5 min read - Agile methodologies focus on reducing the cost of change and uncertainty. But when it comes to certain products in the market, agile is the wrong...
Despite what you might hear from overzealous advocates, agile isn't appropriate for all projects. Don't lose sight of what agile is really about—and don't use it for products at a point where reducing the cost of change and uncertainty isn't worth it.
5 min read - Every team needs a set of core values that guide their daily decisions. These are the eight "core values" I developed to guide the TechBeacon.com...
7 min read - How can agile development be used as a framework to develop a business strategy? Elaine Chen looks back at waterfall and toward lean startups to...
9 min read - Whether a dev team or an ops team, happiness makes teams more productive. Slack teaches us how happiness contributes to overall team succeess.
11 min read - Agile software development didn't hatch full-grown with the 2001 Agile Manifesto. The practices evolved over time. This article describes the full...
Agile software development didn't hatch full-grown with the 2001 Agile Manifesto. The practices evolved over time. This article describes the history behind modern software development practices, including the thinkers who put agile on the map.
5 min read - A spiral backlog is one that manages spiral user stories. These are user stories that are expected to keep coming back.
5 min read - Agile methods work well on small software dev teams, but scaling agile for enterprise-wide development presents a unique set of challenges you can...
Agile methods work well on small software development teams, but scaling agile for enterprise-wide development presents a unique set of challenges you can avoid.
7 min read - The first agile sprint is a major challenge for a new team. But by using short iterations, the team will be able to quickly adapt and improve over...
5 min read - Software engineers are unique, and it takes more than typical office perks to hold their interest. Here are 13 ways to keep them motivated.
5 min read - Should agile teams be colocated or can distributed teams work? A look at the pros and cons of colocation vs distributed agile software development...

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