Review: A Practical Approach to Large-Scale Agile Development

Review: A Practical Approach to Large-Scale Agile Development
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Martin Burns

Transformation Consultant at CA Inc (formerly Rally)
Previously: Leader of software delivery portfolios in large scale orgs.
Specialism: Transforming complex delivery organisations to be more Lean/Agile.
Mindset: Continuous Improvement Obsessive
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Despite being called (and being) a practical approach, this is extremely well principled: the directives around metrics are worth the price of the book alone. It’s also a very honest and humble book, documenting failure, challenge and regret as much as triumph,...

Limiting Knowledge In Progress For Better Learning

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Martin Burns

Transformation Consultant at CA Inc (formerly Rally)
Previously: Leader of software delivery portfolios in large scale orgs.
Specialism: Transforming complex delivery organisations to be more Lean/Agile.
Mindset: Continuous Improvement Obsessive
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Knowledge is Inventory in the Learning Process, and behaves like a queue of committed options. Constrain KIP for faster learning. This post is extending a metaphor that I haven’t completely thought through, but as a way of exploring my own understanding....

Exclusive: The Lean Manager Now Available on Kindle.

Exclusive: The Lean Manager Now Available on Kindle.
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Martin Burns

Transformation Consultant at CA Inc (formerly Rally)
Previously: Leader of software delivery portfolios in large scale orgs.
Specialism: Transforming complex delivery organisations to be more Lean/Agile.
Mindset: Continuous Improvement Obsessive
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Announced about an hour ago: Michael & Freddy Ballé’s The Lean Manager is now available on Kindle, with iPad, Nook etc versions in the very near future. I’m pretty sure I was the first to buy it too. Get your copy (and that’s a great price, LEI —...

Read This Book: Making Sense of Agile – Balancing Control and Agility

Read This Book: Making Sense of Agile – Balancing Control and Agility
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Martin Burns

Transformation Consultant at CA Inc (formerly Rally)
Previously: Leader of software delivery portfolios in large scale orgs.
Specialism: Transforming complex delivery organisations to be more Lean/Agile.
Mindset: Continuous Improvement Obsessive
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Chuck Cobb has an excellent upcoming book that very effectively argues for appropriately selecting the level of Agility that a project needs. It’s also a non-judgemental introduction to Agile for people from a traditional/PMP® background, appealing to those of...