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Agile transformationScrum

Playing a game to (re)discover Scrum

Four years ago, I discovered Scrum as a developer. In fact, I was pitchforked into a team that had to begin to work with the Scrum framework. It always causes quite a stir when learning a new development framework. And, I must admit, we are not necessarily enthusiastic about it, …

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Quality aspects to remember when starting an Agile project

On the IT side as well as on the client side, no one would dare say that the quality of their software is not important. Software must first and foremost be flawless, without any defects visible to the users. But is this enough? Do we make sufficient efforts when starting …

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Delegation, management, and the Agile culture

One thing we don’t realize immediately when starting an Agile transformation is the profound impact it has on the organization; therefore, on the managers composing it. As long as we stay focused on a single team with its Scrum Master and Product Owner, the impact of Agility on the organization …

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5 strategies to better manage application support provided by a Scrum team

In an ideal world, a Scrum team should be dedicated and exposed as little as possible to external disturbances. But in most cases, teams must focus on developing new software and support earlier versions of the software application in production. In fact, support requests can disrupt the sprint. Depending on …

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Project management offices in the Agility era

Since the arrival of Agility, much has changed in the management of organizations. Like many business entities, project management offices (PMO) are experiencing significant changes in their mode of operation. Their traditional role to overseeing projects has now turned into a supporting role. Today, I want to address the place …

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White Paper—Winning conditions to start your Agile transition

Here is a white paper for all those who are looking for winning conditions to start their Agile transition. You will find several tips for an effective and sustainable transition. Download the white paper.    

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Processes that are 2-3 times swifter with Agile Lean

Agile approaches have not only revolutionized the product development practices and the IT industry, they have also put on the forefront a great number of existing practices by simplifying their application and integrating them in a clear and systematic framework. Unfortunately, the recent wave of experts interested in Agile Lean …

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White Paper—Breaking down silos to improve the organization

This white paper is intended to help organizations deal with recurring project management problems: late deliveries, exceeded budgets, difficulty to plan the staff needed to work on projects, difficulty in securing them, lack of visibility. Download the white paper.

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What is your Agility level?

Move on to the next level Have you been practicing Agility for a while or did you just start? How do you measure your level of Agility? Agile diagnosis There are several ways to come up with an answer, but it often raises more questions than answers. Several Agile enthusiasts …

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5 questions on artificial harmony

There is a moment when everything is perfect. That nothing can change that. That no matter what happens, it will be exactly the right thing, and everyone will be happy. A pure moment of harmony, where we are on a roll and we feel invincible. At times, it can even …