Demystifying Agile

A colleague and I had an interesting discussion via Twitter a few days ago after someone tweeted a link to an article on agile billing. Having a company who has aligned its contracts and billing cycles with our agile methods, I found it nice to find someone else had been thinking the same things as we’ve…

Dr Jekyll and Mr Scrum — a presentation on transformations to Agile

Many programs, projects and enterprises are starting to consider transforming to agile ways of working. Some start with just stand-ups. Some then call it Scrum. Others start with execution, follow it with up-front analysis and design, and then call it ‘agile’. For many, the resultant transformation is too painful with hideous results. For some, though,…

10 tips for adopting Scrum to save your project

We’ve been involved in a number of projects now to move them from their existing project management frameworks to Scrum. The reasons for the move continue to be the same: The project is still in analysis phase The project’s longer term vision is relatively unknown so it isn’t progressing The project’s wheels are spinning and…