Client after client of mine encounters the same impediments to agile delivery. As Northwest Cadence deepens our expertise in the Microsoft cloud, we learn more and more about technologies and techniques that can help.
I've been playtesting my two upcoming Agile2015 sessions and getting awesome feedback to help me make them even better. You'll be able to view the final results this August in Washington, DC!
Stop statusing and start standupping with the only two questions that have any business being asked in your daily standup. Take back your team's time and its sanity—and more importantly, put the standup to work helping you deliver! In 2013, I wrote that the traditional "three questions" in the daily standup are wrong, and contributing [...]
The latest news from VSO & TFS shows what a great agile transformation can accomplish.
Northwest Cadence is a top-ranked finalist for Agile Consultant Services for Washington state. We’re excited to be back in Olympia helping software delivery teams get agile and Lean!
I'm so excited to announce our new offering, in partnership with Microsoft, that allows you to use your Software Assurance (SA) benefits to fund a deep-dive assessment and strategic planning around DevOps. DevOps is a big deal, and a broad concept. It was originally conceived as "dev and ops working seamlessly together", and that's still [...]
I may have done a dangerous thing. I wanted to show teams how to commit a two-week sprint in half an hour... and then we did it in fifteen minutes.
Killer features in TFS 2013 Update 2, now available RTM!
Do you dread your daily standup? Do you despair of ever getting it into 15 minutes? You're probably doing it by the book, and that means you are doing it wrong. Learn The One Thing to make it work.
A funny thing happened on the way to the Kanban board: we found a way to make Definitions of Done easier to understand.