Videos tagged with Agile




ThoughtWorks’ Fowler and Humble Talk Continuous Delivery

ThoughtWorks’ Fowler and Humble Talk Continuous Delivery

Posted in Project Management, Conferences, Cloud Computing

Summary Two of ThoughtWorks’ finest, Martin Fowler and Jez Humble, talk about the notion of Continuous Delivery, which enables organizations to build software that is production ready at all times. To do this, enterprises automate the build, deployment, and testing process, and improve collaboration between developers, testers, and operations. The duo discusses a variety of related issues. Bio ...

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Laurie Williams: Getting to Comparative Agility

Laurie Williams: Getting to Comparative Agility

Posted in Project Management, Conferences

Summary Laurie Williams, who heads the Software Engineering Research group at North Carolina State University, discusses her research into Agile principles and practices. Williams also talks about Comparative Agility, which is a tool to show teams where they stand in terms of the adoption of Agile practices. Comparative Agility was launched in 2007 and since that time over 400 people have used ...

Tags: Practices, XP, Scrum, Interview, Agile, InfoQ, Kanban, Adopting Agile, Agile in the Enterprise, Broadcasting, Pair Programming, ...


Transforming Businesses to Agility

Transforming Businesses to Agility

Posted in Project Management, Conferences

Summary M Dwyer of BigVisible Solutions talks about the process of transforming businesses to agility, including the concept of Agile localization in global efforts. Dwyer says that with distributed teams across multiple time zones and cultures it is good to establish a group of Agile missionaries to go forth and train people on Agile. He also discusses how to transfer Agile skills to the next ...

Tags: Practices, Scrum, Interview, Agile, InfoQ, Kanban, Adopting Agile, Team Collaboration, Agile in the Enterprise, Broadcasting, Agile 2010, ...


Scrum et al.

Scrum et al.

Posted in Conferences, Companies, Project Management

Scrum is an amazingly simple process that causes many, many changes when it is implemented. This seminar presents the basic framework of Scrum and some of the implementation issues associated with it. Credits: Speaker:Ken SchwaberGoogle Tech TalksSeptember 5, 2006Ken Schwaber co-developed the Agile process, Scrum. He is a founder of the Agile Alliance and Scrum Alliance, and signatory to the Ag...

Tags: Techtalks, Google, Practices, Scrum, Conferences, Agile, Google Tech Talks, Companies



Re-thinking Lean Service

Re-thinking Lean Service

Posted in Conferences, Project Management

Summary Taiichi Ohno discovered some counter-intuitive truths as he developed the Toyota System. Similar counter-intuitive truths wait to be discovered by leaders of service organisations. When they are understood and applied, service organisations' performance is transformed to levels that, to the current mind-set, would be considered unachievable. Bio John Seddon is an occupational psychologi...

Tags: Practices, Conferences, Agile, InfoQ, Toyota Production System, Lean, Agile Techniques, UK Lean Conference


Pragmatic Personas: Putting the User back in User Stories

Pragmatic Personas: Putting the User back in User Stories

Posted in Conferences, Project Management

Summary Jeff briefly reviews the different ways that software is currently built and then describes how to create and use user personas to design and build software that has a better user experience. Jeff walks us through how to collaboratively build a user persona, what a user persona should include, and how to use these personas to write user scenarios that end up as user stories wit. Bio Jef...

Tags: Practices, Conferences, Agile, InfoQ, User Stories, Agile Techniques, Agile2009


Rebecca Wirfs-Brock on Agile Design and Architecture

Rebecca Wirfs-Brock on Agile Design and Architecture

Posted in Graphics, Project Management, Conferences

Summary Rebecca Wirfs-Brock talks about different techniques that are useful for Agile teams to create and maintain good design and architecture. She discusses the use of light weight techniques, such as the use of CRC cards for thinking about and discussing design regularly. She also discusses evolutionary and emergent design and the importance of doing things at the responsible moment. Bio Re...

Tags: Design, Interview, Agile, InfoQ, Architecture, Agile Techniques, Broadcasting, Agile2009


Creating a Model to Understand Product (and Software) Development

Creating a Model to Understand Product (and Software) Development

Posted in Conferences, Project Management

Summary Alan Shalloway presents two ways to look at Lean: 1) Lean as a thought process, a culture, a way for an organization to be, and 2)how to use Lean to solve problems. Alan presents the case that Lean-Thinking can be used to solve many problems that face organizations. Lean-Thinking does not require an organization to become Lean, but gives the people involved more tools to become more eff...

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Turning on a sixpence - No excuses: Concept To Cash Every Week

Turning on a sixpence - No excuses: Concept To Cash Every Week

Posted in Conferences, Project Management

Summary This session takes an inside look at successfully delivering from concept to cash, showing the technical aspects of what's required to iteratively build a robust product that always performs, and the skill and discipline needed to deliver high-quality software to production every week. We know this because we wrote one of the busiest entertainment Web sites in the UK from scratch. Bio K...

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