In ‘Agile’ circles there are certain topics that come up frequently, such as Kanban and Scrum, so much so that we often forget that Agile is a mindset rather than a small subset of methodologies.
Monte Carlo Method Monte Carlo Forecasting is a method for creating predictive forecasts based on a technique of repeatedly running random simulations of the samples to see a range of possible outcomes, and then to use those outcomes to forecast results of larger (or future situations). The predictive model offers a percentage probability of being…
Henry Ford exemplified the Theory of Constraints and Systems Thinking. His obsession with flow made him the most successful business man of his time.
One of the things I have noticed over the last few years is a drastic increase in the use of metrics. Particularly with the surge in the use of electronic boards for teams data is much more readily available and so is much more frequently used. If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.…
There has been a lot of talk recently about culture and it’s importance when creating organisational identity, but there are two ways I see for an organisation to create a culture.
There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.
Acceptance Criteria are too often considered a contract, this article explores how the conversation and the customers need are far more valuable in agile software development than adhering to a written contract.