overused IT terms

ComputerWorld IT Management

IT is no different, offering us clouds, ecosystems, waterfalls, sprints and scrums, and even cookies and breadcrumbs. Every part of the corporate world has its share of unusual and even strange jargon.

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Networking the Cloud for IoT - Pt. 2 Stressing the Cloud

Cloud Musings

Dwight is a Certified Scrum Master and teaches courses in Architecture, Requirements, and IVV&T. Dwight Bu e s & Kevin Jackson This is Part 2 of a three part series that addresses the need for a systems engineering approach to IoT and cloud network design.

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Networking the Cloud for IoT - Pt. 1: IoT and the Government

Cloud Musings

Dwight is a Certified Scrum Master and teaches courses in Architecture, Requirements, and IVV&T.

Are You Agile Enough for Polyglot Programming?

CTOvision

Being agile doesn’t mean you have to all go learn a complete Agile framework like Scrum or SAFe , complete with all the new jargon of sprints, and scrum masters. Nathaniel Crocker. In Europe many people are polyglots—people who speak multiple languages. In America? Not so much.

IT Applications: Four Roles for Business Analysts to Play on Agile Projects

CEB IT

Scrum master : A less common option is for BAs to take on what is essentially the team leader role; typically called a “ scrum master ” in Agile terms.

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Networking the Cloud for IoT – Pt 3 Cloud Network Systems Engineering

Cloud Musings

Dwight is a Certified Scrum Master and teaches courses in Architecture, Requirements, and IVV&T. Dwight Bues & Kevin Jackson (This is Part 3 of a three part series that addresses the need for a systems engineering approach to IoT and cloud network design.

Why Is Enterprise IT Continually Reorganizing?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Big shifts in company strategy aren't all that unusual these days -- it's a healthy, competitive scrum out there in the business world. It's become an obligatory part of most enterprise IT conversations I have -- what's the latest org structure?

Federal Government Signals Interest In Several Key Leading Edge Technologies

CTOvision

Cloud infrastructure and mobile applications are still major aspects within the field using project management and technical approaches like SCRUM which employs real-time decision-making processes based on actual events and information. By Bob Gourley.

Agile Process Improvement Using. Agile! - Social, Agile, and.

Social, Agile and Transformation

When I talk to leaders and teams about agile and scrum, they get the basics right away - sprint length, stand ups, commitments, getting to done, and basic backlog management. Who should be the scrum master? If you are using a coach, Id recommend using them as a Scrum Master on this team. Reply Delete sorna 7:25 AM Thanks for sharing, I will bookmark and be back again Scrum Process Reply Delete Add comment Load more. Social, Agile, and Transformation.

16 Top Project Management Methodologies

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SCRUM. If you’re new to Project Management, the number of different methodologies (and acronyms) can be mind-boggling. We’ve broken 16 common project management methodologies into bite-sized pieces to help you choose the best approach for your next project.

We're an Agile Family! - Social, Agile, and Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

But to be a agile family with a scrum board, and family retrospectives? Social, Agile, and Transformation.

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Enterprise Agile Development - Why you still need Project Managers.

Social, Agile and Transformation

Ive been asked lately about the role of project managers on agile or SCRUM teams. Some specifics: Scrum and agile are very team and inward facing. Social, Agile, and Transformation. I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 and business transformation. Thursday, March 26, 2009.

Top 7 Ingredients to Establishing an Agile Development Practice.

Social, Agile and Transformation

More and more teams and companies are considering agile processes, SCRUM, Extreme, or hybrids to either pilot new initiatives or to establish the practice. Bring in agile coaches, but manage them well - The agile manifesto is one page in length and while there are many books on agile and SCRUM, tailoring the process to your organizational needs requires time and experience. Social, Agile, and Transformation.

Measuring Costs in Agile Delivery - Social, Agile, and Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

Measuring actual costs turns out to be an easier process assuming that you have a tool to manage the backlog and a scrum master running daily standups. Social, Agile, and Transformation. I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 and business transformation. Monday, March 11, 2013.

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How To Get a Team to Think Agile - Social, Agile, and Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

The problem is, using agile process (scrum specifically) for planning, problem solving, developing a strategy, documenting an architecture requires some discipline and thinking a little differently. Social, Agile, and Transformation. I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 and business transformation.

Is Your Enterprise Ready for Agile Development? - Social, Agile.

Social, Agile and Transformation

Agile proponents did themselves a favor adopting the generic agile development to represent processes like SCRUM, Extreme Programming, etc. Also, agile practitioners (product owners, scrum masters, developers, etc.) Social, Agile, and Transformation.

My Time Leading Tech at BusinessWeek - Social, Agile, and.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I'll always remember the Business Exchange team as being one of the best Scrum teams I have worked with. No Scrum Master? Social, Agile, and Transformation.

Getting Enterprise Executives to buy in to an Agile Development.

Social, Agile and Transformation

Agile practices (SCRUM, XP , etc.) We didnt spend a lot of time discussing SCRUM or other approaches internally or with executives. Social, Agile, and Transformation. I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 and business transformation. Monday, November 24, 2008.

Content Agility at Marklogic's Digital Publishing Symposium - Social.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I then discussed how BusinessWeek moved to an agile development process (specifically, SCRUM), to build its newest product, the Business Exchange. 1 comment: shannon 7:16 PM Any tips for how to budget when using SCRUM rather than waterfall? Social, Agile, and Transformation.

Four Phases of Maturing Enterprise Agile Development

Social, Agile and Transformation

Your coach will probably have a program, but heres one on How to Implement Scrum in 10 Easy Steps. Also, see my Top Ten Thoughts for SCRUM Newbies. Agile Software Development with Scrum Reply Delete InnomaxMediaLLP 4:52 AM Hey friend! Social, Agile, and Transformation.

Larger Scale Agile Development - Social, Agile, and Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

It covers agile release planning, scrum of scrums, and a number of other advanced topics. Social, Agile, and Transformation. I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 and business transformation. Monday, September 01, 2008. Larger Scale Agile Development.

Adopting Agile Development - The role of the CIO - Social, Agile.

Social, Agile and Transformation

5) Help the team make it successful - Make sure all team members have a basic foundation in an agile (probably scrum) process. I highly recommend training and ideally an agile coach if you can afford it, but at minimum make sure you have a team lead (scrum master.) Social, Agile, and Transformation.

Maturing agile development without a maturity model - Social, Agile.

Social, Agile and Transformation

Recognize that process is always in a state of flux and improvement, so when improvements are needed or opportunities identified use an agile / SCRUM process to schedule, commit, and measure improvements. Next post: SCRUM for Process Maturity. Social, Agile, and Transformation.