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Posts by Greg King

Guiding Organizational Design With SOA Principles

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A couple of years ago, Mike Cottmeyer wrote a blog post on How to Structure Your Agile Enterprise.  He contended at scale we need to organize teams around capabilities.  He referenced refactoring legacy architecture into a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). We have proven this with many of our clients over the last couple of years.  […]

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5 Fallacies of Enterprise Agile Transformation

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I recently wrote a blog post addressing the fallacy that Project Managers are not needed in Enterprise Agile transformations. Reflecting on that post, it got me thinking about other misconceptions I’ve seen and am regularly asked about by my clients.  Here are the ones I hear the most, and my attempt to clear up some […]

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Project Managers in Enterprise Agile

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Recently, I was engaged in a lively conversation about enterprise agile transformations and the topic turned to Project Management Offices (PMOs) and, specifically, Project Managers (PMs). The gentleman I was speaking with said that in ideal agile, there is “no need for Project Managers”. His argument was that they are replaced by Product Owners, Delivery […]

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