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
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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
Tragile and wagile both refer to a fuzzy netherworld between traditional waterfall-type software development methodologies and their Agile equivalents…the difference is explained here. If there is a meaningful difference between the two portmanteau terms, Tragile is a more formal framework where the methodologies work together, whereas Wagile suggests a more hit-and-miss informal mix.
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.
What does Agile mean? Do I have to be agile to get anything done any more? This introduction explains what it is and what it isn’t.
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?
What have you done during the pandemic? Here are hints and tips on improving your resilience, and being positive, and successful in difficult times. [Continue reading] What did you do during the pandemic? Tips on being resilient and successful in difficult times
This is a shorthand umbrella term for aspirational rapid iterative development and delivery/implementation/deployment of software versions or releases. Although never truly ‘continuous’ as it still requires cycles of coding, testing, integration of code (Continuous Integration), albeit quicker than in traditional waterfall projects, CD and CI make use of Agile techniques, close collaboration between development and operations (DevOps) and […]
Tools & techniques from the IT lab – a simple introduction to Concept Maps and Concept Mapping [Continue reading] Tools and techniques from the IT Lab – Concept Maps
This is planned effort undertaken by a team to develop new knowledge rather than new functionality in an Agile sprint. Spikes are often used to reduce the risk or uncertainty on a story. If a team is unsure about or unfamiliar with a new technology, they may run a spike so that they can learn more […]