Agile and Lean

Hunt and Darton: a model for an agile cafe

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hunt and Darton recently opened a cafe close to where I live. I was initially interested as good coffee two minutes away from my flat is very appealing, but a visit to the cafe revealed a bit more; a cafe in Hackney with an agile sensibility and the heart of an artist (a little bit …

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The benefits of agile approach: a short workshop

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post written by Emily Webber and David Mann Held at the BBC, Digital Bristol Week, was a series of talks, workshops and events to introduce new ways of working and best practice to the creative industries of the South West. We were invited by Kevin O’Malley from Connecting Bristol to run a session about agile development.

Agile and Lean, Government

The role of the agile wall at GDS

Reading Time: 4 minutes I have been a little quiet of late while settling in to my new job at Government Digital Services (GDS), but I did publish a post about the role of the agile wall over on the GDS blog. Read more it below, original published over here: http://digital.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/2012/12/19/the-agile-wall. -o0o- As Mark mentioned in his blog post last week, …

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Tracking Lean Projects: Cumulative Flow Diagrams

Reading Time: 2 minutes This week I ran a session with my project management colleagues, which centered around Cumulative Flow Diagrams and how they can help with tracking projects that use Kanban and lean methodologies.

Tools

IFTTT and it’s new channels

Reading Time: < 1 minute IFTTT sent their first newsletter out this week, exciting times and a indication of the growth of this service. IFTTT is a pretty impressive. “…a service that lets you create powerful connections with one simple statement: If This Then That” It’s a way for anyone to create really simple interactions across a number of predefined channels. …