Many agile IT initiatives are going on right now to improve systems that support the front lines of fighting this pandemic, and the economic challenges that come with it. So...

Now is not the time to pull back on agile. The ability to pivot to changing markets and world events is more important now than ever.

In part one of this two-part blog series, I examined the challenges and opportunities for applying the first 6 guiding principles of agile at scale, looking at some of the...

Do agile principles work at scale: Part 1?

Philip van Sickel
Philip van Sickel
2020-03-31

The agile manifesto and principles have been excellent guiding lights for the IT industry for close to 20 years. They have revolutionized the way software is developed and have spawned...

There’s no “I” in agile implementation: why teams are key

Melissa Boudreault
Melissa Boudreault
2020-03-27

To be fair, there are plenty of i’s in agile: innovation, intelligence (human and artificial) and iterations, to name a few. But the contributions of the individuals on a project...

Avoiding the agile spiral: business agility isn’t child’s play

Steven Lacroix
Steven Lacroix
2020-03-10

The upside of a downward spiral Downward spirals can be great. Having spent many afternoons with my three-year old at the neighborhood playground, I can attest to how much fun...

Gaining enterprise agility: charting a course for transformation with agile at scale and LADx

Steven Lacroix
Steven Lacroix
2020-01-06

Organizations are looking to get to a new place – applying digital technology to redefine their business models – yet many are still stuck using methodologies that date back to...

How life stages clarify Agile maturity

Neelesh Katiyar
Neelesh Katiyar
2019-05-22

The Agile methodology maturity level scale indicates how agile an organization’s methodology actually is, ranging from a minimal level of small steps up to a complete, top-to-bottom implementation of agile...