Author Archives: Lee Henson

Can We Do Better?

On several of the Scrum & Agile boards that I frequent and regularly post, there has been some pretty lengthy discussion about team optimization and how organizationally, we can be certain we are pushing at our maximum level of efficiency. … Continue reading

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Embracing The Practically Perfect Agile Process

Agile project management begins with a simple framework. From there, things can get sticky pretty fast. The path becomes filled with decisions about the software development process and whether we will use agile project management software. If we do choose … Continue reading

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Scrum – Keeping It Simple

In the world of IT, as systems become more powerful and complex, managing these complex systems becomes easier and easier. A big part of what I have dubbed the IT revolution comes from a new group of revolutionaries pushing forward … Continue reading

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Agile Adoption For Managers

One question that I run across quite often is “What will agile development do for my organization?” What many people mistakenly do is equate agile project management with doing more work, with less documentation and fewer people. Although the premise … Continue reading

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Building Agility for the New Year!

At this time of year, each of us have made New Year’s Resolutions. Some of us want to lose weight, or eat less sweets. Some want to exercise more often, or just get in better shape. In the agile development … Continue reading

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Do you see what I see?

Agile project management has finally started to grow up and mature. On the heels of multiple training and coaching engagements, one thing I have learned is that agile has certainly made its way into enterprise level application development. Software development … Continue reading

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T’was Agile – A Holiday Treat

Twas the night before code drop and all through the land Not a person was coding, not even one hand The code was all tested and checked in with care Even the documentation was completed and there The PMO Director … Continue reading

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Agile Credit Scores – Technical Debt for Managers

So, I know what you are thinking.. Has he lost his marbles? What on Earth does a good credit score have to do with all things agile project management related? Actually, I would argue the two are more tethered than … Continue reading

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The Airport Needs a Runway!

Call me Captain Obvious, but the airport needs a runway. After all, would an airport be an airport at all without one? Even people who fly crop planes will profess that they need a sound place to take off and … Continue reading

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Special Delivery – Delivering Agile Projects

Many people in the agile software development community believe that the problems they are facing within their organization are unique to them and their situation. After traveling the globe and listening to groups of all shapes and sizes, I have … Continue reading

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