When DW/BI Teams Go Agile
Four Frequently Asked Questions
I recently presented a series of webinars on “Writing User Stories and Slicing Epics for DW/BI Teams” for Cutter Consortium, where I am a senior consultant. After each webinar, I addressed questions from the audience. In this blog, and upcoming blogs, I will share commonly asked questions and my answers.
Question #1: How can a user story span all
The Role of an Agile PMO
[Note: This was first published by Cutter Consortium in an Executive Update. I am a senior consultant for Cutter Consortium] by Lynn Winterboer, Senior Consultant, Cutter Consortium Organizations seeking to respond quickly in an ever-changing marketplace are asking more and more from their data warehousing (DW) and business intelligence (BI) teams. Fortunately, many BI teams are finding they can meet top-priority needs in short time frames
Agile DW/BI Testing — Just Get Started!
[TDWI Editor’s note: Lynn Winterboer and Ken Collier are leading a session at the TDWI World Conference in San Diego (August 18-23, 2013), Agile BI: Test Automation and Test-Driven Database Development. We asked them to share a
Agile Testing Challenges Faced by Agile Teams
Agile Testing-Software Delivery: Common Testing Challenges
I attend a lot of webinars and sessions at conferences, and like to highlight the ones I find particularly useful. I recently sat in on an HP presentation that was clear, concise, and yet deep enough to be interesting and offer value: “Agile Software Delivery — Get Speed Without Sacrificing Quality.” The presenters, Michael Cooper
A Brief Look at Agile Resources for the Beginner
There are a number of books and websites that will help anyone interested in, or new to, this incredible subject learn the basics. Here, I share a few websites worth reviewing. First, every one must become familiar with its genesis and subsequent manifesto. Agile Manifesto 786
Where to Start…
A friend, who I met at a data geek conference last year, recently emailed me for advice: “Hi Lynn, Do you have a recommendation for a good book (or two) about agile development methodologies? I’m trying to get more formal development processes in place here, and I’ve read through most of the Wikipedia articles. I’m