Who DevOps the DevOps?

There is a strategic problem I’ve been wrestling with lately. It’s really just a question, albeit a complicated one. But I have really looked far and wide and been unable to find any good answers to the question, or even many people addressing it or even thinking about it. So to understand the question, let’s […]

No One Likes Meetings

Who really likes meetings?  I mean, I’m sure some people do, somewhere.  But it seems like a lot of people don’t. So many don’t, in fact, that Scrum and Sprints are designed to minimize meetings. But let’s look at the Agile Manifesto.  It says, “We favor…” Individuals and interactions Customer collaboration Responding to change In […]

Agile Development and Schedule Estimation

You can have fixed time and variable scope, or variable time and fixed scope, but a product owner can’t pick both. Lately, I’ve heard this quote several times.  At first, it makes sense. A product owner/stakeholder can either tell the team the requirements, and the team can then define the schedule.  Or the product owner […]