100 Top Agile Blogs in 2017
100 Top Agile Blogs in 2017
Many people research the best agile related content on the web. We compiled for you 100 Top Agile Blogs so that you can take a look what blogs rank the highest this year (2017).
The list was created based on alexa.com ranking. Alexa ranking is based on the amount of traffic recorded from the users that have the Alexa toolbar installed over a period of 3 months. Traffic is based on the parameters such as reach and page views.
We collected the data at the beginning of July 2017, so please do not be surprised if you find some changes in the ranking when you´re reading this today.
We hope you find this list beneficial to help you research agile related content.
#1: Microsoft Blog
J.D. Meier is the author of the Microsoft Blog where he shares his knowledge and agile ideas about Digital Business Transformation, and Program Management. As a thought leader, he regularly shares his experience and learnings in books, blogs, trade publications, authoritative architecture guidance, articles, frameworks and methodologies.
#2: Atlassian Blog
Fresh ideas, announcements, and inspiration for your team, delivered weekly.
#3: DZone Blog
DZone.com is one of the largest web communities and publishers of technical content for software developers. DZone is an online technology publishing company that produces valuable content for software architects and developers worldwide.
#4: CA Technologies Blog
Highlight, the official CA Technologies blog brings the latest thoughts, musings and concepts shaping our world and the application economy. We hope to bring you the freshest and finest minds in Enterprise technology, give them a platform to express their opinions, views and insights.
#5: Martin Fowler
I am an author, speaker… essentially a loud-mouthed pundit on the topic of software development. I work for ThoughtWorks, a software delivery company. My main interest is to understand how to design software systems, so as to maximize the productivity of development teams.
#6: Scrum Alliance
Scrum Alliance® is the largest, most established and influential professional membership and certification organization in the Agile community. Our vision is to “Transform the World of Work” with a mission to guide and inspire individuals, leaders, and organizations with practices, principles, and values that create workplaces that are joyful, prosperous, and sustainable.
Based on the principles of Scrum and the Agile Manifesto, Scrum.org provides comprehensive training, assessments and certifications to improve the profession of software delivery.
#8: Mountain Goat Software
Practical and actionable advice, tips and guidance for creating high-performing teams.
#9: CollabNet Blog
CollabNet helps enterprises and government organizations develop and deliver high-quality software at speed. CollabNet offers innovative solutions, provides consulting and Agile training services.
#10: Scaled Agile Blog
The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) helps businesses address the significant challenges of developing and delivering enterprise-class software and systems in the shortest sustainable lead time.
#11: Version One Blog
Fresh ideas and perspectives from VersionOne experts, our partners, and thought leaders in the global agile community.
#12: Agile Alliance Blog
Agile Alliance is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the concepts of Agile software development as outlined in the Agile Manifesto. Read the latest and greatest articles from the Agile community — how-to's, best practices, and more!
#13: Target Process Blog
Visually manage complex work. Reduce clutter and focus on the things that matter. Whether you’re scaling Agile through your entire company or adopting it for the first time, we’ve got your back. From Kanban and Scrum to SAFe and NEXUS, Targetprocess adapts to your management approach.
#14: Lean Enterprise Institute
The Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc. (LEI) is a nonprofit education, publishing, research, and conference organization with an action plan.
#15: Xebia Blog
Xebia explores and creates new frontiers in IT. We provide innovative products and services and strive to stay one step ahead of our customers’ needs.
#16: Roman Pichler Blog
Roman Pichler is a product management expert specialised in digital products. Roman is the author of three books, including Strategize: Product Strategy and Product Roadmap Practices for the Digital Age and Agile Product Management with Scrum, and he writes a popular blog for product professionals.
#17: SCRUMstudy Blog
SCRUMstudy is the global accreditation body for Scrum and Agile certifications. It has authored the SBOK™ Guide as a comprehensive guide to deliver successful projects using Scrum.
#18: Mark Needham Blog
Mark is a Software Developer with experience delivering enterprise applications in C#, Java, Scala and Ruby. His blog is dedicated to thoughts on software development.
#19: Agile Warrior Blog
Jonathan Rasmusson, the owner of Agile Warrior blog, developer, tester, analyst, and project manager with over 15 years of agile enterprise delivery experience, Jonathan is uniquely qualified to help those looking for better ways to serve their customers.
