How should an agile organization with remote teams and just one site approach the facilitation of distributed work and integration of distributed team members? Here we consider why it is a good idea to take a closer look at this topic, which obstacles can come up along the way and how can you overcome them effectively.
We were delighted to have the opportunity to interview Nick Muldoon and Teagan Harbridge from Easy Agile about two very useful Jira apps, as well as the GDPR and other very topical issues in the technology sector.
The seventh year of our Tools4AgileTeams conference in Wiesbaden is starting to take shape! It’s scheduled for the 29 and 30 November and we’ve now opened the Call for Sessions! We are looking forward to receiving your proposals around the topic: Does culture eat your agile scaling strategy for breakfast?!
Easy Agile Roadmaps for Jira addresses the needs of product managers, their teams and stakeholders by providing a clear shared product vision & direction, keeping everyone updated at all times, allowing distributed teams to collaborate more effectively and clearly visualizing the goals the teams and managers need to meet.
When 15 teams in a large organization develop a product together, the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) is right around the corner. The Program Increment Planning, or more commonly PI Planning, is carried out four to five times a year. Scaled Agile underlines the importance of PI Planning in SAFe®.
In order to avoid misunderstandings, I’d like to explain what happens in Scrum meetings, why they are important for the project, and what the customer gets out of them.
Is SAFe® suitable for the mythical German ‘family’ companies, or Mittelstand, that make up the core of the German economy?
We have all dealt with conflicts and their solutions in person – but what about conflicts that arise online? Can we solve these conflicts with our existing behavioral patterns or do we need new strategies?
Before employer and employee begin the task of developing new software, it is important that both parties have a clear understanding of the end goal. A “requirements workshop” provides the opportunity to define the project’s goals, as well as the individual steps necessary for their completion.
Agile methodologies encourage teamwork, accountability, and open communication. They motivate business stakeholders and developers to work together to align the product with customer requirements and company expectations. But what really is Agile, and how does Scrum fit into the picture?