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A third party can help put a plan together with a focus and depth that is difficult to achieve when teams go it alone.

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The Scaled Agile Framework, or SAFe, is a complex beast with many roles and activities strewn throughout the model. Our clients have told us that it is difficult to keep everything straight and that the learning curve for what happens when is steep. In fact, some have asked us for a roles and responsibilities matrix […]

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Technical due diligence is an essential component of the M&A lifecycle for most businesses today. But what exactly are private equity firms, investment banks and acquiring companies looking for when it comes to technology? Our technical due diligence checklist highlights what’s most important. The importance of technical due diligence Would you buy a new home […]

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Things not going quite right with your Agile implementation? Want to learn about some common Agile problems before you get started? Crosslake has collected years of experience on Agile anti-patterns and collected them in a short eBook entitled “Agile Snafus.” Learn how to resolve common issues such as lack of management commitment, the supporting quality […]

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“There is no documentation in Agile!” Documentation is one of those necessary evils in software development, particularly for teams that use remote development centers and need to rely on written communication more. We periodically hear the excuse, “We are doing Agile — we don’t need no stinkin’ documentation!” This is a misinterpretation of the Agile […]

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