Gartner Says Most Organizations Lack All the Skills Needed to Implement and Optimize Their Business Processes

While this article is not new, its title caught my eye while doing some other research.  Quite a bold statement from Gartner. I wonder why there's not the typical 80% chance by 2010 parenthetical? I do agree with the extract: “Successful BPM requires an agile iterative approach to process change. Many internal IT organizations and …

Testing for Agility

I endorse a post by Dean Leffingewell on evaluating enterprise agility. In it he explains three key test areas: Variable Scope. Fixed Quality Incremental Value Delivery Empowerment and Accountability I am going to get picky here, so read the rest at your own discretion... Perhaps, I'd rearrange the sub bullets under different main headings. For …

Defining ‘Agile Software Development’ on Wikipedia

I started another post and got stuck on this Wikipedia definition. The great insight normally found on Wikipedia, in this case, has left me disappointed: Agile Software Development: refers to a group of software development methodologies that promote development iterations, open collaboration, and adaptability throughout the life-cycle of the project. Are these the three bullet …