How assembly-line thinking is hurting your DevOps teams

by Carl Weller on 11/04/2019 01:30

This is the fourth post in a series exploring Lean thinking and DevOps.

In my previous post Increasing the speed of your DevOps teams I covered multi-tasking and large amounts of work in progress as two significant issues impacting the speed of work flowing through teams to customers. In this post we are going to cover another key reason work takes longer than it should; time lost due to work sitting in non-productive states.

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'Scrum in 10 minutes' at Certified Scrum Meetup

by Kirstin Donaldson on 09/11/2018 10:00

During our Certified Scrum Meetup yesterday I explained that I find it valuable to cover the Scrum approach with my team at the start of every new Scrum project. Even when people say they have a good understanding of Scrum there is always value in taking people back to the basic principles of Scrum, knowing they may have moved away from and lost sight of some aspects in day to day project life.

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Key concepts you need to consider before starting that Agile transformation

by Kirstin Donaldson on 18/10/2018 11:00

More and more organisations across the world are following the lead of IT and adopting Agile practices. It’s worth taking a moment to look at some key concepts and considering whether Agile change is right for your business. In this post I’ll be examining what the following means for your business:

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October Certified Scrum Meetup - sprint carry over, water-scrum-fall...

by Julien Thomas on 11/10/2018 02:30

On Tuesday I facilitated our second 'Certified Scrum Meetup' event in our Wellington office. The purpose was to bring together people who have attended Certified ScrumMaster, Certified Scrum Product Owner and Advanced Certified ScrumMaster training to share ideas and learning on applying Scrum and Agile and overcoming challenges.

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Kicking off the 'Certified Scrum Meetup' in Wellington

by Kirstin Donaldson on 13/09/2018 10:00

On Tuesday I facilitated our first 'Certified Scrum Meetup' event in our Wellington offices. The purpose was to bring together people who have attended Certified ScrumMaster, Certified Scrum Product Owner and Advanced Certified ScrumMaster training to share ideas and learning on applying Scrum and Agile and overcoming challenges.

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