Case Study: LeSS Adoption at Federal Pension Service in Belgium (SFPD)
Ever since 2015 we get our customers so proud on what they achieved that they go on stage. This time we are happy to share a recording of our LeSS Case Study at the Federal Pension Service in Belgium (SFPD). An amazing story of technical excellence and internal change agents. [siteorigin_widget class=”WP_Widget_Media_Video”][/siteorigin_widget] If you are […]
LeSS No More Majors Story at SFPD – Webinar Recording
We are proud to share the story of the No More Majors Community at the governmental institute of pensions in Belgium (SFPD) which was initiated as part of their LeSS adoption preparations and strategy. This recording was made on August 28th when Tom Jans & Thierry de Pauw did a pre-run of their Munich LeSS Conference […]
The Shocking Truth about Firefighting in I.T. Organizations!
Why are there so many IT people out there who have the feeling they’re actually a firefighter? Why do they have the feeling to be jumping from one burning house to another? Why do they have the feeling work is driven by fire alarms? Why is it that the loudest voice in the office, the […]
Stop Managing Dependencies!
Dependencies in Software Development have been an issue since decades and lots of practices have been built to “manage” them, creating an environment that becomes more complicated with longer time-to-market times as dependencies grow (or the product/solution grows). This is creating an illusion and no dependency management is alwys the only answer! Coordination to remove dependencies […]
A Horror Story: Efficiency is Killing Productivity
Are you working in product development? Creative work? Research? Or any other domain where brains are the main asset? YES? Then this story is for you! It’s called: “Efficiency in organisations has become counterproductive!“ Take the holy grail of efficiency: Clarity – Measurements – Accountability, it makes human efforts derail! And yes, I’ve been tricked into […]
The Good, Bad and Ugly of Being 1 Year in a LeSS Huge Adoption
Large-Scale Scrum or LeSS About 1 year ago BASE Company engaged with Co-Learning in order to improve their time to market, productivity and quality using “Agile“. As many other companies their understanding about Agile was limited to the practices, roles and process and mainly focussed on their “development” teams. Together we generated a better understanding setting […]
Rapid Software Testing – skilled testing unleashed
The software testing profession looks like a steadily maturing profession from the outside. After all, there are certification schemes like ISTQB, CAT, IREB and QAMP (the one to rule them all), standards (ISO 29119) and companies reaching TMM (test maturity model) levels that – just like a Spinal Tap guitar amplifier – one day might even go up to 11. The […]
Learn how to manage technical debt from a business perspective
Recently I get a lot of questions related to Technical Debt and Legacy products which triggered me to write this article, explaining how I managed technical debt a while ago. I want to share this information to provide you extra options, I do not claim this system is the best out there, it is just […]