Evolving from ad-hoc to Agile to Kanban

Posted on January 25th, 2010 in Agile, Kanban, Lean, Silver Catalyst, silverstripesoftware by siddharta || 3 Comments

This is the presentation I gave at Agile Bengaluru 2010 this past weekend. It describes the journey moving from ad-hoc development to an agile process and how we then adapted it to a more Kanban like process. The bad news is that you can’t really make out much with just the slides as the commentary is not there. The good news is that the session was recorded, so I’ll post it up once the recording is made available. In the meantime, here is the presentation.

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3 Responses to “Evolving from ad-hoc to Agile to Kanban”

  1. abhijit banerjee Says:

    Slide 14 shows “Not talking to end user”!! would be eager to know how that issue can be addressed.

  2. siddharta Says:

    One of the ways is by getting an end user to come in and try out the product and provide feedback. This is something that user experience professionals are good at. A lot of their work is about talking to end users. Alistair Cockburn talks about easy access to expert user. The expert user could be anyone. You don’t have to rely on only the customer to give feedback.

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