Have you ever wondered why, when you’ve finally got Agile/Lean working nicely in your software engineering team, managers or ‘outsiders’ can come in and create politics ‘un-necessarily’, despite your best efforts? Have you ever sat there in meetings frustrated and exasperated at the seemingly unnecessary dramatics some participants go through?
We are incessantly, almost compulsively drawn to gatherings of intelligent, creative people. While we are looking to learn ways to change our professional and personal lives for the better with Agile approaches, on a deeper level, we’re compelled because we crave profound change and the inspiration to instigate a revolution.
Similarly to design patterns, present pedagogical patterns solutions to recurring problems in a given context. The wider context for the pedagogical patterns is teaching and learning, especially of technical subjects.
Management and change are key concepts to successfully run businesses on the 21st century.The Lean Flow Paradigm requires a cultural change about how companies and teams are managed. The Kanban approach to change is evolutionary. Kanban simple practices are easily to adopt and effectively raise teams awareness of problems and …
This video describes the role of a Scrum Master and the journey an agile team and the Scrum Master is on. It uses a 2D chart to describe the correlation between the team maturity and the level of self-management.
There are a lot of benefits with having the testers in the Scrum teams working side by side with the developers, and not in a separate test team. However, there are also some negative aspects that can endanger the quality of the work the testers are doing.