The book Accelerate – The Science of Lean Software and DevOps: Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations has been really important for Redgate over the past 12 months. It’s helped us find a software delivery language that teams and the wider company understand and buy into, and allowed us to compare how we’re performing against the best in the business.Read More Forget dumb productivity measures and focus on software delivery performance with Accelerate’s Four Key Metrics
This post explains in detail exactly how Redgate ran it’s first formal team self-selection process, from initial planning to completion.Read More How Redgate ran it’s first team self-selection process
Are you attracted to the idea of allowing people to decide for themselves what they work on, but worried about what might happen as a result? Yep, we were too. Here’s how we kept true to the ideals of self-determination but reduced our collective anxiety about the process.Read More Team self-selection (without the anxiety)
What have the Wright Brothers, the original Boeing 737 and the Airbus A380 got to do with Redgate’s internal development conference, Level Up 2019?Read More Video: Level Up 2019 Keynote
On Tuesday 19th March 2019, Redgate held their 2nd annual internal product development conference, Level Up 2019. We, the organisers, aimed to improve the event over last year’s successful first try. But did we succeed?Read More Level Up 2019 has landed!
Three years ago agile at Redgate lost its way.Read More When agile jumped the shark
The ‘Agile Release Train’ has been popularised as part of the Scaled Agile Framework – a set of guidelines aimed to bring agile software development to the enterprise and programme delivery. In the framework, the train metaphor is used to describe a series of iterative releases set to a strict schedule that multiple teams must abide by […]Read More Laying the track as we go: New product development and the Agile Release Train