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Finding the Sweet Spot Between Order and Chaos Finding the Sweet Spot Between Order and Chaos[article]

Agile gives us complete freedom and ownership over the development process, but without a healthy measure of self-organization and management, all of that autonomy will not amount to much. Let’s take a look at the chaos and order aspect of agile and how you can embrace both.

John Hurley's picture John Hurley
Making a Choice Is Agile Methodology Right for Your Development Projects?[article]

An Agile approach to software development looks good on paper. However, author Rajashekar Reddy Ramasahayam argues that it may not be a fit for all projects.

Moon Communication on the Moon[article]

While watching For All Mankind, an American science fiction series on AppleTV+, Derk-Jan has recognized 3 take-aways that will assist with agile collaboration and communication.

Derk-Jan de Grood's picture Derk-Jan de Grood
Kubernetes only lighter Kubernetes—Only Lighter[article]

In this article we explore K3S, first made available in early 2019 as a lightweight option for Kubernetes (K8S). One of the issues with Kubernetes when it initially became available was that installing Kubernetes involved several commands to run and several configurations to make. Several managed services for Kubernetes emerged, mostly from cloud service providers. The cloud-managed services did simplify the task of spinning up a Kubernetes cluster, but issues relating to the complexities of running a cluster still remain.

Deepak Vohra's picture Deepak Vohra
Covid Office The Agile Methodologies and Mindset That Got Us Through the COVID-19 Pandemic[article]

The landscape of modern technology as well as the way it impacts business operations has transformed since agile methodologies were created. In the past 18 months, that rate of change has greatly accelerated. Let's take a look at just how much agile has helped us adapt to this uncertain time as well as the way that COVID-19 has impacted the agile principles that we can continue to rely on.

 

Nahla Davies's picture Nahla Davies
Planning Meeting PI Planning Event In Agile[article]

Planning by creating a years-long strategic plan is a remnant of the past that does not reflect the fast pace of the digital world we live in today. See how PI (program increment) planning with an agile framework can help.

Andrew Romanukha's picture Andrew Romanukha
Business Engagement How the Right Business Engagement Can Lead to Transformation “Happy Ever After”[article]

Winning the hearts and minds of users should be a priority of business transformation from day one. This way the people who really know the day-to-day running of the business have the opportunity to ensure that the new system will meet their and the organization’s requirements when it’s delivered.

Antonio Nigrelli's picture Antonio Nigrelli
Globe Value Stream Mapping Gone Wrong[article]

Value Stream Mapping is a powerful lean tool that is commonly used in Agile and DevOps implementations as a foundation for continuous improvement and transformation, but its application doesn’t always lead to the expected or desired result. Author Jeff Pierce's article helps you to avoid some of the most common failings companies encounter when they try to implement it.

Jeff Pierce's picture Jeff Pierce
Daily Standup Purpose: It’s All About Flow, Not Status[article]

The Daily Standup (DSU) is a key ceremony in the Scrum Framework. When run effectively, it can ensure the Scrum team focuses on what’s important to meet the Sprint goal and commitment. When DSUs serve only as a status meeting, the value of the ceremony is lost.

Rich Stewart's picture Rich Stewart
Safe How Kubernetes Can Help to Operationalize Your Container Security[article]

As organizations continue to pursue their digital transformations, their IT infrastructures are expanding in both size and diversity. Many are seeing the addition of two new technologies in particular: containers and Kubernetes.

 

David Bisson's picture David Bisson
Juggling The Life of an Agile Coach[article]

For a long time, my colleagues were asking if I could articulate my days when I was engaged in coaching for agile transformation and how other coaches could prepare. Here are my thoughts.

 

Chandan Lal  Patary's picture Chandan Lal Patary
Generics Episode 2 - Pair Programming - Byron and Matt Discuss Generics[interview]
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Coveros consultants Byron Katz and Matthew Taylor continue their work on the open-source timekeeping project their team is working on. This episode is dealing more specifically with generics in the code. Technology stack: Kotlin, JVM, Intellij, Gradle Open source at https://github.com/7ep/r3z

Stasi Richmond's picture Stasi Richmond
TDD Code Episode 1 - Pair Programming - TDD Session with Byron and Matt from Coveros[interview]
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Senior Consultant Byron Katz and Consultant Matthew Taylor of Coveros test an open-source timekeeping tool project that their team is working on. Technology stack: Kotlin, JVM, Intellij, Gradle Open source at https://github.com/7ep/r3z

Stasi Richmond's picture Stasi Richmond
Team How the Scrum Guide Update May Affect Your Team[article]

This article presents the author's view of what you need to reflect on and consider changing when using Scrum based on the November 2020 update to the Scrum Guide. It lists the changes and clarifications that affect each team or role defined in the Scrum Guide.

Vic Bartash's picture Vic Bartash
seven Seven Essentials for DevOps Success[article]

The success of DevOps depends on the team’s ability to have the right mix of human judgment, culture, process, tools, and automation. Here are seven essentials to help you be cautious and prepare for your DevOps journey.

Jagadish Anandhan's picture Jagadish Anandhan

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