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    Webinar:  Reimagining Agile

    Almost 23 years after creating the Agile Manifesto, Jim Highsmith is leading the Reimagining Agile initiative. During this... Read More

    Agile Metrics

    When looking at the transparency of Agile and the granularity of team-based metrics, it is extremely important to be... Read More

    How I Used the Personal Retrospective to Become a Better Scrum Trainer

    I often tell students, “If I were stranded on a desert island and could only have one part of Agile, I would take the... Read More

    Defining Value in Agile

    In an Agile context, defining value isn’t necessarily about calculating return on investment or measuring profit margins.... Read More

    The Secrets of Effective Sprint Planning

    Do your Sprints appear to be successful but somehow the end result isn’t what you expected? The problem may be Sprint... Read More

    What Skills Does Your Agile Coach Need?

    This is the third in the ongoing series of articles focused on using the Agile Coaching Growth Wheel to find, hire and... Read More

    Evaluating Candidates with the Agile Coaching Growth Wheel

    This analysis of the Agile Coaching Growth Wheel is the second article in an ongoing series that examines the Agile Coaching... Read More

    How to Pick the Right Agile Coach

    Author’s note: For purposes of this article on picking the right Agile Coach, we’re assuming you’re looking to adopt the... Read More

    Agile Metrics: 4 Balanced KPIs to Measure Success

    This article has been updated with a completely overhauled and refined Metrics Spreadsheet for you to try out the... Read More

    Sprint Cadence: A Pragmatic Guide

    Our Scrum students and consulting clients often ask questions about Sprint cadence: “Can you hold your Sprint Review and... Read More

    Agile Metrics: Quantifying Team Velocity

    As part of our ongoing series on agile metrics, this article dives deep into one of the most famous — or infamous — metrics... Read More

    Our 10 Most Popular Agile Essays of 2020

    It’s been a long year. Although we’ve all had a little extra reading time, you might have missed a few of our most popular... Read More

    Agile Training Programs: A Blueprint for Success

    Agile adoption is serious business. The adoption process requires new ways of working — and new ways of thinking about work... Read More

    Frameworks for Agile Transformation

    Nearly two decades after the Agile Manifesto was first published, many organizations continue to rely on Waterfall software... Read More

    Frameworks for Agile Leadership

    Leadership Support Is Not Enough: You Need a Plan In our experience, the number one cause of failure for any Agile adoption... Read More