“Everything is so chaotic” “Seems like we are constantly in a state of chaos.” “Is agile always crazy and chaotic?” Chaos is a word I hear a lot lately while working with software development teams that are either initially adopting agile software development or possibly undergoing a Lean/Agile reshaping to improve their existing agile approaches.
If you are reading this blog, then you are either part of an Agile transformation or you are someone considering an agile transformation. If you are someone that works in a management or simply a position of authority at your organization, if you don’t know much about Agile or Lean except that they are the
If you are someone who is passionate about Agile, the word “Waterfall” is usually used in a derogatory manner or, at least, when you use it — you are making the stink eye. On the converse, if you are someone who practices what is popularly known as “Waterfall” Project Management you generally get offended or
So it’s no secret, I like to talk — and here’s a fun one I’ll do with different groups. This is a session that I have had the honor to do in a number of settings that presents ideas and techniques teams can us to help overcome the quagmire of documentation. Hopefully help folks rationalize
Agile teams can get totally fried in the wrong culture. So be sure you are not only addressing the practices around agile, but the people and culture are just as important. Read about Behavior and Cultural impacts on making good stuff, especially with Agile Teams.