Don’t miss the $300 Early Bird savings through March 15th! If you haven’t already, now is the time to get registered for the ALM Forum 2015! Northwest Cadence is thrilled to be delivering a pre-conference workshop, Fundamentals of Lean Software Delivery, Monday May 18th and would love to see you there! Keith Pleas, the Executive [...]
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 was honored to speak at TechEd North America again this year on two topics: From Vanity to Value, Metrics that Matter: Improving Lean and Agile, Kanban and Scrum Hybrid ALM: Using Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio Online Together As always, there was a great crowd at TechEd and I got lots of great [...]
Northwest Cadence is thrilled to share with you details around our recent work with Microsoft and the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA). We helped create and deliver live, all-day trainings highlighting topics such as Agile, Lean, Git, and Kanban. We loved working on these Jump Starts because they emphasize our passion: helping teams improve their processes [...]
Join Steven Borg on May 5-8 at the upcoming leadership conference: Modern Management Methods – Making Better Decisions in the Face of Complexity and Uncertainty. If you’re in a leadership role and are responsible for managing knowledge work activities, this conference is one that you don’t want to miss. The Modern Management Conference has extremely [...]
It’s that time again, happy ALM Wednesday! Today, join experts Steve Borg and Andrew Clear as they walk you through the benefits of agility and how it can improve your business and competitiveness. Don’t miss this practical, informative session. Outline of Topics: History, Foundations, and Challenges of Agile and Lean Business Agility and Competitiveness with Agile Practices [...]
Happy ALM Wednesday! Today, join experts Steve Borg and Andrew Clear as they walk you through the facts, historical roots and practical implementations of lean software development. Watch exercises and soak up practical principles that you can take back to your own team! If you’ve ever wondered why agile works, you do not want to [...]
It turned out our customer was incredibly agile in all the parts of their business except software delivery. We helped them make the connection and win their top executives’ support.
Does your company culture resemble Survivor? Do you have a culture in your organisation where individuals that help others are considered slackers for not getting their own assignments complete?
Even the term “vertical slice”, a common stumbling block in agile adoption, kinda implies a large-scale n-tier application. Modern architectures and agile can play nicer together than that!