Agile

By Duri Chitayat | Agile project management posts

Test Driven Development is alive and well

Despite what you might have heard around the industry and on the Internet, Test Driven Development (TDD) is not dead. The practice is still alive and …

DevOps

Continuous improvement--make good management every leader’s daily habit

Continuous improvement at scale—across a whole enterprise—requires management discipline at scale. At a few organizations, digital innovation is …

Management

A business leader’s guide to agile

Agile promises rapidly evolving software and substantial business benefits, but it requires new habits from everyone: from IT and from business …

Project Management

When to Solve Your Team’s Problems, and When to Let Them Sort It Out

After careful review of her harried work life, Charla, an IT manager, discovered that 20% of her time over the previous two months was spent managing escalations. It seemed that each interaction with her team ended with her feeling a need to exercise her authority to rescue them from a crisis. For …

Management

From Prototype to Production: 3 Things You Must Do

There's no substitute for research. Your success depends on knowing what it costs to create your product and finding the best way to build it.<p>Creating new hardware products is hard. No surprise there. Every step along the way has its own pitfalls: idea, proof of concept, functional prototype, …

Entrepreneurship

Continuous Everyone: Engaging People Across the Deployment Pipeline

We have Continuous Integration and we have Continuous Deployment, but what’s continuous across all of what we do is people. Even when tasks are …

DevOps

DevOps for Finance (By O'Reilly) - Download FREE eBook

Facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in professional software development<p>中文<br>• 日本<br>• Fr<br>• Br<p>1,678,354 Jul unique …

DevOps

22 Scrum Master Anti-Patterns From Job Ads

Job ads for Scrum Master or Agile Coach positions reveal a great insight into an organization’s progress to becoming Agile. Learn more about what …

DevOps

What is BDD anyway?

In the modern Software Development world, we have various stakeholders each with its own interest. In general, we can divide the stakeholders into 2 …

Programming

Anatomy of an Agile User Story Map

A user story map is a collaborative practice that guides an agile team in the creation of their product backlog. The story map captures the journey a …

Project Management

Automation is not DevOps

A few years ago, if you would have asked me to define DevOps, my answer would have sounded something like “Mumble mumble automation, mumble, …

DevOps

AWS: Cloud Is ‘The New Norm’ In World Of Agile Development

Cloud is causing a 'changing of the guard' and enabling businesses to pick and choose what best works for them, AWS declares

Agile Development

Civil War — The Testing User Story, Part One

The testing user story — Good or Evil? Which side are you on?<p><b>What is the testing user story?</b><p>The testing user story is an execution of any series of …

User Stories

How to Define Your Product Roadmap by Dan Olsen

I gave this talk at the B2B Growth Marketing Conference on June 29, 2107. In it, I share a framework for defining your product strategy and a process for how to create your product roadmap.

Changing Company Culture Requires a Movement, Not a Mandate

Culture is like the wind. It is invisible, yet its effect can be seen and felt. When it is blowing in your direction, it makes for smooth sailing. When it is blowing against you, everything is more difficult.<p>For organizations seeking to become more adaptive and innovative, culture change is often …

Leadership

How HR Can Become Agile (and Why It Needs To)

If software has eaten the world, then agile has eaten the software world. While initially designed to improve the responsiveness of software development teams, more recently agile has become the default team-based operational model for companies big and small, across industries and sectors, with …

Project Management

Building a technical career path at Spotify

Spotify launched a career path framework for individuals last year. Since then, I’ve spoken to leaders at several other companies about it. This …

Great User Stories for Continuous Deployment

Unity Ads delivers targeted video advertisement to hundreds of millions of mobile phones at staggering rates. We have six teams building the platform …

Agile unlocked: Pivotal uses paired programming and PaaS to bolster cloud app development

The adoption of agile methodologies and working practices is a process enterprise CIOs are increasingly keen for their digital teams to undergo, as …

Project Management

The Key to Ultimate Productivity in Data Science Teams – Agile Data Analysis

Mar 23, 2017<p>When Agile meets big data and machine learning<p>Machine learning is set on an irreversible path to become impactful on how we’ll do our …

Agile Development Spawns a Lexicon

A software development methodology has created more than just code Illustration: Dan Page Illustration: Dan PageThrough this work we have come to …

Project Management

What To Say When You Shouldn't Say 'Yes' And Can't Say 'No'

You are juggling a full slate of work, coaching your team, and driving to tight deadlines. Then you get the call. It’s yet another request for your help from an important collaborator — your boss, a critical cross-functional partner, or an internal or external customer. The request is, as usual, …

Management

Being agile was never about the process

We’ve come a long way since the Agile Alliance published its manifesto back in 2001. It feels like the majority of teams and companies doing software …

Project Management

Do you manage your day, or does your day manage you?

<b>Do you manage your day, or does your day manage you?</b> <br>If you’re like most entrepreneurs, you go through your day like a cowboy: guns blazing, reacting …

Time Management

3 Measures of Momentum

Momentum is like a booster rocket that when when ignited makes obstacles easier to overcome. When a team has momentum, they are “in the zone”. Things …

Management

The simple system that helped me stop obsessing over work—and start prioritizing my family

In my twenties, I was a lean, mean productivity machine. I created an alternative shorthand keyboard on my Blackberry to reduce my keystrokes by 80%. I devoured audiobook biographies of Steve Jobs and other great leaders by listening to them at 2.5x normal speed. I even optimized my workouts by …

Time Management