Spotify Engineering Culture

This couple of videos helped me to understand how agility can be implemented into complex software development environments. A lot of agility knowledge shared in these videos, and so many topics related to SAFe, Video #1, this is more technical oriented, you will find things as agility, squads, continuous deployment, how teams are organized, events… … Read more

SAFe Scaled Agile Framework

Time to learn, time to read, now working on a deal where the customer is implementing their own version of SAFe. There are a lot of documentation and intelligence on all of this, very interesting time learning about it. Something I do not like is that is a closed community, I understand that organizations need … Read more

LESS & SAFE Notes

This post is just notes and links about Large-Scale Scrum (LESS) and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFE): Scaled Agile Framework SAFE framework: https://www.scaledagileframework.com/ SAFE 5.1 big picture video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98SjzQoM5ME Beware SAFe (the Scaled Agile Framework for Enterprise), an Unholy Incarnation of Darkness | by Sean Dexter | Medium Large-Scale Scrum LESS framework: https://less.works/ Introduction video: … Read more

Organizational debt, DevOps and OpenSource

A debt is a debt, it’s something you acquire to be able to acquire other capabilities or values in a market, product, behavior… Every company have this type of debt with more or less exposure. This debt can be excess of organization (typically a big company) or lack of organization (commonly a start-up). Companies acquire … Read more

MVC pattern + DevOps + agile = SaaS developer

This equation is so simple, there are transferable skills that can be used in different platforms. MVC pattern + DevOps + agile = SaaS developer In the market, companies working on SalesForce, ServiceNow, Workday… all of them are looking for developers. You cannot learn how to develop ServiceNow code using the traditional training channels: they … Read more

Walterfall Vs Agile

And vice verse, because in some software areas Agile is becoming the primary methodology to build applications and pieces of software, because the cycle of delivery of versions is shorter and shorter and short cycles of delivery is what the market is demanding. They are different things itself, so we can do thousand of lists … Read more

RAD or Waterfall?

Dynamic Systems Development (or DSDM) is a method based on the assumption that nothing is perfect first time, but that 80% of the solution can be produced in 20% of the time it would take to produce the whole solution. It is highly iterative, all steps can be re-visited, therefore the current step need be … Read more