Mar 9, 2012 ... In November 2011 Paul Gorans, the Accelerated Solution Delivery (ASD)
practice lead in IBM GBS, and I ran an agile adoption survey. The survey
explored a range of issue, including the factors that appear to be associated with
the success and failure of agile project teams. Paul wrote up his thoughts in ...
Oct 30, 2008 ... An inhibitor that I run into again and again within organizations that are still in the
process of adopting agile development techniques is something that I call the "
We're Special" anti-pattern. The people involved believe that their situation is
special, that some unique factor in their environment makes it all but ...
Feb 27, 2012 ... Also, agile methods can be harder to use on some projects than others, for
example, around hardware development. As a general rule, I believe that the
majority of software projects can benefit from agile techniques. The primary
determinant of whether a team can adopt agile techniques is culture and skill ...
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Feb 7, 2012 ... The IBM Rational team firmly believes that, no matter how large your software
development shop has grown, you can benefit from agile adoption. But could
agile techniques work for a “shop” the size of IBM Software Group? And should
this enormous organization, which we call “SWG,” even attempt an ...
Sep 30, 2009 ... At Agile 2009 in August Sue McKinney, VP of Development Transformation with
IBM Software Group, was interviewed by DZone's Nitin Bharti about IBM's
experiences adopting agile techniques. There are over 25000 developers within
IBM Software Group alone. Follow the link to the interview to view it ...
Jul 8, 2014 ... Recently, I had the opportunity to work with a Program management team
incorporate several lean / agile principles into their existing enterprise agile
adoption strategy in support of a DevOps initiative. The customer wanted to
implement improvements that would allow their teams to establish agile ...
Nov 12, 2014 ... When software organizations talk about “Going Agile”, they often mean they are
adopting a set of agile practices, such as Scrum or XP practices. While this
approach does help teach teams the mechanics of agile, this often lead to poorly
executed implementations or "Agile-Fall". Many organizations fail to ...
Apr 12, 2012 ... Successful agile transformations often times require successful agile pilot
projects. Often time a successful initial pilot is the most critical step early in a
successful enterprise agile adoption. If the pilot project is a success then the
organization has a tangible example to get behind but if the project fails (or just ...
Aug 3, 2014 ... More and more businesses are attempting to adopt agile across their whole IT
portfolio. From maintenance to small projects to large enterprise programs, these
organizations want to take advantages of the speed and quality improvements
seen by many agile teams. However as an Agile Coach, I often hear ...
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