Rally is a company that was founded in 2002 by early agilists to create an agile product. We were the first to focus solely on agility, by people practicing agility, to create an agile product to be used by agile teams (teams of teams) and for every project type.
We typically talk about waterfall and agile practices in a professional context, usually specific to software development. While there are certainly advantages of utilizing waterfall, this model also has its disadvantages, especially when it comes to responding to change. The New Year is Here We might not realize that many of us have been exercising […]
Working at CA Technologies, one of the biggest software companies in the world, you don't often hear a coworker say, "I was employee number 21!" When Melissa “Mel” Gallegos said she was “Rally employee #21,” I was extra curious about her experience. Maybe it's because big events on the horizon, like the upcoming acquisition of […]
Forecasting in Scrum The purpose of this article is to discourage you from using your average velocity to predict your future velocity and to introduce you to a method of forecasting in Scrum that is both easy and accurate (i.e., roughly right). Why Bother to Forecast? Why bother to forecast? We’re bad at it. Plus, […]
By: Don Young A Point of View Whether teams follow Scrum or Kanban, each team aspires to establish a consistent delivery capacity, usually measured by their historical throughput (what the team says they will complete versus what they actually complete). In order to do this, they need a basis of agile estimation relative to the […]
By Kaitlin Barrer Last month, I participated in my team’s first strategic planning session. I’d been to strategic planning sessions before, but never one specific to an agile development team (I’m a agile software developer on a backend team in CA Agile Central.). I’d like to share some things I learned from the experience, and […]