At the risk of being lambasted by the agile community I will use the words enterprise and agile in the same sentence 😉 This article largely follows on from some previous entries and in particular my entry on user centred test driven development. It is often a complaint that large organisations trundle along painfully and […]
Over the course of my career I have worked at several organisations and have always tried to improve the internal processes using agile techniques and principles. Despite being a valued employee (I hope) at each of the companies I have worked at, the amount of success I achieved in agile adoption always reached some internal […]
Please help me gather some statistics to help me in my quest for more slack…
Stop right there… You’re not agile… There are no buts in agile… If something is wrong, you change it, you don’t say “but”… If you truly can’t change it, then you’re truly not agile either. To be agile doesn’t mean you must follow any particular methodology, to be truly agile you must be actively seeking […]
I’ve considered myself to be an agile developer (albeit of the pragmatic/lazy programmer style) since the very early days of XP and through the course of my career have had the opportunity to experiment with most of the practises and methodologies in various ‘flavours’, but it wasn’t until I joined exoftware at the start of this year that I truly appreciated what agile truly means.