Why Agile – what problem is it trying to fix? Increasingly common in the workplace Agile Software Development, is becoming simply Agile, and even agile, a metaphor and approach adopted by organisations to make them more efficient, aka business agility. Why wouldn’t you want quicker decision-making, sustainable rapid product development (software or otherwise), and to […]
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What’s the difference between agile and waterfall methodologies? Different, but compatible, why can’t we just play nicely! [Continue reading] Agile vs. waterfall – what’s the big deal?
Are you confused about what Scrum and Kanban are, and how they relate to Agile? This post briefly explains the terminology and different approaches, how they differ and benefits for your organisation or project. [Continue reading] The truth about Scrum, Kanban and Agile why they are not the same
My 100th post looks forward, celebrates sporting milestones, and prepares your project for a successful journey. Are you Agile? How much is enough planning? [Continue reading] 100 not out – on looking forward and being agile
A movement and set of principles for more efficient software development, offered as an alternative to the traditional waterfall method. Agile values, ‘Working software over comprehensive documentation’. See this comparison of different approaches.
Commitment is important in any IT project, but especially in an Agile environment. So, what will you be? [Continue reading] Chicken or Pig? It’s all about commitment
Presentation slides from the BBC16 conference, Communicate to Collaborate, how to get everyone on the same page! [Continue reading] Communicate to Collaborate – BBC 2016 conference Las Vegas
The esoteric, confusing and jargon-fulled language we use, particularly in IT, can really hold back full engagement. [Continue reading] Esoterica – mind your language!
What are requirements, why are they so useful, and some possible problems. Your no-nonsense guide to making sure you get what you want! [Continue reading] Be happy, get your requirements met!
North Wales has an image problem and lack of IT and tech opportunities, but it can become a great place to do business and a tech hub for the future! [Continue reading] Doing IT in North Wales – a tech hub for the future?