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Q&A with Brandon Cipes, VP of DevOps

We were able to grab a few minutes of Brandon’s time to ask him about the acquisition of HKM Consulting. Read below to learn what impact he thinks the integration of HKM Consulting will have on his DevOps practice and where he thinks DevOps is headed. Q: With the acquisition of HKM, you’ve now got a much larger customer base to serve. How do you ramp up to help so many customers with READ MORE

ben.lack |   brandon cipes devops hkm consulting

Q&A with Chris Riley, Founder / CEO, HKM Consulting

We were able to grab a few minutes of Chris’s time to ask him about the acquisition of HKM Consulting. Read below to learn what the acquisition means for HKM Consulting customers and how his team is being integrated into cPrime’s DevOps practice, headed by Brandon Cipes. Q: Can you provide us an overview of why HKM Consulting decided to be acquired by cPrime? A: Great question but it READ MORE

ben.lack |   chris riley devops hkm consulting

5 Scrum Values and Beyond

By: Kreisler Ng, Agile Practice Lead at cPrime, Inc. Last year early in July, Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland, the co-creators of Scrum formally added the 5 Scrum Values to the Scrum Guide. The 5 Scrum Values are as follows. I won’t go until detail the definition of each one although there is a great post by Gunther Verheyen in his blog. The following list below of the values is READ MORE

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Untangling Agile Development Misconceptions

Last Sunday, TechCrunch published “Death to JIRA,” an article that pinned the challenges of software development on one of the most powerful tools in the market. Author John Evans pointlessly misrepresented agile development to make a case for better communication in software projects. I’d like to untangle several points about agile development the author missed. Essentially, JIRA fell READ MORE

Zubin Irani |   Agile Software atlassian jira

The Ugly Truth About Scaling Agile

Congratulations. 100% of your developers are now practicing agile. You have a stable, predictable velocity and even your CEO knows what a scrum is. You’ve scaled, right? Wrong. The ugly truth about scaling agile is that no matter how many individual teams practice agile in their own unique ways, scaling “wide” without scaling “up” means that your organization as a whole still READ MORE

Tiffany Metzinger |   Agile Development with Scrum agilecraft scaling agile

Scaling Agile with Atlassian and SAFe

Atlassian has been supporting large companies as they adopt agile methodologies for years. We’ve seen that while many scaling methodologies are available, the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) has been the most widely adopted. Join this webinar to learn one approach to supporting SAFe® with Atlassian products as explained by an Atlassian agile coach and solutions engineers from cPrime. READ MORE

Krista Trapani |   atlassian safe safe in jira scaling agile scaling atlassian

A Study in Scenes: Going Agile on a Grand Scale

Scene 1: The need was clear. In early 2015, Agilent’s Software & Informatics Division set a new priority: improve the predictability of the group’s performance. John Sadler, VP and General Manager of the division saw the need to change significantly the way various functional silos coordinated to build products. Proposing an Agile transformation, he green-lighted a coaching READ MORE

Krista Trapani |   agile case study

New CSM Video, Same Great Course!

The cPrime Training Center has certified over 30,000 students since 2009 and is the largest provider of Agile training in the United States. How did we come to be the largest? Most importantly, the value we provide is unrivaled. We work with the best of the best instructors to provide the greatest experience possible for each and every one of our students. Additionally, we bring training to READ MORE

Krista Trapani

Agile Reporting in JIRA

Some teams find it difficult to measure the success (or failure) of Agile projects. In many cases this is because the link between process and technology is absent and the right tools are not being used – or are not being used in the right way. In this presentation we will introduce Atlasssian products that bring agile reporting to life. We will focus on capturing metrics for specific READ MORE

Krista Trapani

Burn Baby Burn… 5 JIRA Software Burn Up Hacks for Program Managers and PMO’s

  We are living in world of over used metrics and reports that tell us nothing. Every position is forced to verify and validate their efforts or be burned at the stake. So, how did we even get here? I thought Agile was supposed to get us less documentation and teams that decided what to do on their own time without having to report anything. Well… as long as program managers READ MORE

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