Agile and SAFe transformation with IBM Rational CLM

The previous articles in this series discussed the challenges of transforming an organization to be more lean, agile and SAFe®, and how to choose tools to support that transformation. This [...]


Enhancing Agile environment through Innovation Games

Have you ever experienced a dull Sprint Retrospection meeting where team members were not speaking up and sharing their thoughts/ideas freely? Generating new inputs & ideas is always a [...]


Release planning, and executing in projects that use Scrum

The popularity of Agile processes is increasing lately in the delivery of IT projects. Among many Agile Processes Scrum process framework stands apart, which is evident by 94% respondents to [...]


Measuring ROI of Agile Transformation

Have you experienced a lot of hype about using Agile and subsequent challenges in justifying the outcome achieved due to Agile adoption? In many organizations, Agile transformation starts with a [...]


Innovating At Warp Speed

With 2017 behind us, my 2020 high beams are revealing a blistering pace of change for business and information technology leaders in 2018. This pivotal year of digital transformation will [...]


Playing Games with Compliance

Our world is getting smaller.  As technology advances, it brings us closer together regardless of physical distance, making it is increasingly easy for business interactions to seamlessly cross [...]


What Patterns Count – Where Are 10x or 10% Gains Coming From?

What patterns count is a great question and the answer entirely depends on the context. Visual patterns provide safety in nature; consider the zebra on the African plains or the chameleon that [...]


Agile Transformation: Product Backlog Of An Agile Practitioner

Agile is hard, no secret about it, especially for organizations that goes through transformation journey of traditional to agile. Not every transformation is successful. Many transformation [...]


How to Avoid Estimate Inflation

Mike Cohn recently wrote about preventing estimate inflation in Agile teams. I’m in agreement with Mike that estimate inflation commonly comes from a team being pressured to deliver more points [...]


Accelerate Or Drag Your Organization?

The old saying, “You are what you eat,” or is it, “You are what you measure?” Life is just too confusing sometimes! The point is every organization needs to have an understanding where they are. [...]

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