You believe an agile software development method might be the right answer for your team or business, but you aren’t sure how to begin. You’ve heard transitioning to an agile process from a traditional process is fraught with potential dangers but know teams that do it well succeed by taking small, but steady, steps. Before you begin, you need to know how to get your… Read more
Too many teams view planning as something to be avoided, and too many organizations view plans as something to hold against their development teams. The truth is planning is important for all projects, including agile ones. What you need to know, however, is how to create a project plan that looks forward six to nine months—and yet is accurate and useful.
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With so many agile processes available, it can be hard to tell what is right for you. When the leading agile processes vary from the heavy weight to the extremely lightweight, how do you choose? No matter your role in the organization, if you’re trying to choose the next development method for your business, what you need to know is what these processes entail once… Read more
You’ve heard all the hype about agile software development processes, but you are left wondering, if there’s so much to like about agile, why do some team members resist it so strongly? You also want to know how to overcome the many excuses people give for why agile can never work for them.
In these presentations agile expert, author, and trainer Mike Cohn explores… Read more
You’ve likely heard of agile development processes like Scrum and XP. You might have even begun to implement them at the team level in your organization. What you are beginning to realize, however, is while starting an agile transition is easy, scaling agile practices across an organization is much harder. You want to achieve long-term, sustained success across your… Read more
You know that you want to become a more agile development organization, but you aren’t sure how to begin. You’ve heard of successful, non-agile transitions where a strong, visionary leader plants a stake in the ground and says, “Let's take our organization there.” You might have also been a part of change efforts that started with a lone team thinking, “Who cares… Read more