Posts Tagged: adoption

Agile teams won’t do the trick

Why are many lean & agile adoptions not delivering the expected results? Is it because of their lack of experience? Is there not enough focus on learning? Did they forget about change management? Are they not doing Agile by the

Agile teams won’t do the trick

Why are many lean & agile adoptions not delivering the expected results? Is it because of their lack of experience? Is there not enough focus on learning? Did they forget about change management? Are they not doing Agile by the

The new hype in software development

Last week I visited Gothenburg, Sweden for the first Software Passion Summit.  I was invited to speak at this brand new event. As with all new conferences, their tends to be a special atmosphere in the air.  Curious tension, enthusiasm,

The new hype in software development

Last week I visited Gothenburg, Sweden for the first Software Passion Summit.  I was invited to speak at this brand new event. As with all new conferences, their tends to be a special atmosphere in the air.  Curious tension, enthusiasm,

Feeling the theory of constraints

I’m often so focused on trying to do things right, that it feels like I’m driving a car at 200 km/h.  Sure, things go fast and I’m really paying attention to the road ahead, but I’m missing out on all

Feeling the theory of constraints

I’m often so focused on trying to do things right, that it feels like I’m driving a car at 200 km/h.  Sure, things go fast and I’m really paying attention to the road ahead, but I’m missing out on all

5 arguments against Kanban

(image by Saltatempo) When you’re thinking about using Kanban to manage your value flow, you will hear some tough arguments against it.  This is normal and not related to Kanban, it happens with every change initiative.  I’ve compiled a list of

5 arguments against Kanban

(image by Saltatempo) When you’re thinking about using Kanban to manage your value flow, you will hear some tough arguments against it.  This is normal and not related to Kanban, it happens with every change initiative.  I’ve compiled a list of

A slap in the face by Context

(picture by Vermin Inc) Once again context has slapped me in the face. When trying to figure out a better way to deliver software in a company, I can’t deny that I always start with what I know.  In a

A slap in the face by Context

(picture by Vermin Inc) Once again context has slapped me in the face. When trying to figure out a better way to deliver software in a company, I can’t deny that I always start with what I know.  In a

2 ideal cases for continuous flow

Following up on my previous post, here are the benefits that I see in applying a continuous flow instead of iterations. There are 2 cases in which I prefer a continuous flow: 1. The team is responsible for developing new software AND doing

2 ideal cases for continuous flow

Following up on my previous post, here are the benefits that I see in applying a continuous flow instead of iterations. There are 2 cases in which I prefer a continuous flow: 1. The team is responsible for developing new software AND doing

Agile doesn’t always stick

  While the agile values and principles seem to be common sense to most people who discover them, some people abandon them after a while. This is a real mystery to me. Why would you even consider changing back to

Agile doesn’t always stick

  While the agile values and principles seem to be common sense to most people who discover them, some people abandon them after a while. This is a real mystery to me. Why would you even consider changing back to