Author Archives: Dave Moran

Start Being Agile Today!

Guest post from Dave Moran, founder and agile coach at Agile Guide in Portland, ME There is a difference between doing agile, which relates to adopting practices and techniques, and being agile, which relates to the mindset and behaviors we … Continue reading

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Scrum or Kanban?

-Guest Post from Software Results- Scrum and Kanban are both popular these days, but which is the right choice for you? Given that Scrum prescribes specific roles – each with its responsibilities and boundaries – I view Scrum as a … Continue reading

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Agile Development: A Model for a Better Future

The leading barrier to further agile adoption – as noted in VersionOne’s 2011 State of Agile Development Survey – is the ability to change organizational culture. Unfortunately, agile development teams can’t fix this problem by themselves because changing an organization’s … Continue reading

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The Agile Resiliency Factor: Part 2 of 2

In my first post I explained the importance of building a resilient organization through agile development. Now we shift our focus to the price… and the payoff. Here are the rest of my thoughts. There is a price of admission, … Continue reading

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The Agile Resiliency Factor: Part 1 of 2

What’s the first thing that pops into your mind when you hear the term agile development? Is it something along the lines of responsive and adaptive? Did you automatically equate this to responding and adapting to changing software requirements? If … Continue reading

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