10 outstanding articles from the Agile Alliance blog in 2023

A person reading blog on a laptop at home

As we look back on a year filled with insights and advancements, the posts on the Agile Alliance blog offered a wealth of knowledge for professionals at all levels. From embracing small user stories to fostering inclusivity in Agile teams, each article provided unique perspectives and practical advice in the Agile landscape.

To help you navigate these valuable insights, we’ve compiled ten of our most popular posts from 2023, listed here chronologically from the beginning of the year to the end.

1. Should your user stories fit into one sprint?

Smaller stories help teams deliver more efficiently and reliably while improving the experience for all stakeholders, including the end-user.

2. What to look for in a certifying organization

Are you considering getting an Agile certification? Before jumping into this, consider what factors comprise a good certification program and how it fits your goals and objectives.

3. Milestone-Kanban: A hybrid project scheduling technique

Milestone-Kanban Schedule (MKS) combines traditional and Agile project management to handle projects where deliverables are clear but time & effort are uncertain.

4. Winning Agile friends in your organization

Learn how to effectively promote Agile to your organization by tailoring your message to your audience, speaking their language, and suggesting small incremental changes.

5. Why your retros don’t work and how you can get more out of them

Retrospectives are a critical part of Agile teams, but they can fail if not run regularly, if team members don’t contribute, or if no action items are defined.

6. Evolve-Ability: The need for an adaptive business evolution

Adaptability involves minor changes within the current plan (“plasticity”) and major adjustments to the business model, requiring an Agile approach to navigate evolving business landscapes effectively.

7. Mapping the river: discovering value streams and implementing meaningful transformations

Explore the power of value streams. Learn how discovery and full process visibility drive successful enterprise transformations, leading to optimized efficiency and boosted ROI.

8. Transform your Agile journey by encouraging experimentation

Learn about the challenges, benefits, and the importance of embracing failures for success. Ideal for leaders aiming to enhance resilience, market speed, and productivity in a dynamic business environment.

9. An Agile focus on value

If you implement Scrum ceremonies, you are technically doing Scrum, but are you embracing an Agile philosophy? Is your team engaged in productive work valued by the stakeholders?

10. Neurodiversity and invisible disabilities in Agile

Shedding light on the significance of accommodating neurodiversity and providing practical tips for creating an inclusive and effective Agile team.

Interested in writing for us?

If you’re interested in writing a post for the blog, you can submit your ideas here. We’re always looking for great info and ideas to share with the community.

This is an Agile Alliance community blog post. Opinions represented are personal and belong solely to the author. They may not represent the opinion or policy of Agile Alliance.

Add to Bookmarks Remove Bookmark
Add to Bookmarks Remove from Bookmarks
Add to Bookmarks Remove from Bookmarks
Joe Foley

Joe Foley

Joe is the Content Manager for Agile Alliance. He specializes in content marketing and strategy, SEO, writing, editing, and WordPress.

Recent Blog Posts

Recent Posts

Your Bookmarks

No favorites to display. You must have cookies enabled to add bookmarks.

Recent Agile Alliance Blog Posts

Ensuring safe, inclusive Agile events
The mission of Agile Alliance is to support people and organizations who explore, apply, and expand Agile values, principles, and practices. When members of the Agile community have concerns about our pursuit of that mission, it is important to address those issues.
Ensuring safe, inclusive Agile events
The mission of Agile Alliance is to support people and organizations who explore, apply, and expand Agile values, principles, and practices. When members of the Agile community have concerns about our pursuit of that mission, it is important to address those issues.

Post your comments or questions

Discover the many benefits of membership

Your membership enables Agile Alliance to offer a wealth of first-rate resources, present renowned international events, support global community groups, and more — all geared toward helping Agile practitioners reach their full potential and deliver innovative, Agile solutions.

Not yet a member? Sign up now

Member Dues are Increasing on March 1, 2024
Member Dues are Increasing March 1, 2024

Renew your Membership
or Sign-up Now and Save!

Effective March 1, 2024, select membership levels will see a slight increase in dues, a change from our temporary reduction during the COVID-19 pandemic to support our community. Read more about the changes here.