The article was first published on LinkedIn Organisational change has always been a challenging task. The process of starting something new often leads to uncertainty and insecurity. More so, when the end state after the change is not fully comprehended. This is often the case in large scale enterprise #agile transformations. Leading #people through such […]
More and more enterprises want to be #Agile. It is viewed as “the way” to deliver value to their customers. What they are actually looking for is something more fundamental – they want to do more for less. The goals are better profitability, sustaining the business, delighting customers and getting an edge over the competition. […]
#Retrospectives are not just an “#Agile avatar” of the traditional phase end lessons learned processes. They are a core practice of agility. This is what separates the winners from the losers. Those that achieve true business agility and those that don’t. However they are not easy. Too often, especially in large enterprises and programs, they are […]
Presented together with Vinaya Muralidharan at XP India 2016. Blog post related to the topic is available here For more details see here .
(Note: The article was first published on http://www.observationpointblog.com ) #Scrum is by far the most popular #agile methodology. But it requires a specific set of conditions and practices that can be hard to align in agile adoption on an enterprise level. When there are tens of teams involved in a transformation, each team with its […]
Organizations that have just embarked on the #Agile or rather specifically #Scrum journey often struggle to decide the right duration of the #sprint for them. Typically 1-4 weeks is the general recommendation. This decision is rather tricky as there are several factors at play. Two weeks sounds a great idea in terms of early feedback […]
(Note: The article was first published on http://www.observationpointblog.com ) With the fast pace of change in the communications industry, telecom operators need to adapt at lightning speed to stay ahead of the game and serve their customers better. However the pace of change is so fast, that the operators find themselves in a constant state […]
Too often you hear teams that crib – #agile does not work for them. They are getting the same results as waterfall or actually they are worse off than before. When you talk to them and dig deeper, more often it would turn out they are focusing primarily on planning/process improvements – refining their Scrum, […]
An attempt to see #agile from the context of #complexity theory and why compromising on the basics won’t help us be agile. A good understanding of #complexity theory and application would help to have a robust agile implementation.
Imagine there’s no deadlines It’s easy if you try No plan upon us Respond now, Say hi Imagine all the people Living for the sprint…… Imagine there’s no debt It isn’t hard to do Always check the SONAR And the HUDSON too Imagine all the people STOPPING as Build Fails You may say I’m a […]