Archive for 2007

The Agile Heart of the Unified Process

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Using RUP as a Scaling Framework for Scrum One of the common complaints I hear about the Rational Unified Process is that it is too prescriptive and document focused. An often heard complaint about Scrum is that it does not scale to large projects and you never quite know where you are going until you […]

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Covey’s 4 Disciplines of Execution as an Agile Framework

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Stephen Covey, in his bestselling book “The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness”, outlines four disciplines, that when consistently applied, result in high performing organizations. The Agile movement is based upon a value system and specific core practices, that when consistently applied, result in high performing software development organizations. Establish Wildly Important Goals: A team […]

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Does the Agile Project Leader Exist?

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What better way to get a blog on Agile Project Leadership kicked off than to challenge the very assertion that there is such a thing as an Agile Project Leader. Is the idea of an Agile Project Leader even a valid concept? Could we not make the case that Leadership is Leadership no matter what […]

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