19 02, 2015

Lean and Kanban at the ALM Forum

By | 2015-02-19T11:40:20+00:00 February 19th, 2015|Agile, Kanban, Lean|0 Comments

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 [...]

6 01, 2015

Washington state likes us!

By | 2015-01-06T16:44:28+00:00 January 6th, 2015|Agile, Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Company, Kanban, Lean, Process, Scrum|0 Comments

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!

18 06, 2014

TechEd 2014 North America – second chance!

By | 2014-06-18T11:55:14+00:00 June 18th, 2014|Kanban, Lean, Process, Scrum, Team Foundation Server, Tools, Visual Studio 2013, Visual Studio 2013 Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio ALM|0 Comments

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 [...]

23 04, 2014

Join Northwest Cadence and Microsoft for free trainings on Kanban, Git, Lean, and Agile

By | 2014-04-23T09:04:46+00:00 April 23rd, 2014|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Kanban, Lean, Practices, Scrum|3 Comments

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 [...]

16 04, 2014

Lean Kanban North America 2014 – Steven Borg on Enterprise Agility: Lean at Scale

By | 2014-04-16T14:03:46+00:00 April 16th, 2014|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Kanban, Lean, Practices, Process|0 Comments

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 [...]

26 03, 2014

MVA JumpStart TODAY! Enterprise Agility Is Not an Oxymoron

By | 2014-03-26T08:36:35+00:00 March 26th, 2014|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Kanban, Lean, Practices, Process, Scrum|5 Comments

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 [...]

19 03, 2014

ALM JumpStart TODAY: Fundamentals of Lean Software Delivery

By | 2014-03-19T08:30:27+00:00 March 19th, 2014|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Lean, Practices, Process|0 Comments

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 [...]

21 08, 2013

Does your company culture resemble Survivor?

By | 2013-08-21T12:24:44+00:00 August 21st, 2013|Kanban, Lean, Process, Scrum|Comments Off on Does your company culture resemble Survivor?

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?