As a BI Practioner
I want to understand what Agile is all about
So that I can understand if I want to adopt it

Agile as an approach has been around for a while and there are a myriad of different approachs and techniques that come under the agile banner.

The AgileBI way adopts a lot of these approachs and techniques and tailors them to help you deliver Data, Analytics  and Content in a faster way and with reduced risk.  You can see more about the AgileBI approach here

There is a raft of content about Agile on the web, in books, in courses and in peoples heads.  To get a good overview of agile folow the links I reference repeatably here.

 

Adding members to the Agile Team makes you go slower

As a Stakeholder or Product Owner I want I want to understand if constantly adding Agile Team members is a good idea So that I can have a valid conversation with my Product Owner and Scrum Master Initially at least! VelocityWhen building a new AgileBI delivery team,...

Three Agile Testing Methods – TDD, ATDD and BDD

As a Product Owner or Developer I want I want to understand the different Agile testing methods So that I can decide which to useIn the word of Agile, there are currently three methods that can be used to improve our testing practices and to assist with enabling...

Minimum Viable Product

As a Product Owner or Developer I want I want to understand how a Minimum Viable Product relates to AgileBI So that I can deliver faster and safer One of the ways to deliver quickly is to focus on what is often termed in Agile as a “Minimum Viable Product...

Test Concerns

When talking about testing in a data project we have to first identify that the testing we need to do is similar but different to the testing we do in application development project. One of the useful way to identify these differences is to understand a number of the...

Business Rule Templates

When do BI projects that require new data we know anecdotally that once we have acquired the required data from the System of Records the majority of our time and risk is applying code that transforms and/or augments data. In my terminology I call this "doing bad...

Standups should be open not closed

As a Stakeholder or Product Owner I want I want to understand who can attend a standup So that I can ensure we are following an Agile approach Standups One of the many key things in deliverying in an AgileBI way is the use of daily standups to...