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with Israel Gat, Diana Larsen, Scott Ambler, Esther Derby, and other members of Cutter's Agile team
Are you headed to Agile2014, July 28 - August 1, 2014, in Orlando, FL? Be sure to add Cutter Agile Practice Director Israel Gat's sessions to your schedule: Comparative Analysis of Three Agile Transformations in a F500 Corporation and Agile: One Size Does Not Fit All. While you're at it, add Diana Larsen's keynote on Best Job Ever!, Scott Ambler's Enterprise Agile? Are You Ready?, and Esther Derby's No Silver Bullets: What Worked for Them May Not Work for You. Want to meet up with Cutter while you're there? Contact Us to schedule a one-on-one conversation with our Agile team during or after the conference!
Featured Research & Analysis
with Johanna Rothman, Scott W. Ambler, Suzanne Robertson, Ron Jeffries, Peter Kaminski, Israel Gat, Hubert Smits, Hillel Glazer
This report is an opinion piece on a battle confronting the Agile community today: Scrum versus Kanban. Our lead author, Johanna Rothman, sets forth her argument that one is not necessarily better than the other; they are just different and it's up to the organization to figure out which method is best under which circumstance. In response, seven of Cutter's Agile experts discuss their views on crossing the Agile divide.
with Israel Gat, Practice Director
The resignation of Intrigue's CTO six weeks before v1.0 of its JavaJoe product was scheduled to ship caused quite a few eyebrows to be raised.1 Neither the CEO nor the venture capitalist (VC) of Intrigue had the visibility and the data they needed to assess the quality of the JavaJoe code. No one at Intrigue was able to provide "x-rays" of the code and interpret them in terms that would be meaningful to technical and nontechnical people. Cutter Consortium was able to give them what they needed.
with Patrick Debois
The lead time between idea conception and production remains high in many organizations, despite various project management methodologies and the push towards operational excellence. Internal fights emerge as Development and Operations strive towards conflicting goals: Agile shortens software delivery time by introducing a greater number of smaller changes; ITIL increases stability by minimizing changes. How can an organization overcome this internal conflict? With devops.