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Agile DataOps

TD:LR Agile DataOps is where we combine the processes and technologies from DataOps with a new agile way of working, to reduce the time taken and increase the value of the data we provide to our customers What's in a name Everything it seems. I remember years ago...

The dangers of a Big Guess Up Front (BGUF)

The way we used to deliver data and analytics projects was to do what I call the “big guess up front” (BGUF). Documents for Africa We would create massive data and analytics strategy documents, which took months to create and get “signed off” at a senior level in the...

Who should attend Steering Committees?

Be don't Do If you are operating under a construct that has a Steering Committee, you are probably not operating as an agile organisation. If you are not an agile organisation your data team will struggle to “be” agile and gain all the value that an agile way of...

Project Managers who have done standups

Often you will get somebody join your team as a Scrum Coach who has in a previous life been a Project Manager. It seems to be the natural transition, to move from a being Project Manager to being a Scrum Coach. In my experience they often make the worse Scrum Coachs....