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Agile ALM for Delivering Customer Value: Getting Started

In this first part of a two-part series, Mario Moreira writes that a reasonable application lifecycle management (ALM) product will have a common user interface for utilizing the ALM functionality. It will also include a meta-model and process engine to parse and share information across and amongst the various functions within the ALM framework. These technical needs must be accompanied by a strong business case for delivering higher customer value and new approaches for seamless integration.

Mario  Moreira's picture Mario Moreira
Agile 2012 - Ellen Gottesdiener and Mary Gorman - Discover to Deliver
Podcast

In this podcast, Bob Payne speaks with Ellen Gottesdiener and Mary Gorman about their new book, Discover to Deliver. Using lean startup and agile delivery, Mary and Ellen give a compelling strategy for building products the right way and with high quality.

Bob Payne's picture Bob Payne
Hoarding: How to Prioritize Features to Clean Up the Clutter

Hoarding is an incredibly common—but usually unnamed and invisible—phenomenon in corporate software development. If you’ve been doing agile for a while, you are no doubt aware of the cost of hoarding and you’ve probably removed much of it, but what happens when you aren't doing agile yet? Clarke Ching explains how to counter hoarding by prioritizing the right features.

Clarke Ching's picture Clarke Ching
ADP West 2012 - Karl Scotland - Visual Management and Kanban
Podcast

Karl Scotland shares his insight and tips for teams who are looking to implement Kanban in their organization. Visual Management is a great tool to help your team along the road and Karl discusses this topic and others in this podcast with Bob Payne.

Bob Payne's picture Bob Payne
ADP West 2012 - Kent McDonald - Agile Business Analysis - Agile Philanthropy and More
Podcast

Kent McDonald is a favorite speaker of many attendees at conferences around the globe. We invite you to listen to this conversation between Kent and Bob Payne, where they discuss everything agile, especially when dealing with agile business analysis.

Bob Payne's picture Bob Payne
Seven Strategies for Handling Distributed Agile

Global markets, global talent, and a constant pressure to reduce costs through outsourcing are all major forces that contribute to distributed teams, but distribution can inhibit communication within the team. Here are seven strategies for staying agile in the face of distributed-team challenges.

Sowmya Karunakaran's picture Sowmya Karunakaran
Management Myth 13: I Must Never Admit My Mistakes

Managers are people, too. They have bad-manager days. And, even on good-manager days, they can show doubt, weakness, and uncertainty. They can be vulnerable. Managers are not omnipotent. That’s why it’s critical for a manager to admit a mistake immediately.

Johanna Rothman's picture Johanna Rothman
Agile Development and Software Metrics

Dan Horvath explores useful metrics that utilize function point analysis (FPA) that you can apply to agile projects. Dan shows how to measure productivity and quality as well as how to estimate for agile projects.

Dan Horvath's picture Dan Horvath
Did You Know That Your Product Portfolio Is in Trouble?

Based on his own work experiences, Anupam Kundu has found some patterns (or anti-patterns) that explain why product managers and product teams have a hard time managing their portfolios.

Anupam Kundu's picture Anupam Kundu
AgileDC 2012 - Jim Highsmith - Organizational Agility and Adaptive Leadership
Podcast

We're proud to offer this podcast of a conversation between Bob Payne and Jim Highsmith, co-author of the Agile Manifesto. As one of the true pioneers of the agile practice, Jim brings with him an abundance of agile knowledge for teams who are just beginning, and those who have been at it for years.

Bob Payne's picture Bob Payne

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