What are the main Software Deployment Strategies Today?

Releasing software today has many options, they vary in risk profile, and in the way they are performed. In this article we will do a summary of the main options available today. This is a valuable tool chest to have in mind in your road to better releases, less risk, and more peace of mind,…

Balance: The Secret of Agile

Some who hear about Agile's thoughts about self-managing teams often make the mistake to think that there is no discipline or structure in the several Agile Methods and frameworks such as Scrum and Kanban, but nothing could be further from the truth. Agility lies at the crossroads of both freedom and discipline. The careful applying…

No More Fake Deadlines

Fake Deadlines are the biggest life sucking hole in the history of business. Fake Deadlines do not follow reason, they are illogical and capricious. Fake Deadlines waste the most valuable asset of a company: their people. Fake Deadlines are evil because they do not lead by inspiration, they lead by fear. Fake Deadlines cause stress,…

Beyond DevOps: Bringing Agile to the Enterprise. Why SAFe and Kanban are Leading the Way.

"Companies rarely die from moving too fast, and they frequently die from moving too slowly." Reed Hastings, Netflix In the last 3 years, Agile has leaped beyond Software Development & IT to find receptive ears in the offices of important CEOs and their management teams. This time unlike what happened in the early 2000s the…

Agility the Higher Way to Scale Agile

Agility is a higher concept than just Agile. One we should embrace more. When a business pursues #agility it opens wide avenues for improvement, not just through one framework or method, but an open-minded approach to get better, and never stop improving. Agility goes beyond technology, or Agile Transformations. It seeks three main goals: do…