So, you’ve heard of Agile – Truths from behind the curtain

Please remember whilst there have been many businesses that have successfully implemented Agile (or any of its many sub-sets) … this page rather serves as a reminder that “the road to hell is paved with good intentions“.

Coming Soon
… but until then, some interesting articles, as I gather my thoughts 🙂

 

Agile

Why do you never hear of ‘Big Tech’ using Agile / Scrum:
(but what about when you’re just starting out ?)
https://blog.pragmaticengineer.com/project-management-at-big-tech/

Thoughts on Estimation:
https://ronjeffries.com/articles/021-01ff/estimation-is-evil/

Whilst the Agile Manifesto is great in theory – many of us live in the real world:
(the link to the tweet at the bottom sums up most of my professional career)
https://www.halfarsedagilemanifesto.org/

 

Project Management

How to run an IT Project:
(a good natured commentary on how IT projects REALLY go)
https://medium.com/swlh/how-to-run-an-it-project-3de28603fec1

And a bit of ‘truth’ on performance reviews:
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/truth-performance-reviews-other-corporate-bullsht-liz-ryan