#20: Scrum Inc. Blog
Scrum Inc. is founded by Jeff Sutherland, the co-creator of Scrum. Scrum Inc. has helped hundreds of companies fundamentally re-shape themselves to face a changing world, dramatically increase productivity, and drive profound growth.
#21: Leading Agile Resources
There are a lot of resources available out there, many of which are behind a paywall. We don’t think you should have to pay to get access to good information. Check out our most popular free agile resources and learn more about specific agile topics.
#22: Crisp´s Blog
Recognized agile experts who are passionate about developing & improving products, methods, processes, teams & organizations
#23: Fun Retrospectives
Paulo Caroli and Taina Caetano share their absolutely favourite ideas for engaging retrospectives. Both Paulo and Taina work at Thoughtworks.
#24: Planbox Blog
Planbox is the pioneering provider of cloud-based AI-powered Agile Work Innovation software solutions. Our mission is to help organizations thrive by transforming the culture of agile work, continuous innovation and creativity across the entire organization.
#25: SolutionsIQ Blog
We are the world’s largest provider of Agile transformation and innovation solutions for business and technology.
#26: Gamestorming Blog
Gamestorming is a set of co-creation tools used by innovators around the world.
#27: Curious Cat
The author of this blog is John Hunter. He focuses on Deming’s ideas, lean manufacturing (lean thinking), customer focus, systems thinking, leadership, Toyota Production System (TPS), innovation, six sigma.
#28: Marcusoft.net Blog
The author of the blog is Marcus Hammarberg. This blog is a summary of Marcus´learning about different subjects, tools and technologies in agile and lean.
#29: Agile For All Blog
Agile For All is an Agile and Scrum consulting firm dedicated to Making Agile a Reality® .
#30: Alistair Cockburn Blog
Alistair is an internationally renowned project witchdoctor and IT strategist, best known for helping write the Agile Development Manifesto, describing Software development as a Cooperative Game, creating the oath of non-allegiance, and finally defining Use Cases.
#31: Tyner Blain Blog
The author of this blog is Scott Sehlhorst, product management and strategy consultant. He wants his reader to learn more about areas of software development and refine their expertise with new ideas.
#32: Lean Kanban University Blog
The David J Anderson School of Management is a Seattle-based training center and global consultancy focused on training managers to make better decisions.
#33: Retrium Blog
Retrium makes distributed retrospectives easy and effective. It provides a set of super-simple interfaces to a variety of facilitation techniques, including Mad Sad Glad, Start Stop Continue, and 4Ls. Dot voting, grouping, prioritized discussion, and private brainstorming included!
#34: Agile Web Development & Operations
Blog dedicated to DevOps, Kanban and Agile Topics. The authors of this blog are Dan Ackerson and Matthias Marschall who help seasoned engineers to step up delivery velocity.
#35: Cognitive Edge Blog
Cognitive Edge was founded in 2005 with the objective of building methods, tools and capability to utilise insights from Complex Adaptive Systems theory and other scientific disciplines in social systems.
#36: Luis Goncalves Blog
Luis is the co-author of Getting Value Out Of Agile Retrospectives book. His mission is to help ScrumMasters win at work and succeed with their organisations. He writes on ScrumMaster development, coaching, organisational change, and organisational transformation. On occasion, he writes about stuff that doesn’t fit neatly into one of these categories.
#37: Agile42 Blog
agile42 has a proven approach to successful agile implementations. We support you with a full range of coaching services and specialized trainings.
#38: Jurgen Appelo´s Blog
The author of this blog is Jurgen Appelo. Jurgen is pioneering management to help creative organizations survive and thrive in the 21st century. He offers concrete games, tools, and practices, so you can introduce better management, with fewer managers.
#39: Agile Scout Blog
The author of the blog is Peter Saddington, Organizational Scientist and Certified Scrum Trainer. Agile Scout is a free online resource and Agile news site designed to help and inform anyone interested in Agile software development methods and Agile tools.
#40: Scrum Expert
Scrum Expert is a web site dedicated to present articles, blog posts, book reviews, tools, videos, news and other resources about Agile software development and project management with the Scrum approach. We also discuss related approaches like Lean, Kanban or XP (eXtreme Programming).
#41: Jeff Patton & Associates Blog
Jeff Patton is the glue that connects good product management and strategy, lean user experience and agile delivery practices together. He has authored numerous articles, essays and, most recently, a book, “User Story Mapping.”
