An industry-recognized thought leader on lean/agile, analytics, and DevSecOps, Larry Maccherone currently serves as Principal for his namesake consulting firm where he has worked with clients like Comcast, IBM, Adobe, Oracle, USAA, and Intuit. Previously at Rally Software, Larry led the insights product line which enabled better decisions with data, leveraged big data techniques to conduct groundbreaking research, and offered the first-ever agile performance benchmarking capability. Before Rally, Larry worked at Carnegie Mellon with the Software Engineering Institute and CyLab for seven years conducting research on cybersecurity and software engineering.
Ironically, much of the Agile process is based on intuition. Folklore. Anecdotes. Tradition. Faith. NOW, FOR THE FIRST TIME IN AGILE HISTORY, there is solid research backed by the hard numbers of tens of thousands of teams from a pool of hundreds of thousands of projects. And not surprisingly, that disturbs some existing foundations, rebuilding […]