Dennis Stevens

Chief Operations Officer

Dennis Stevens
LeadingAgile COO, Dennis Stevens has been helping organizations solve the challenges associated with product development in larger, more complex enterprises for over 25 years – leading major projects and Agile transformations in many global enterprises. He helped bring Agile to PMI: serving on the steering committee of the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, as past leader of the PMI Global Community of Practice, and is currently the Vice Chair on the Software Extension to the PMBOK. He has been published in Harvard Business Review on Business Value driven SOA and on an incremental approach to large scale Agile in a Cutter Consortium Executive Report.  

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Agile vs. Waterfall

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Agile versus Waterfall These words have become completely overloaded when discussing product development. Lots of conversations about helping organizations improve their product development processes go sideways based on individual perspectives […]

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Making Work Ready

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Teams moving to Agile often abandon planning and documentation. Some coaches claim that any planning or estimating is waste. Some teams hear that we don’t do any planning or documentation […]

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Getting Testing Involved

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Testing anti-pattern There is a common anti-pattern I consistently run into involving testing. In this anti-pattern testing is about finding technical defects near the end of a project. Testers view […]

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