The #1 Characteristic of Agile DNA

Last week I attended a workshop provided by Patrick Verheij, who is a board member of the Agile Consortium. Patrick explained the foundation of Agile and shared a characteristic of “Agile DNA” within organizations: The amount of spontaneous experiments and learning initiatives that take place throughout the organization I can only wholeheartedly agree with this statement, […]

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What Product Ownership might entangle

What is a ‘Product Owner’? Scrum is a framework for product development, and specifically well suited for complex products. The Product Owner is the role in Scrum to bring the business perspective to the team(s) creating and sustaining a software product. The Product Owner acts as the single representative toward the Development Team(s) for all stakeholders, internal and external, whether they […]

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The Agile Paradigm (wishing you a great 2016)

The domination of software development by a paradigm of industrial views and beliefs, a copy-paste of old manufacturing routines and theories, got us in a crisis. The attempts to overcome this crisis by fortifying the industrial approach are without result. The flaws and problems are huge, known and well documented. The crisis largely continues to this day.   The seeds of a new world […]

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How to Build a Scrum Team with Contractors?

Within companies that use Scrum properly the organization is built around fixed, cross-functional, self-organizing teams who are given the freedom and responsibility to think of a strategy they believe will result in the best product. Everyone around the development team is focused on supporting and facilitating the teams in building the desired product. In consultation […]

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Débuter le voyage vers les bases de données.

Base données Agile – Débuter le voyage !

Comme on l’a vu durant la présentation, l’Agilité a des impacts à tous les niveaux et touche même les bases de données. Pour être capable de travailler efficacement dans un contexte Agile, le DBA doit ajuster sa manière de travailler autant en conception, que durant la réalisation ainsi qu’au moment de déployer l’application. Dans les prochaines semaines, j’écrirai […]

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