Videos tagged with Delivering Value


Leading From A Position Of No Power: A Customer’s Perspective of an Agile Team

Leading From A Position Of No Power: A Customer’s Perspective of an Agile Team

Posted in Conferences, Project Management

Summary Last year Agile coach Alexia Bowers walked a mile in a project customer's shoes, and told us how it felt in this Agile2006 Leadership Summit presentation. She stressed the need to strive for creative solutions instead of simply cutting scope. Bio Alexia "Lex" Bowers co-founded Ternary Software, spearheading its initial adoption of Scrum and XP. As an Agile PM and practitioner ...

Tags: Business, Practices, Conferences, Agile, InfoQ, Agile2006, Delivering Value



Leading the Agile Way: Duty. Honor. Delivery.

Leading the Agile Way: Duty. Honor. Delivery.

Posted in Conferences, Project Management

Summary Here is a story about Agile's use in a governmental organisation: at the 2006 APLN Leadership Summit Mark Salamango and John Cunningham looked at the problems and opportunities of introducing Agile in Army environments. True Agile practices cannot be 'commanded' or 'directed’ but frequent delivery offers Agile leaders a "soft" kind of power that is, in fact, very effecti...

Tags: Business, Practices, Conferences, Agile, InfoQ, Leadership, Interpersonal Communication, Stories & Case Studies, Delivering Value, Customers, Requirements, ...


Dave Thomas on Ruby, Rails and Choosing the Right Tool

Dave Thomas on Ruby, Rails and Choosing the Right Tool

Posted in Development, Frameworks, Conferences

Summary Pragmatic Programmer Dave Thomas, author of the 'pickaxe book' Programming Ruby, and co-author of Agile Web Development with Rails and The Pragmatic Programmer, found some time to talk with InfoQ about Ruby, Rails and the importance of choosing the right tool for the job. Bio Dave Thomas is recognized internationally as an expert who develops high-quality software--accurate and highly f...

Tags: Ruby, Ruby On Rails, Frameworks, Interview, InfoQ, Delivering Value