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I seem to be posting on other people's blogs more than my own these days. This time I have prepared a piece for Luis Goncalves' blog about using the Lean Manufacturing practice of a 'big room' or 'war room'. This tool can be used to house a number of other visual and thinking aids like metaphorical maps, value stream maps and A3s to help stakeholders, Product Owner(s) and Developers to work together to synchronize their efforts.
How do you transition your company to something that you would want to call 'agile'? Spoiler: there isn't a way, at least not a single one. I wrote this whitepaper for my employer Mirabeau, for managers and directors to consider: Whether you need to improve your agilityHow that worksHow to manage/govern/control thisThe associated costs, risks, resources and re-organisationRead More >>