Lean-Agile in practice : How to drive innovation at scale

Innovation is hard, scaling innovation is harder still. However, for businesses to compete and win in the age of software and digital, they need to innovate at scale and at speed. They need to bring to market digital products (software products or software enhanced physical products) quickly, learn from them and continually enhance them. Innovation … Continue reading Lean-Agile in practice : How to drive innovation at scale

DASA competence & reference model : Using the best of Agile and DevOps to become a high performing product team

DevOps is strategic : think of it is as agile for the digital age where the definition of done for a product has shifted from being ready for release to the product being live in production, with the product team actively learning from its usage to further develop the product. Do DevOps strategically to maximize developer productivity - a critical competitive advantage in the digital age , solve the last mile problem of software delivery and build products based on validated learning (a.k.a. lean product management) through DASA's (DevOps Agile Skills Association) comprehensive guidance. Check this succinct introduction to that guidance, so you reap the benefits of DevOps - high performing teams delivering business outcome through software based products.

Becoming an agile practioner : PMI -ACP guidance

Due to a confluence of factors, individuals and organizations are rushing to become agile. One of the visible factors driving this dash to agility is the publicly stated desire ¬†of most organizations to become more digital - become more software driven, by building and operating their business products as either purely digital products or physical … Continue reading Becoming an agile practioner : PMI -ACP guidance

The business case for DevOps : Fully realize the business benefits of Agile software Development

The thinking that Agile software development and DevOps are different and separate frameworks, and hence need to be adopted separately seems to be taking hold. This is obviously, incorrect and has insidious long term consequence as it will perpetuate the divide between Dev and Ops. Although, Agile software development preceded DevOps - Agile software development … Continue reading The business case for DevOps : Fully realize the business benefits of Agile software Development

Competing in the digital age with Lean Startup, Agile software development and DevOps

To compete in the digital age , it is becoming increasingly important to move away from a activity based functional teams to multi disciplinary product teams consisting of business ( product owners, designers, UX , business analysts... ) and IT (developers, testers, security, operations .... ) folks. However, for the newly created product based teams … Continue reading Competing in the digital age with Lean Startup, Agile software development and DevOps