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Don’t Blame Agile for Bad Agile


An agile backlash is underway. Some organizations have declared victory, fired their agile staff, and moved on. Others are agile in name only or are “doing” agile but have not fundamentally changed the way they work. We should not blame Agile for bad Agile. Agile teams are empowered and collaborative.

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Everything You Need to Know About Release Managers

Rebel’s Guide to PM

My software projects needed releasing, so we had to follow the formal process and engage with the release manager to make sure that the bug fixes and new features got pushed to the production environment in a controlled way. The role of a release manager is crucial in ensuring that software projects are completed on time and within budget.


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Adopting Agile Practices Isn’t Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

Agile needs to be tied to business-driven results. If not, then we start measuring things like people trained, teams doing Scrum, or the organization’s sentiment toward Agile to tell us if we’re succeeding. If your Agile isn’t helping you do that, then it’s not really Agile at all. First, how are we forming teams?

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Are These DevOps Obstacles Getting in the Way of Your Agile Transformation?

Leading Agile

As more and more companies scramble to untangle the code of their monolithic legacy software and get it into the cloud, strategic priorities are shifting. Today, Agilists must have a plan for incorporating DevOps practices into the early stages of Agile Transformation. We’ll also discuss the lack of automation.

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Map Your Route to Mastering Agile Fluency

Agile Fluency® Model is a fantastic model. With this model, you start seeing your journey as a series of paradigm shifts and stages toward higher fluency in Agile: The Agile Fluency model has been as an inspiration for us, when we were designing Org Topologies. Without defining value, no agile transformation is possible.

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Scaling Agile Practices – Improve Business Outcomes


Scaled Agile Framework, SAFe® is the world’s leading framework for Business Agility. The seven core competencies each have three dimensions making it a total of twenty-one dimensions to enable Business Agility. These dimensions contain some of the practices, patterns, and guidelines to Scale Agility across the enterprise.

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Do We Need Risk Management in Agile Projects?


In this article, we’re addressing a common question in modern project management: Do we need risk management in agile projects? Do agile projects have risks associated with them? So, yes, of course, we need risk management in agile projects. Why is Risk Management in Agile Projects Even a Question? Of course not.