Tip No. 4: Know the details, but don't get into the details

Tip No. 4: Know the details, but don't get into the details

My fourth tip for successfully creating and leading agile data management development teams is to keep your hands off your team's project and let them manage the details themselves.

04/11/17

Tip No. 3: Provide coaching and advice as needed

Tip No. 3: Provide coaching and advice as needed

This is a continuation of my series on "Five Tips for Leading Agile Data Management Development Teams." Here, I discuss the third tip: Provide coaching and advice as needed — to both self-managing teams and individual team members.

02/24/17

Tip No. 2: Create an enabling team structure

Tip No. 2: Create an enabling team structure

This is a continuation of my series "Five Tips for Leading Agile Data Management Development Teams." Here, I discuss the second tip: Create an enabling team structure.

12/14/16

A note about teams

A note about teams

Self-managing teams will go through a typical team formation process that will require you, as a leader, to play a stronger role in the beginning until they can become truly self-managing. This post describes the stages, and some of...

10/27/16

Tip No. 1:  Hire 'A' players and empower them

Tip No. 1: Hire 'A' players and empower them

This is a continuation of "Five Tips for Leading Agile Data Management Development Teams." This first tip, hiring "A" players, will build the foundation for a great self-managing team.

09/23/16

Five tips for leading agile data management development teams

Five tips for leading agile data management development teams

Self-managing teams require a unique approach to leadership. Here are some tips for successfully leading such teams.

08/02/16

How business-IT partnerships develop operational analytics

How business-IT partnerships develop operational analytics

A look at some experiences with innovative solutions in data management, developed through collaboration between business and IT.

06/01/16

How to integrate business data with business, IT partnerships

How to integrate business data with business, IT partnerships

This article describes the benefits of integrating business created data into an enterprise data solution, along with a real use case.

04/25/16

How partnerships between IT and the business breed success

How partnerships between IT and the business breed success

A key concept in agile development is increased partnership among IT and business partners. In enterprise data management and business intelligence, this increased partnership can only make things better. There can be a role for IT...

03/21/16

How to create and lead self-managing teams

How to create and lead self-managing teams

Self-managing teams are vital in order to be truly successful in agile development. Here's how to encourage self-managing teams, and the benefits that can be achieved.

02/10/16

How to implement a robust data quality solution

How to implement a robust data quality solution

This article is one of a series describing how to build out a solid foundation for agile data warehouse development, focusing on data quality.

01/12/16

How to test for a best in class agile data warehouse environment

How to test for a best in class agile data warehouse environment

Having a solid testing strategy and tool set is a foundational part of enabling agile data warehouse development. This article describes an approach that ensures solid testing that can be done efficiently and effectively in an agile...

12/04/15

Building the foundation with a high-level architecture

Building the foundation with a high-level architecture

Third in a series of articles that describes foundational steps to enable agile data warehouse development. Prior installments describe approaches for defining a business process model and initial data governance. This third article...

11/12/15

Building the foundation for sound data governance

Building the foundation for sound data governance

Second in a series of articles that describes foundational steps to enable agile data warehouse development. The first installment described how to develop a business conceptual model as a starting point. This article shows how to...

10/20/15

Agile innovations in data management

Agile innovations in data management

A look at best practices learned while using agile development methodologies for enterprise data management solutions, including an enterprise data warehouse, data governance, data quality, integrated analytics and reporting. It...

10/02/15

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