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Agile in Practice: Tips, Tools and Templates [Video]

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Agile in Practice: Tips, Tools and Templates [Video]

Implementing Agile is more than simply ascribing to the Agile Manifesto's ideologies. Take a look at what you need for a successful implementation.

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Agile Methodology is a people-focused, results-focused approach to software development that respects our rapidly changing world. It’s centered around adaptive planning, self-organization, and shorter delivery times.

While it seems that nowadays most software developers claim they are doing Agile, it is also a well-known fact that many teams are only following part of the practices that characterize Agile software development.

Join the Continuous Engineering Experts’ Bryan Smith as he welcomes IBM Solutions Architect, Amy Silberbauer to the show, as she shares with us some tips, tools and templates that you can use to ensure a successful Agile deployment in your organization.

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  •  0:01:32 – How popular are Agile practices in a place like IBM?

  •  0:04:10 – What are the most important concepts to grasp for organizations to implement Agile successfully?

  • 0:06:04 – What are some of the tools specifically in the Watson IoT suite that help support Lean, Agile & SAFe Development?

  •  0:09:25 - Why did IBM adopt the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) in their templates and toolset?

  •  0:12:40 – Why would an organization choose IBM tools to adopt Agile and specifically the Scaled Agile Framework?

  •   0:13:14 – How does the IBM CLM suite specifically support SAFe? You mentioned there were SAFe templates built in? How do you apply them and how much does it cost?

  •   0:20:35 – Can the tools and templates provided calculate things like “Definition of Done” or “Retrospectives? --- things of this nature?

  •  0:27:32 – Can you share with us a success story from a customer who wanted to Scale Agile and use IBM’s tooling?

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