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Category Archives: Continuous Delivery

7 Habits of a Successful Scaled Agile Adoption

Agility is not an initiative, it is a movement and a journey that can transform any organization so that it has the ability to navigate complexity with clarity of purpose … Continue reading

September 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Getting started with Node.js and IBM Bluemix – Here is a good intro tutorial

Recently had the opportunity to run through a good Node.js tutorial on IBM Bluemix. The sample application demonstrates how to build a simple sentiment analysis app using Node.js and a … Continue reading

November 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Get a SAFe Agile Training!

Discover #SAFe tooling and training #ibminterconnect #DevOps — Jennifer (@jcm451) January 12, 2016

February 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Picking an Agile Coach – Lessons from the Trenches

Originally posted on Reedy Feggins Jr:
Picking an Agile Coach is often a trying task for most organizations. What is an Agile Coach and what qualities make a good one.…

August 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Succeeding with your First Agile Pilot Project

Originally posted on Reedy Feggins Jr:
Successful agile transformations often times require successful agile pilot projects. Often time a successful initial pilot is the most critical step early in a…

August 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

What is DevOps?

Originally posted on Dan Toczala's Blog:
Recently I took over as the manager of the Emerging Technologies team at IBM/Rational.  One of the Emerging Technologies that my team is…

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jazz Moves – Learning the basic steps

Originally posted on Dan Toczala's Blog:
Recently I have been getting a lot of email requests from people asking if they can do something “non-standard” with Jazz.  I am…

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

What is Disciplined Agile

Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) is a agile process decision framework is that it promotes a full, end-to-end, solution delivery lifecycle. It has a three-phase lifecycle where team incrementally define, build and … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment


Recently read a really good article on managing requirements for large programs that I thought you might like.  Managing Requirement Dependencies Between Agile Teams  by Scott W. Ambler, Although we strive … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Scaling Agile – How Organizations are really doing it. Or Not…

Originally posted on Reedy Feggins Jr:
Updated post based on presentation I delivered at recent 2014 IBM Innovate conference. Here is the link to the actual presentation, click here. Agile…

July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment