Category: Agile programmers

The 6 principles of agile leadership

Introduction Agile leadership is the art of creating the right environment and context for the self-managing teams. It’s the responsibility of the agile leader to continuously improve the environment of the agile teams. Environments where teams collaborate, learn from each other, get quick feedback from users and are focused on quality and continuous learning. He or she doesn’t micro-manage the...

Agile Coach (ICP ACC): All You Need To Know

Introduction An Agile coach serves as a mentor to the agile team, facilitating agile thinking and practices and empowering the team to reach their goals through developed team practices. By providing focused guidance, the coach increases awareness of the business goals and objectives and acts as a teacher, problem solver, guide, team builder and planner all at once. The agile...

Think Big – Act Small: A New Way For Agile Teams?

INTRODUCTION An Agile team is a cross-functional group of people that is self-contained to the point that the people in the group can deliver the product without needing to draw on skills outside the group. It’s almost easier to think of agile teams by virtue of what they are not. Agile teams aren’t simply a project team made up of...

Agile Leadership — A Brief Overview of Concepts and Ideas

INTRODUCTION Agile Leadership is associated with mode four leaders who have the ability (and agility) to operate in any mode (system of thinking) and most importantly see from the perspectives of the other modes. It is this ability to think in a number of different ways that gives such leaders their agility. This is also introduced within the concepts of...

Key Factors to Succeed at Managing Distributed Agile Teams

Introduction Advanced communication and collaborative technologies have largely been responsible for the onset of globalization, giving organizations a competitive advantage over slow adopters. These technologies have allowed people to work almost anytime, anywhere, and on any device. This has contributed to the age of distributed teams and the virtual employee; professionals who deliver critical business value, but are not restrained...

How to Estimate Story Points in Agile

It’s very crucial to do Agile Estimation at different Levels and proper planning is required, management and estimating the total effort that we are going to implementing, testing, delivering the desired product to the Customer in terms of time specified deadline within it. With huge estimations in an agile project, there may be no proper planning, management, which leads to...

4 Personal productivity tools from Agile results

In Agile Outcomes is an alternate way of organizing your life and your profitability tools and frameworks in a system. It depends on the concepts and ideas of setting effective goals directly depend on your daily tasks, weekly, monthly activities towards those objectives and results. We love to share our experiences and Agile Results on productivity methodologies and tools. We’ve...

Agility and Architecture

Introduction Architecture with Agility introduces a broad curriculum for modern software architects. It investigates development process models, architectural styles, requirements systems, sufficient modelling techniques, design examples and testing practices. Embracing agile development doesn’t mean forgoing architecture. Whether accidental or intentional, each framework has an architecture regardless to whether it was set up by a selected architect or if it emerged...

SAFe being a Scaled Agile Framework, not a Scaled Agile methodology

Introduction To start with, what’s the difference between a framework and a methodology? A methodology is a lot of principles, tools, and practices which can be used to guide processes to achieve a particular goal. A framework is a loose but incomplete structure which leaves space for different practices and tools to be included but provides much of the process...

Which public Agile training is right for me?

Introduction Agile has been developed now, some domains like Project Management and Service Management, organizations look for agile experience and certification from the candidates. This is the reason why agile professionals aspire for certifications so they can gain every one of the advantages when they plan to switch jobs or aspire to a career in the Agile domain. In general,...