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Software project management course 2019

Software Project Management is therefore an important management skill in many organisations. We teach the fundamentals in the course: “software project management” at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. In this article we describe the full contents of this course.

Sieuwert van Otterloo

The promise of agile coaching: measuring team performance

Many companies use agile coaching to help teams to become effective at doing agile and scrum. Even though the idea of agile coaching is often described as beneficial, there is surprising little evidence for this effect. Evelien Krooshof has therefore measured the effect of coaching by the agile coach / scrummaster in her recently published master…

Sieuwert van Otterloo

Outsourcing development – working with Romania

More and more companies choose for outsourcing or ‘distributed software development’ where part of the team is in The Netherlands and another part of the team is in another country. The reason is often practical: It is hard to find experienced software developers in The Netherlands. In order to understand how distributed development works we regularly…

Stefan Leijnen

Agile and scrum for non-IT teams

Agile and scrum were invented for software development teams, but these methods are increasingly used by non-software teams. We get more and more coaching requests to help many other teams, and together with these teams we discovered that you can adjust agile and scrum to work for any team.

Sieuwert van Otterloo

2016 in review and drinks on January 12

2016 was a very interesting and successful year for ICT Institute and we would like to thank everyone involved with a New Year’s reception on January. Interested? Read about the highlights in this review article and mail us for an invitation for the drinks.

Sieuwert van Otterloo