Agile for COTS – Discussion with Scott Ambler

Agile thought leader Scott Ambler discusses with Joseph Flahiff how you use Agile to more effectively implement Commercial off the shelf (COTS). COTS projects are often not considered a candidate for Agile but why not? I decided to go to the big dog in the park, IBM, and talk about how you can save literally [...]

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Don’t make this mistake with Holiday Sprint Length

First off I want to apologize for missing yesterday's post. I am committed to posting on Tuesdays and Thursdays. I missed yesterday. Sorry. ===================== We are in the holiday season now and you have sprints going on, what do you do with those days off? I have tried two ways: Extending iteration length to keep [...]