This article about Scrum on the Angel List blog has commentary from Dave West. “Empiricism was at the heart” of Scrum’s modern development, said Dave West, the CEO and Product Owner at Scrum.org. “How can you predict something that you don’t know? The only way … is to do a little bit of work and to inspect it and adapt,” he said.
Workers are now organized in new types of groups as a result of the movement known as Agile at scale. However, to succeed, the changes have to be more than in name only. Dave West shares his thoughts in this Tech Target article.
When Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ: NSIT) acquired Cardinal Solutions in 2018, the global integrator of Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ for organizations of all sizes gained Transformation Services to help clients achieve greater technological agility. In doing so, Insight applies the Scrum framework to improve product and service development, which is increasingly important as many organizations make digital transformation a business priority.
In this InfoQ article, Dave West, CEO and Product Owner, Scrum.org, talks about building successful agile teams, by exploring the concept of generalist vs. specialist team members, taking a look at technical skills and the balance of those skills, along with the job titles of those team members.
As enterprises strive to digitize their organizations, whether it’s digitally transforming aspects of sales and marketing, customer interactions or supply chain, they’re undergoing a wholesale revamp of traditional businesses into digital business models.
Agile frameworks facilitate an iterative and incremental approach to achieving progress for defined goals, for example, streamlining the review process for digital content. Agile methods utilize time-boxed periods called Sprints to complete a set amount of work. Each planned Sprint is assigned a unique list of deliverables.
For many years, enterprises have been in a race to digitally transform how they work through the digitization of all areas of their business, to reduce costs and business frictions through creating efficiencies and delivering increased value to their customers. While many organizations have attempted a transformation, few have been successful.
In this paper, Kurt Bittner and Cesario Ramos discuss common systemic challenges for scaling agility. They close with a comparison between the approach to these challenges by popular scaling frameworks.
Scrum.org, the Home of Scrum, announced its new Professional Scrum with User Experience™ (PSU) training course. PSU is a 2-day hands-on course where students with some Scrum experience learn how to integrate modern User Experience (UX) and design practices into their way of working in Scrum.
For many people working within large companies it seems that every 2 years there is a transformation program. A program that will fundamentally change the company to make it cheaper, faster and more innovative. In this article, Dave West discusses his predictions for agile in 2019.
Scrum Teams don't pursue self-direction, however, simply to make their manager's lives easier. If done well, that is a happy outcome, but it's nowhere near the goal for the team. This article explore the importance of Self-Direction within Scrum Teams.
InfoQ interviewed Patricia Kong, product owner - Enterprise Solutions, Scrum.org, and Kurt Bittner, vice president of Enterprise Solutions, Scrum.org, about Evidence-Based Management, measuring value, the relationship between value and innovation, and the updates to the Evidence-Based Management Guide.
McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm, and Scrum.org, the mission-based organization dedicated to improving the profession of software delivery through training, certification assessments and community, released a new research study titled, How to Select and Develop Individuals for Successful Agile Teams: A Practical Guide.
In the this article Dave West, CEO of Scrum.org, outlines the Sprint Planning ceremony as it's described at Scrum.org. Scrum.org teaches Scrum according to the Scrum Guide, which is considered the official guide for the Scrum framework among the agile world.
DevOps, Agile, CI/CD, all the buzz words that define software development today are about speed and quality. If you plan to survive in the digital economy, you need to bring your applications to market faster, and you want to ensure quality.
In this InfoQ article, Dave West explores what to think about when your organization is transitioning to an Agile approach including protecting agile culture, self-organization, and focusing on outcomes.