Author Archives: aslamhirani

About aslamhirani

I am working from last 19+ years in areas of Product development, agile coaching, software R&D process consulting. I have been working in agile development model from last 10 years and coaching agile teams from last 6 years in areas of agile assessment, agile adoption, agile transformation, agile scaling, distributed agile development and agile competency development. I work with software R&D organizations to help them improve their effectiveness and efficiency with reuse, process improvement in development and testing, competency development, innovation in R&D, collaboration improvement across teams, automating devops and so on

Product Thinking and Dual Track Agile


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Distributed Agile

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Retrospective using story mapping and design thinking

Above is a sample story map activity for a tester persona in a agile team. Its is based on life in the sprint for a persona. We have also mapped the emotions to the activities that the persona is involved … Continue reading

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Impact of Social Media Analytics on Product Development

Will i be outcasted by product development fraternity, if i say that Product development team’s need to listen more closely to device whispers and customer’s roars’s rather than to technology bells for developing products that are more desirable by the … Continue reading

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Building distributed agile team

  Companies decide to build team in remote location for various reasons In search of talent Buying companies globally To cater to specific market Take cost advantage   Below is the high level model for building a distributed team.   … Continue reading

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Companies need to invest in learning to succeed

New Technologies are emerging and companies are adopting new business models to respond to changes in technologies, market demands, customer behavior.Disruption is becoming a normal word in the industry. Companies want the professionals working with them to learn the new … Continue reading

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Structured approach to start distributed agile project

Criteria for selection of Partner Experience in running agile projects Talk directly to teams executing agile projects Talk to the clients that are executing agile projects with the partner Agile Working Model Involve agile coach(with distributed agile experience) Take good practices … Continue reading

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