Professional Kanban Trainer for Applying Professional Kanban
The Scrum Guide only contains the minimum necessary to create an empirical process control system for managing risk. The new Kanban Guide reflects the minimum that you need to do […]
Applying Professional Kanban (APK) Training Experience with Certification
Kanban is fast becoming the modern way to manage an organization’s delivery of customer value. In today’s always-on environment, you need a clear set of practices that don’t get in […]
Introducing Kanban for Professional Scrum Teams
A few weeks ago I was in Boston to visit the Scrum.org offices and learn to teach the Professional Scrum with Kanban (PSK) training class co-taught by Steve Porter and […]
Professional Scrum with Kanban (PSK) with Certification
The Professional Scrum with Kanban™ (PSK) is delivered over four half or two full days and includes the industry recognised PSK I assessment. It shows how experienced Scrum practitioners can employ a Kanban strategy to help their teams improve their effectiveness. These complimentery practices are core to the lean-agile movement and are an excellent extension to your existing professional Scrum.
The Insufficiency of Scrum is a fallacy
The insufficiency of Scrum is a fallacy perpetrated by teams that don’t step up their practices in concert with their planning and don’t really want to make it work anyway. You can fail doing Kanban, XP or Merese and SSADM just as easily. The goal of Agile is to have you fail sooner and for it to cost less.
Improvements in Visual Studio ALM from the ALM Summit
There were many new improvements in Visual Studio ALM that were announced at this years ALM Summit event that I can only pick a few to highlight as my favourites. Brian Harry did the keynote on the second day and almost immediately announced Visual Studio 2012.2 CTP 2 and a bunch of new features some of which were made available in TF Service (http://tfs.visualstudio.com) immediately.
Coffee Talk: Scrum versus Kanban (re-match) … Thursday at High Noon!
Because of the phenomenal success of the Scrum versus Kanban session that Steven Borg an I did today, we plan on having a rematch to see if Kanban can make […]
Coffee Talk: Scrum versus Kanban
I am doing a free session this Friday with Steven Borg to help folks understand the differences between Scrum and Kanban and where each fit. This will be an introductory […]
Do you want to be an ALM Consultant?
Northwest Cadence is looking for our next great consultant! At Northwest Cadence, we have created a work environment that emphasizes excellence, integrity, and out-of-the-box thinking. Our customers have high expectations […]