If you go bimodal, you are dead ……..

It’s not that it can’t work, or indeed give you some genuine short term value. The problem is the message that it sends. Confronted with a rate of change that makes one’s head spin, large corporates are desperately scrambling to get a level of agility that enables...

Great Agile does not = Great Engineering

My last few posts have focussed on the state of the nation with respect to the Agile movement in general. Today’s post is focussed on Agile for Software Engineering and one of the key assumptions that can be made about Agile teams that is fraught with danger....

When Agile …. isn’t

My last couple of posts ‘That’s not Agile’ (find at http://www.shibusa.com.au/thats-not-agile/ ) and ‘Agile is Sh!te’ (find at http://www.shibusa.com.au/agile-is-shite/ ) have focussed on state of the nation with respect the movement and some broader observations...

Agile is Sh!ite…..

The movement is at risk people. Forums full of modern day Pharisees preaching this and that, demanding practices be applied with mindless rigour. Worshipers of one cult or another, failing to recognise they are in a cult or that 1000 other cults exist within the same...

Thats not Agile……

I made this post on Linked originally. It has got a lot of interest…. If I see another post from an Agile Fundamentalist ‘explaining’ what is and isn’t Agile…. Firstly: Agile is no longer one set of practices. It is primarily a culture, underpinned...

Welcome to Shibusa

Welcome to the Shibusa blog! I intend using this blog for the occasional rant about anything that takes my fancy… don’t expect a weekly prompter for ‘this weeks blog’ but I hope to share thoughts and ideas that I’m passionate about when the mood takes me! In the mean...