When comparing the frequency and granularity of test planning and execution in products developed under Waterfall and Agile methods, we observed that in Agile: we have more tests, in … Continue reading Why Agile test planning makes software quality superior than in Waterfall
Life is done of routines. A routine has a taste of contradiction: sometimes is boring sometimes means comfort, security, trust. Respect a routine implies discipline and recognition about the value we can … Continue reading The Continuous Improvement Cycle
Why should we estimate? What are we considering when we do it? Yes, estimation accuracy is a matter of practice maintaining the same team constant. What and how can we … Continue reading Why should we estimate?
When Agile Transformation enters in a scale process, the challenge starts. It is mandatory regular alignment across the different portfolio levels to make sure that the Transformation occurs.
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I’m very happy to announce today our first Interview with Agile professionals! I invited Mark Ansonia for our first interview with experts in Agile roles. Mark is a very experienced Scrum … Continue reading Interviewing Agile Professionals: Mark Ansonia
We can explore those questions from different angles, but my simplified definition is: a team is a group of individuals moved by a common goal. Everything is better if, in … Continue reading What is a Team? What makes a Team?
Agile Transformation is a test for the executives capacity to drive organizational change and business competitiveness. Agile Transformation affects all management levels and areas in the organization: since Tools, Processes, … Continue reading Agile Transformation is a test for executives courage
When hiring an Agile Transformation Consultancy company it would be good to have clear why are you doing it, what do you expect to achieve with it in the business goals perspective … Continue reading Are you planning to hire a consultancy company to start your Agile Transformation? If yes, you must read this post and do some homework first
Some time ago, I discussed with a colleague about who should lead the Agile Transformation in an Organization: an internal colleague or an external expert consultant? He defended that it should … Continue reading Why should be an external consultant managing the Agile Transformation?
(Munich, Germany) Some time ago, I wrote about the value taken with the execution of Proof of Concepts (POCs), and how important they are to give us confidence for future … Continue reading Planning User Acceptance Tests in parallel with the product complexity increase
(Cabanas Beach, Portugal) A lot was written already in this blog about why we have more advantages adopting Agile methods. The truth is, once an organization decides for an Agile … Continue reading Why is so hard to educate a waterfall project manager to take a role in a Scrum Team?
Type of bugs and CRs we can face, contexts we will face them, who normally will report them into the backlog and the product owner dilemma between occupy capacity with new feature or fixing bugs or improving/ adapting product details.