Feature teams

A feature team is “is a long-lived, cross-functional, cross-component team that completes many end-to-end customer features—one by one.” Traditional development teams are often organised as component teams, where the team will work on a component which then needs to integrated with one (often many) components developed by other teams. Feature Teams on the other hand …

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Bas Vodde – “An Agile Fireside Story”

Bas Vodde, co-creator of the LeSS (Large Scale Scrum), gave a great talk last night at the Agile@Scale group in Sydney last night. Bas Vodde is a coach, programmer, trainer, and author related to modern agile and lean product development. He is the creator of the LeSS (Large-Scale Scrum) framework for scaling agile development. He is the author of Large-Scale …

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Adventures of Agile Adoption in Australia – Speakers Panel Discussion

End of year get-together featuring an impressive line-up of speakers: • Peter Merel – Agile : The Next Generation • Matt Sharpe – Global Views Towards Scrum Implementation • Rowan Bunning – Agile Risk Management • Shane Williamson – Lean Product Management • John Smart – Behaviour Driven Development & 3 Amigos • TJ Gokcen – Keep Calm and Use Kanban • Dave Bales …

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Yow Sydney 2015

YOW! Sydney kicks off on December 10th with it’s usual line-up of top speakers and cutting-edge topics. It’s looking unlikely that I’ll be able to make it this year, which is a real shame because I would have loved to attend the session by Dan North, the originator of behavior-driven development (BDD). sydney.yowconference.com.au

Want to become agile? Learn from your IT team

IT teams have spent decades adjusting to the rapid evolution of hardware and software. Here’s how to benefit from that experience. http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/business_technology/want_to_become_agile_learn_from_your_it_team

The Agile Coach (Atlassian)

The Agile Coach

Most people in the software industry have heard of Atlassian, the amazing Australian start-up success story, and their products Jira, Confluence etc. What many aren’t aware of is that the Atlassian web site contains a section called The Agile Coach which is full of great articles based on how Atlassian has used Agile to great …

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