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DevSecOps Putting Security at the Heart of DevOps

DevSecOps RSA Conference 2017 in San Francisco and DevSecCon in Singapore will both take place in February, and point to the trend toward merging DevOps and security, a combination called DevSecOps. DevSecOps – the combination of DevOps and Security (or

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Posted in Agile, Cyber Security, DevOps, DevSecOps Manifesto, News, Security, Toolchain, Uncategorized

Design Thinking

This week we take a deeper look into the process behind design thinking.  The process varies depending on the company or organization, but the there are several steps that are common to most Design Thinking processes. Support the Auspicious Agile

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Posted in Agile, agile business, agile methodology, Design, Design Thinking, Discover, Ethnography, Gnowbe, Ideate, Innovation, Prototyping, Synthesis, Uncategorized

A Tale of Two (Lean) Start-ups

This week’s Auspicious Agile Video Blog takes a look at two real start-up companies.  We will look at how the principles of Lean Start-up (think Agile for Businesses) applies to each of the companies.  We will see where each company

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Posted in Agile, agile business, agile methodology, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurship, lean, lean startup, Learning, Scrum, Uncategorized

The Universe of “Agile” Methods

There are a broad array of “Agile” methods.  From Transformation Design, and Design Thinking, to Agile Scaling, Lean & Kanban, Scrum & DevOps.  This week we take a look at the spectrum of Agile methods from the business oriented to

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Posted in Agile, Agile Framework, agile manifesto, agile methodology, Agile Scaling, Business Agility, Design Thinking, DevOps, Disciplined Agile Delivery, kanban, Large Scale Scrum (LESS), lean, lean startup, SAFe, Scrum, Transformation Design, Uncategorized, vuca, XP

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).  This 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

Agile for Business Micro Learning Course

My new Agile for Business Agile Micro-Learning course for iPhone (App Store) and Android (Google Play Store) – available on the Gnowbe platform.  Learn about Agile methods in about 15 minutes a day! Register as a new user with your

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Posted in Agile, agile business, Gnowbe, Learning, Micro-Learning, Uncategorized

Nuances for Agile Budgeting

Hi All, This week I would like to revisit Agile budgeting.  In the last Auspicious Agile video blog post we discussed some approaches that can be used to budget for Agile projects.  This week we will look at some nuances

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Posted in Agile, Agile Adoption, agile methodology, Agile Project Manager, Budget, contracts, Scrum, Uncategorized, Velocity