Managing Projects with Agile Teams

  • Post published:October 4, 2012

What kind of benefits can Agile teams bring for their projects, and how can you introduce agile teams into an existing project management organization?

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Becoming Agile and Lean

  • Post published:September 13, 2012

Update: Created a list of Agile Self Assessments tools. Everybody wants to be Agile and Lean nowadays. But it's not being, but becoming Agile and Lean that brings benefits. The journey, where you learn and improve continuously is more important then the destination.

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Fixing Scope in Agile Projects

  • Post published:June 7, 2012

What if you manage an Agile project, and your project sponsor wants you to commit to a delivery date, budget, and a fixed scope?

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Borgen van veranderingen, hoe doe je dat?

  • Post published:May 4, 2012

Een goede borging verankert een nieuwe werkwijze, en zorgt voor blijvend resultaat. Hoe beter de borging, hoe lastiger losmaken in de toekomst wordt als er veranderd moet worden. Hoe pak je dat dilemma aan?

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What Drives Quality: Project Management

  • Post published:December 15, 2011

This article describes how Project Management drives quality. Understanding what drives quality enables you to take action before problems actually occur, thus saving time and money.

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Not everything that can be counted, counts

  • Post published:November 28, 2011

Measurements can help you to manage and improve software development. An important issue when implementing measurements is to decide what should be measured?

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Golden Rules for Agile Process Improvement

  • Post published:November 9, 2011

I've worked in a multi-site Process Improvement Team that defined and deployed "Golden Rules”, to understand the agile approach, and to work together in a smooth, efficient and positive way.

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Getting business value out of Agile Retrospectives

  • Post published:August 15, 2011

Agile retrospectives are a great way to continuously improve your way of working. Getting actions out of a retrospective that are doable, and getting them done helps teams to learn and improve. An overview of things that you can use to get value out of your retrospectives.

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What Drives Quality: Coding

  • Post published:July 5, 2011

This is already the 4th posting on “What Drives Quality”, focusing on coding. Previous posting covered the factors that drive requirements quality and that drive architecture and design quality. Understanding what drives quality enables you to take action before problems actually occur, thus saving time and money.

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Hoera: We gaan veranderen! Maar hoe doe je dat?

  • Post published:June 30, 2011

Eindelijk is het dan zover. Na allerlei onderzoeken en rapporten, lobbyen, en vele vergaderingen is er een beslissing genomen dat we gaan veranderen. Er is steun en draagvlak in de organisatie voor de verandering, er is budget en er zijn mensen vrijgemaakt voor een veranderproject. Goed nieuws! Maar hoe pak je dat nu aan?

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