Blog Archives

The Culture Change of DevOps (Video Blog)

This week’s Auspicious Agile Video Blog takes a look at the culture change of DevOps. DevOps requires more than just adopting tools, it also requires changes in culture and the way we work. Here we look at several culture aspects in DevOps to consider.

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Posted in Agile, Agile Adoption, agile manifesto, agile methodology, Agile Teams, Ansible, Budget, DevOps, Docker, Finance, Flow, Innovation, Jenkins, Leadership, lean, Servant Leadership, Software Development, Toolchain

Sticky Notes from the Agile Scaling Tour

“Sticky Notes” from my recent Agile Scaling Speaking Tour covering Agile Scaling Methods (SAFE, LESS, DAD, Spotify, SOS, Nexus). ┬áThis week we cover some key points and learnings from the conferences, and conversations with speakers and participants. Support the Auspicious

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Posted in agile business, agile enterprise, Agile Framework, Agile Scaling, Agile Teams, DevOps, Disciplined Agile Delivery, Large Scale Scrum (LESS), Leadership, lean, Micro-Learning, NEXUS, SAFe, Scrum, Scrum of Scrums, Servant Leadership, Shu-Ha-Ri, Sticky Notes, Uncategorized

The Agile Project Manager?

——- A useful resource on Agile Project Management by Jim Highsmith (Affiliate)

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Posted in Agile, Agile Adoption, agile enterprise, agile methodology, Agile Project Manager, Agile Scaling, Budget, contracts, Legal, Scrum, Servant Leadership

Pointers on Enterprise Agile Transformation

Hi All, This week I want to discuss some pointers to being successful with Enterprise Agile from my experience: Program and Portfolio Planning First when it comes to Agile Program and Portfolio planning it can be very valuable to align

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Posted in Agile, Agile Adoption, agile enterprise, agile methodology, Agile Project Manager, Agile Scaling, Budget, Release Plan, Roadmap Plan, Servant Leadership, T-Shirt Sizing

Adapting Agile Methods for Asia

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Posted in Agile, Agile Adoption, Agile Teams, Asia, Servant Leadership, Uncategorized

The Best Agile Manager I Ever Worked For

As we continue to explore Agile leadership, today I want to talk about the best Agile Manager that I ever worked for. It was several years ago, and I was working as part of a group that did custom software

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Posted in Agile, Agile Adoption, Agile Manager, agile methodology, Agile Teams, Opinion, Scrum, Servant Leadership, Uncategorized

To Lead is Agile

Attending the Scrum Alliance Regional Scrum Gathering in Shanghai (www.scrumgathering.cn) this week the opening Key Note by Harvey Wheaton from Scrum Alliance addressed the role of leaders in Agile. Historically there has been the perception that managers and leaders do

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Posted in Agile, Agile Adoption, agile business, Agile Manager, Agile Teams, Community of Practice, Leadership, Scrum, Servant Leadership