The intention of the dialogue sheets is to promote good conversation and can be used for a variety of discussion based activities such as sprint retrospectives. Read more about dialog sheets in this article by Allan Kelly Associates were you will also find a variety of templates for different activities.
The benefits that come when we bring together Design Thinking, Lean and Agile, are described in this article by Jonny Schneider. Jonny documents some lessons learned from applying these three mindsets in the wild.
Many agile teams find that they need someone in the role of “architecture owner”, often the most technically experienced person on the team, who is responsible for facilitating the architectural modeling and evolution efforts. This article describes the role of Architecture Owner and how it integrates into an Agile team.
In this article, the differences between organizing a software development around project vs around products is discussed in detail. “Product-mode” provides greater responsiveness and a higher benefits realization ratio, “product-mode” is a more effective way of working than projects according to the author.
Author: Sriram Narayan
This is a list of some of the agile and lean development conferences for 2018.
Author: Jennifer Zaino
Examples of how to think backwards to help story splitting, shrinking, thinning and batching are illustrated in this article.
Author: John Cutler
In this article, the authors describe a typical progression in team’s understanding of Agile and the benefits their organization receives. The progression is classified into four stages of fluency. Each stage is characterized by unique benefits and distinct challenges to adoption.
Authors: Diana Larsen, James Shore
This blog post presents a very detailed flowchart intended to guide a team through the process of splitting a user story.
Author: Richard Lawrence
In this article, the validity of traditional approaches to calculate ROI for Agile projects is analyzed. Also, one approach to calculating ROI for Agile is proposed.
Author: David Consulting Group