From CI to CD – What about architecture?

Andy McGrath Coaching, DevJam News, News

Product architecture is not a fixed thing but rather a spectrum of decisions.  Key aspects of your product are costly to change and you need to get them more right early on.  Having expensive decisions ’emerge’ would be dangerous.  Other aspects you might not know well enough and you need the flexibility of emergent design. Coaching teams, I commonly come …

Agile Day Chicago – Schedule and Session Information

Andy McGrath News, Practical Agility

**Note - Schedule is subject to change While all tracks and sessions are designed to be consumable by any role or skill, each track is coordinated with an overarching theme that may appeal to certain individuals more. Check out below for overall tracks, sessions, and whom titles may appeal more to.  Deeper overviews on sessions are available here.  Rethinking ProcessWHAT: Move beyond simple process and ...

Agile Day Chicago – Workshops

Andy McGrath DevJam News, News

DevJam is proud to offer these one-day workshops with our friends.  All workshops are $299 unless noted.  Separate registration for Agile Day Chicago ($99) required. 3 TDD Katas in JavaScript - FREE! What You Will Learn This one day workshop introduces participants to several software development techniques guaranteed to help improve your software’s design and overall quality. Participants will be introduced ...

Finding the Big Picture: Planning with Journeys at AgileEE 2013

Andy McGrath Dude Presentations, News

Check out David Hussman’s behind-the-scences interview from Agile Eastern Europe, the largest and most renowned Agile conference in Eastern Europe, where he talks about zooming-out from small sprints to find what’s really valuable. To see the whole talk click here. Then for info on David’s next speaking event How to Build the Wrong Thing Faster and Learn From It at TriAgile April 16 in …

Practical Refactoring

David Hussman News, Practical Agility

What They Can Tell Us that We Don’t Already Know 50+ practical agilists gathered at DevJam Studios on January 28th to preview a possible theme for Agile Day Twin Cities 2015: “What They Can Tell Us that We Don’t Already Know?” If you have never been to a Practical Agility gathering, they are topical conversations organized by DevJam but led …

Collaboration That Scales

David Hussman Dude Presentations

How do you scale collaboration? Scaling a culture of collaboration is more important than ever before. If you’re interested learning how your organization can successfully coordinate across development teams, executive stakeholders, program and project managers, users, and customers, then you’ll want to watch this webinar with David Hussman, presented by Version One and DevJam. Click here to view the webinar

Dude’s Law, Gordon Pask and The Shoveler

David Hussman Coaching, DevJam News, Dude Publications, News

In 2010, I was awarded The Gordon Pask Award. When asked why, the committee told me it was “so that I continued doing the work I was doing”, or pragmatically coaching and teaching agility. Joe Rainsberger was kind enough to call me “a builder of community builders” and Jeff Patton told me that I “play the ball where it lies”  (instead of telling people they …