Author: Gustav Bergman

KANBAN – the art of maintaining flow

KANBAN – the art of maintaining flow

Does the development department in your organization have a tendency to keep too many balls in the air at the same time? Do you as an organization find it difficult to focus on one thing at a time and complete your assignments on a continuous basis?  Kanban may be the […]

Teamwork is like music to my ears

Teamwork is like music to my ears

When I was growing up in middle-class Sweden in the 1980s, the radio show Melodikrysset – which roughly translates as Melody Quiz – was the silliest thing I could imagine. Little did I suspect that it would become the cornerstone of my family’s existence today. Or that I would be […]

Is something ROTTEN in the practices of XP?

Is something ROTTEN in the practices of XP?

The attendees of the 2007 QCon and the Øresund Agile 2007 conference could see how XP in general, and Test-Driven Development in particular came under heavy bombardment by the well known Agile profile Jim Coplien. Lean Magazine contacted the nowadays Elsinore-based software professor, currently working as an Agile Coach for […]

The Scrum Story

The Scrum Story

Ken Schwaber, who is known to be the co-founder of Scrum together with Jeff Sutherland, paid a visit to Sweden in April this year. Lean Magazine got a chance to talk with him about the origins and evolution of Scrum in the nineties, and what he thinks about the future […]