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Author Archives: Gil Zilberfeld
In the new knowledge economy, the winners are the ones who learn quickly. But learning means nothing, if it cannot be applied to the business. So the winners are the ones who learn, and use that knowledge, by deciding where to go, and what to do next. If decision making is the king maker, it
We’ve talked about scaling and agile methodology on how to build stuff, but hey, we want to know what to build, dammit! Unfortunately, SAFe, scrum, XP, or Lean Startup don’t talk about what we need to build. Just how to get it out the door. Picking a winning product seems like the holy grail. Business
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Once upon a time there was a pool. It was in a club called “the agile club” (of course), and “the agile club” people loved the pool. This pool had 6 lanes. Each lane was wide enough for 2 persons to swim in parallel. Because the pool was popular, sometimes in certain hours, there were
If business analysis is where we come up with ideas, then product development process is the factory that makes the vision real. What did we take from agile and how is it different today from 15 years ago? The magic word of today is SCALE. And the king of Scaled Agile is SAFe. I’ve already
#APIL15 has come and gone, and what a week it was. And what a record breaking success it’s been for our agile conference. We had more than 220 registered attendees, the biggest turnout yet. We had 44 workshop attendees, again, a record. We had a 4 track conference, a first. We had an HR Agile
Loved Agile Practitioners 2015. Here are the slides about #NoEstimates and our foiled planning attempts.
Burn-down charts are awesome. They are part of agile’s set feedback loops increasing visibilty into the process. Take a look at a burn-down chart, and it will tell you if your agile team is on track or not. Here’s a simple example: Note that I haven’t used any unit on the Y axis. It can
Coming up on the 15th year of agile, do we understand business better? Remember that agile started in development teams? As the time passes, we feel that the agile manifesto can be applied also at the product level, and maybe even at the portfolio level. There’s definitely a demand for scaling the process from the