IT Transformation – or just remaining agile and ready for change?

We’ve been living with the “IT Transformation” phrase for quite a while. I remember hearing and reading about how IT groups were ‘transforming’ themselves from what they used to be to what they needed to be in the future. The problem that I’ve found with transformation is that we’re usually too busy ‘transforming’ ourselves and … Read more

If you claim to be agile, then be agile

As some of you may know, I’ve talked about agile methodologies in software development in previous blog posts (see links below). The topic of Agile methods still seems to be quite hot these days and many organizations want to ‘go agile’ and many vendors sell themselves as being ‘agile’. This is great….but many of these … Read more

Billy McCafferty – Introduction to Scrum and Agile Development

Billy McCafferty over at Devlicio.us just published a short blog post titled “Introduction to Scrum and Agile Development” that contains some excellent resources for people interested in learning more about Agile Software Development. He provides links to some great Agile & Lean resources as well as a zip file that contains a few of his … Read more

Agile Project Management and Product Strategy – A Case Study

Due to the length of this post, I’ve created a PDF version for those that would like to download it and/or print it out. Click here for the PDF version of Agile Project Management & Product Strategy. Over lunch recently, a good friend and very experienced project manager shared his thoughts on managing software development … Read more