Secret Stories and Agile Analysts

Mike Cohn’s latest post got me thinking about how essential analysis is even in so-called Agile teams. It describes a common situation where backlogs contain ‘add this’ and ‘delete this’ stories. I really believe this can be helped by a good analyst who understands value and patterns. My comment on Mike’s post goes onto explain […]

Agile transformation…scary and exciting

Look it up in the dictionary.   Transformation. trans·form 1.to change in form, appearance, or structure; metamorphose. 2.to change in condition, nature, or character; convert. 3.to change into another substance; transmute. The use of words like convert and change appear in the various online dictionaries, and when these are applied in the context of change there is likely to be an overwhelming subconscious reaction from most humans. A really important thing to consider is how change is […]