Agile principles: 7. Face-to-face conversation

I’ve decided to write about the 12 Agile principles in no particular order. I can only write about my experience, but hopefully it will still provide useful information for you. The 7th Agile principle is: Face-to-face communication is the best form of...

Selling or sharing

Agile, Lean, Kanban, SCRUM, Continuous delivery have become buzzwords in the last few years. As always, when there is value behind an idea, people jump on the bandwagon and advertise themselves as experts in those ideas. There are sales guys (no offence to people...

Yikes! Spikes!

I’ve started my first project as an SCRUM master / iteration manager. With the help of lot of experienced people I ran an inception workshop (read more in an upcoming article) and started the solution selection with the team. However we had a lot of tasks on our...

Meetups

While we have external Agile coaches at our company, I was curious what other companies and people do. With the company we visited REA Group and MYOB to learn about their Agile practices and transformation. As a private person I joined LinkedIn groups, purchased a few...

The twelve principles

There are lots of different Agile implementations and I quite often struggle with whom should I listen to. The simple method that I am trying to follow is to think about the Agile Manifesto’s twelve principle. If something is related to that 12 points,...