“Accelerate: Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations” By Nicole Forsgren, PhD, Jez Humble, and Gene Kim “The key to successful change is measuring and understanding the right things with a focus on capabilities–not on maturaity.” “First, maturity models focus on helping an organization ‘arrive’ at a mature state and then declare themselves done with […]
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A manager recommended “Priming Kanban: A 10 step guide to optimizing flow in your software delivery system” by Jesper Boeg. It’s a short read with many good points. Here are my notes: What is Kanban? “Visualize Work”: “Visualize every step in your value chain from vague concept to releasable software.” “Limit Work-in-Progress (WIP)”: “Set explicit limits […]
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“Scaling Software Agility: Best Practices for Large Enterprises” by Dean Leffingwell. I bought this book several years ago and finally finished reading it. The author has a new book scheduled to publish by end of the year, which will be a nice update. If you are new to Agile, here are a few links to checkout: […]
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Special thanks again to David Lindquist for adding a new feature in the most recent release of ColumNav 1.0, which is the ability for ColumNav widget to load arbitrary HTML in one of its columns. This feature can really enrich the widget to go beyond a tree listing of menu items. Yes. You can certainly […]
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“The deployment production line” is an article with a few agile tips on deployment. The abstract suggests that the article will show user how to deploy software quickly with the ability to fall back to a previous version. The article certainly recognizes the technical challenges of deployment, which are usually manual processes, error prone, and […]
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