About tree years ago the municipality of Rotterdam adopted Agile Development. A special Internet Development Organization was formed for delivering applications for citizens and companies of Rotterdam. This video shows how they implement an event from idea to working software. This event is starting a businees. Ward Bergmans uploaded this video. He is also the […]

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On Agile Open 2010 I hosted an open space and I shared an idea on Agile Change Management. In the session I stated Agile Coaching is just a change style that is appropriate for a part of the Agile adoption. I started the session with a presentation on sharing some perspectives on Organizations. Gareth […]

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Roman Pichler wrote an interesting book on the role of the Product Owner. With many books published on Agile Development this was a book I was waiting for. It consists 119 pages, 6 chapers and a great reference. Every chapter ends with a paragraph common mistakes. This paragraph I read closely.

In understanding the Product […]

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The latest Agile training, Agile Architecture, is available.

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Recently I bought an iPhone for my wife. After 6 minutes my eldest daughter of 6 took it out of my hands and started  playing with it. Later that day my home phone rang. I asked my daughter to pick up the phone. She only smiled…

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I have developed a new Agile training: Agile Architecture. Agile Developement and (Enterprise) Architecture seem at odds with each other. Some say the activities of the (Enterprise)  Architectect are You AIN’T Gone Need it (YAGNI) or Big Design Up Front. Some go even further, proposing “Who Needs an Architect”.

Enterprise Architecture on the other side […]

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Mike van Alst and I had a inspiring dinner last night on Architecture and Agility.

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This weekend I got an email from X (Chris Verhoef). He noticed I used the research of the Chaos Report and his research in a blog post. Chris and J. Laurenz Eveleens wrote an article in IEEE Software (January and February issue) on the Chaos Report. They stated; “Although the Standish Group’s Chaos reports […]

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There has been a great discussion in one of the linkedIn group on Agile BI, Scrum and BI  and Datavault architecture.

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For the fourth year the State of Agile Development survey was conducted. This year’s survey saw 2,570 participants from 88 countries share their experiences. Survey questions range from size of organization to individual practices utilized.

The interesting results were:
– more companies adopt Scrum
– most follow the Scrum implementation.
– less […]

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