Industrial Agile Framework™

Twice the Product in Half the Time™


The Industrial Agile Framework™

With the subtitle of the article (Twice the Product in Half the Time) as a generic goal for industry, what is going wrong in today’s industrial environment? What stops or delays improvements in product delivery, despite embracing practices from Lean and Six Sigma? Why does it take years to get

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Scrum4HW™ – an introduction

by Peter Borsella & Hubert Smits – Big Orange Square LLC Scrum is best known as a superior framework for delivering software. It may appear Scrum is rarely used elsewhere, but the future looks different. At Big Orange Square, we bring our 30 years of Scrum and Agile experience to

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A Waterfall In Dania Beach

A Waterfall In Dania Beach This is a very exciting time for Big Orange Square! We’ve now got two training centers: one in Longmont, CO, and another in Fort Lauderdale, FL (technically it’s in Dania Beach, but it’s easier to just say Fort Lauderdale). The Longmont shop has been open

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What Is Iterative Development?

What Is Iterative Development? Maybe you’ve heard of agile product development or scrum, but you aren’t clear on the details. Maybe you’re familiar with agile/scrum in relation to software development but you aren’t sure how it can apply to your manufacturing business. These frameworks can help you be successful because

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Hands-On Learning

Hands-On Learning If you’ve recently decided to put together a team to develop a new product, you might be a little overwhelmed at all of the work that needs to be accomplished before you have a viable prototype that can be thoroughly tested, improved, and then produced. At Big Orange

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The Eclipse And Agile Principles

The Eclipse And Agile Principles​ This will be a quick blog, but it hits at an incredibly important principle that we all need to think about when we’re trying to make our processes as effective as possible. For this to make sense, you’ll need to know Agile Principle #10. This

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How To Manage Trade-Offs In Design

How To Manage Trade-Offs In Design Budgets: It’s Not Just Money That Is Scarce By Hubert Smits The Hyperloop, a high-speed transportation system initially proposed by SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, is one of the most exciting technological propositions in recent history. To accelerate its development, SpaceX announced an

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