With my clients the first job is always adopting or improving Agile. My methodology is named, “Agile Agile: The Agile adoption of Agile methodologies”. This piece is about the first steps, winning support and starting to sprint with minimum disruption.
I first experienced Agile methodology at Flip (acquired by Cisco) in 2008. I was a follower. We hired a new engineering director who insisted on Agile. I was skeptical but soon converted. With Agile, our organization of 200 people immediately
Until 2009 I spent roughly 70% of my career as an hands-on software developer writing code almost every day. Even when managing teams, I always owned some of the code. It was a good way to stay grounded, keep sharp
I’m not making any promises. Please read ahead but don’t feel obliged. This post might be nothing more than a random stream of what’s going on. Monday afternoon 2:30 PM on one of the shortest days of the year. So