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Agile and Cybernetics

Software development is a complex endeavour, that’s why Agile is very relevant. Agile methods enable us to cope with this complexity. I want to give one explanation why Agile works. This post will also prove that command-and-control is not working

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Agile Management vs. Good Management

There is a lot of noise around the management of Agile. A new discipline of Agile Management seems to be necessary and is discussed on conferences, in articles and is the base on new consulting products. Agile as a body

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User Stories, Epics, Themes and MVPs

Product Owners employ User Stories as product backlog items. User Stories represent requirements and are detailed during the course of the project. Large User Stories are called Epics. Epics are coarse grained User Stories and are usually decomposed during the

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Design Thinking meets Agile

Seit einiger Zeit beschäftigte ich mich mit Design Thinking. Diese Methode hat eigentlich nichts mit Software-Entwicklung zu tun. Sie soll dazu dienen, innovative Ideen hervorzubringen. Agile Methoden verfolgen in erster Linie das Ziel, auf Veränderungen der Anforderungen zu reagieren. Aber

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Why the LRM is just theory?

I had a discussion recently with a colleague about the usefulness of the Last Responsible Moment (LRM) in the context of a complex project. The LRM is when the Cost of Delay overweights the Benefits of Delay. In other words, it’s often

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