Agile workshops and courses, Lego included! Sometimes, when I mention we use Lego as part of our Agile training and certification courses, I get some odd looks. Yes, I really mean we use Lego, those wonderful coloured plastic bricks that kids have so much fun with. So how and why do we use Lego to […]
Agile principles: working software and business agility
The Manifesto for Agile Software Development (2001) identifies four key items which are highly valued in the effective delivery of software: Individuals and interactions over processes and toolsWorking software over comprehensive documentationCustomer collaboration over contract negotiationResponding to change over following a plan The XSCALE Alliance for Agile Organisations adds an additional item to this list, that […]
What are “Agile” and “DevOps”, really?
There is lots of hype, and many products, frameworks, methodologies, tools, etc. on the market purporting to be “Agile” or “DevOps”. But what do these terms really mean and how does one become more “Agile” or do “DevOps”. Whilst there are lots of details we could discuss for hours and which hardly anyone will agree […]