Agile can't work without agile teams, and agile teams are made up of people. People can't work effectively without motivation. Our Agile Architect discusses different ways to motivate agile teams.
The Agile Manifesto describes the values of agile. Agile methodologies tell you how to achieve those values. But what happens when that isn't enough? Is Agile open to compromise?
What is our Agile Architect writing about today? We're not quite sure but it may have something to do with responsibility and his own lack-there-of.
Our Agile Architect commits heresy by suggesting that developers are writing too many tests. Perhaps the question should not be, "Do I have a test?" It should be, "Do I have the right test?"
How does a project get late? One day at a time. Our Agile Architect shares some common pitfalls plus 15 sometimes seemingly contradictory tips that will help you win the war.
There is a common expression that the road to hell is paved with good intentions. Our Agile Architect shares such a tale.
Our Agile Architect experiments with Delegated Authority. How far do you trust your team to make decisions?
Our Agile Architect shares his blinders and blunders as an agile coach.
Enterprise software toolmaker Atlassian this week announced tighter integration between its JIRA issue tracking application and its Confluence team collaboration platform.
Our Agile Architect explains why you should work hard to make yourself obsolete in your job.
The new version of Telerik's TeamPulse agile project management software integrates with the open-source Git version control system and the GitHub repository.
There's nothing like a humorous column. And trust me, this is nothing like a humorous column. Our Agile Architect pokes fun at all things agile.
Blueprints for Continuous Delivery is a codification of best practices for each step of the software delivery cycle designed to organize them into a single, iterative process.
Hot tech trends such as mobile, cloud and Big Data aren't replacing current platforms and programming languages, but rather are adding complexity to development efforts that too rarely use formal processes to drive important work, according to a recent survey from Forrester Research Inc.
You just found out your company is going Agile. Our Agile Architect offers his top tips on how you can make this transition successfully.
Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but simplicity takes hard work to create. Our Agile Architect gives his take on "simple."
Agitar Technologies this week released an app deployment package for Java teams that aims to support java jocks who want to adopt Agile practices.
In agile, we have the saying "Do the simplest thing possible." Our Agile Architect explains why simple is not so easy.
There is a misconception about Agile that the team is so focused on development that there is no time to think about how to solve complex problems. The reality couldn't be more different.
Finding the right people to work in an agile shop takes just as much energy and enthusiasm as it does to actually work there. Our Agile Architect shares some of his thoughts and techniques for a more-than-the-normal interview.