Root Cause Analysis (RCA) has been used for many years to determine a fault’s first or “root” causes in order to identify process improvement opportunities. The CMMI V1.3 has increased the possible deployment of RCA.
Afgelopen maandag was er de 1e open space van Agile Overheid en het Agile Consortium. Interessante en leerzame bijeenkomst! Ik heb op deze gelegenheid van gedachten kunnen wisselen over menselijke factoren bij de invoering van agile, met extra aandacht voor de verschillen tussen het bedrijfsleven en de overheid.
Op maandag 28 februari komt de SPIder People-CMM werkgroep bijeen. Onderwerp van de bijeenkomst is Participatory Culture
When I worked at Ericsson I used Scrum to manage Process Improvement projects, where it turned out to be a real enabler for Continuous Improvement.
Business needs for process improvement projects are changing. Organizations expect faster results from their process improvement investments; they want their improvement to follow changing business needs and be more engrained in the organization.
One major change in CMMI V1.3 is the addition of agile. Let’s take a look at this, to see how the deploying the CMMI version 1.3 delivers value for Agile organizations and how we can combine agile and CMMI in process improvement.
It’s time for a 'next quote. This one's from Yogi Bera: “You can observe a lot by just watching”. I use this quote when I see things that are clearly happening, but go completely unnoticed by those involved, thereby missing chances to improve.
The customer is considered more and important for software development. Software teams have to delivers products and services that solve the needs of their customers. But understanding what a customer wants isn’t always that easy.
Last month I was reading the book The Gift of Time, a collection of stories from people who have used the work of Gerald “Jerry” M. Weinberg. It gives an impression how his ideas helped them, and how it enabled them to support people, and make a difference.
Many people think Quality Assurance (QA) is only testing. This surprises me, after working many years as Quality Manager to prevent defects and improve products.