Great Scrum teams know that Scrum’s essence is learning and ongoing improvement. Scrum and agile have propelled the Japanese term kaizen into the limelight to be much more broadly recognized today than it was 20 years ago. While literally meaning just “getting better,” the Toyota culture uses the term as […]
In little more than a decade, Agile, Lean, Scrum and other modern methods have created amazing opportunities for the software industry to increase productivity, improve quality and, not in the least adapt to a changing environment. But what about the business environment to which the methodologies apply – have they […]
The Make Ready Process can be of great use to Agile software teams. Here Bent Jensen and Sven Bertelsen give an introduction, based on
their experience of Lean Construction.
Methodology must be adapted, every developer must understand their part in the whole and architecture issues are key – these are three conclusions that Ericsson have reached from their experience of running large-scale Lean & Agile projects.
Lisa Crispin is an Agile testing practitioner and coach as well as the author of the book Agile Testing. In this article she explains the nuts and bolts of Agile testing to Kristoffer Nordström of Softhouse.