Quotes from Ben Linders: an Independent Consultant in Agile, Lean, Quality, and Continuous Improvement, based in The Netherlands. Author of Getting Value out of Agile Retrospectives, Waardevolle Agile Retrospectives, What Drives Quality and Continuous Improvement. Creator of the Agile Self-assessment Game.
Agile is a journey. Don’t pack too much, travel light and be flexible!
No time to improve? Do it anyway – no time to waste!
Quality is not just about how the code is written, it is closely related to the process used to develop the product
Quotes from Getting Value out of Agile Retrospectives
Before starting a retrospective, you need to think about which exercises would be most suitable.
With agile retrospectives, teams drive their own actions!
Getting feasible actions out of a retrospective and getting them done helps teams to learn and improve
The goal of retrospectives is helping teams to continuously improve their way of working
Agile retrospectives give the power to the team, where it belongs!
Agile retrospectives are a great way to continuously improve the way of working
Retrospectives can make your organization faster, more efficient and innovative
We need to uncover better ways to improve and retrospectives can provide the solution
Quotes from What Drives Quality
If the quality of a software product is insufficient according to the users then they will not use it
If customers or stakeholders do not get enough value from the product, then they will not buy or support it