Agile

Why your well-paid developers hate your KPIs…

Why your well-paid developers hate your KPIs…

Stop… using fancy KPI tools and charts and hoping they will look at them… Maybe ‘hate’ is a strong word. Maybe ‘feel frustrated with’ is better. There’s certainly a need for a different type of communication with the people upon whose shoulders your business success is balanced. If you touch anything digital then it’s critical that […]

Succeeding within agile frameworks

Succeeding within agile frameworks

“This new framework will see whole departments transformed…” and then, two years later, very little has actually changed. Sounds familiar? Big change! High hopes! New CxO! And yet… nothing really sticks. The same is true of any business change – digital, structural, M&A, people – change doesn’t automatically work, and agile is no different. Don’t get […]

Agile is your home, look after it!

Agile is your home, look after it!

For many companies, agile is not just a temporary fix to software development problems. Agile software development has become a way of life, a place to inhabit. It is somewhere to live. However, your ‘agile living space’ will be very different depending on your attitude, If you treat it like ‘going to a hotel’ for […]

What Rugby Can Teach You about Trust in Agile Teams

What Rugby Can Teach You about Trust in Agile Teams

When I recently joined an agile team, I suddenly realized I had actually been implementing agile for a few years, just without leveraging the branding. It wasn’t until I listened to Johanna Rothman speak that it dawned on me: Not all things called agile are truly agile, and there are a lot of practices that […]