#42: Agile Advice
Agile Advice is a multi-author blog headed up by Mishkin Berteig. Agile Advice covers Scrum, Extreme Programming, Lean Software Development, OpenAgile, as well as other topics related to teams and management.
#43: James Shore Blog
James Shore is a thought leader in the Agile software development community. James was an early adopter of Agile development and he continues to lead, teach, write and consult on Agile development processes.
#44: Johanna Rothman Blog
Author of Hiring Geeks That Fit, Manage Your Project Portfolio, Manage It! People know her as the “Pragmatic Manager.” She provides frank advice—often with a little humor.
#45: Tasty Cupcakes
TastyCupcakes is a community-run site, founded by Michael McCullough and Don McGreal. The games, techniques, and approaches presented are here for you to use and explore.
#46: Ron Jeffries
This is RonJeffries.com, the combination of new articles, XProgramming, SameElephant, and perhaps even some new items never before contemplated.
#47: Rogue Wave Software Blog
Blog devoted to Agile Development.
#48: The Odd-e Blog
Odd-e was originally founded by Bas Vodde in 1999 in Amsterdam. They offer high-end services with regard to Agile Software Development, Scrum, XP, and anything that would make product development and software engineering more awesome.
#49: Net Objectives
Net Objectives provide consulting, training and coaching for executives, business stakeholders, management, and teams. The blog is run by several authors, for example Al Shalloway, Cory Foy, Guy Beaver, etc.
Apiumhub is a Tech Hub that specialises in software architecture, mobile app & web development. Here we share with you industry tips & best practices, based on our experience.
Making teams better. It’s the driver behind everything we do; guiding our training, shaping our coaching and steering our consulting.
#52: Ben Linders Blog
Ben shares his experiences with effective software development and management practices. It’s a bilingual (Dutch and English) blog on agile and lean, quality and defect prevention, governance and continuous improvement.
#53: Agile Pain Relief
Author of the blog is Mark Levison. Mark has over twenty years experience in the IT industry, working as a Developer, Manager, Technical Lead, Architect and Consultant.
#54: Software Project Management by Pawel Brodzinski
Software Project Management is a blog where Pawel shares stuff that he deals with in his professional life. He shares ideas on pretty much anything that it takes to run software projects effectively.
#55: Agile Faqs Blog
Naresh Jain is an internationally recognized Technology & Product Development Expert. Over the last decade, he has helped streamline the product development practices at many Fortune 500 companies
The author of the blog is Michael Sahota. Since 2001 he has been fostering an Agile way of working and has been helping organizations evolve their organizational culture to create places where Agile may flourish.
#57: 101 Ways Blog
We do Popup Teams® to deliver your project. top quality people - sourced, selected and managed by us, so you can ramp up fast and get stuff done.
Scrumology is run by Kane Mar. Scrumology is a unique consultancy focused on developing high-performance agile software development teams.
#59: Test Obsessed
This blog is Elisabeth Hendrickson´s personal soapbox. In subsequent years, she held positions as a tester, developer, manager, and quality engineering director in a variety of companies ranging from small startups to multi-national enterprises.
#60: Esther Derby´s Blog
Esther provides coaching and mentoring to executives, managers, agile coaches/consultants, and change artists.
#61: Ken Schwaber´s Blog
Ken Schwaber is a software developer, product manager and industry consultant. Ken worked with Jeff Sutherland to formulate the initial versions of the Scrum development process.
#62: Leading Answers
The owner of the blog is Mike Griffiths, an independent project manager, trainer and consultant based Canmore, Alberta. In this blog he shares his ideas on leadership and agile project management.
The mission at LitheSpeed is to make people’s work more productive, valued and fulfilling. Founded in 2007, they initiated their own Lean and Agile experiment, banding together a squad of visionary Agile trailblazers.
The author of this blog is Zoran Maksimovic, a software developer, solution architect, book author and technical editor.
The blog run by J. B. Rainsberger, adviser to software companies. He helped a major government contractor see how to reduce billions of dollars in erroneous insurance and health benefit claims.
#65: Managed Agile
The Managed Agile Development website contains numerous free and informative articles on the subject of Agile Project Management. Chuck Cobb is the primary author of the articles in this website.
#66: Gunther Verheyen´s Blog
Gunther Verheyen is a longtime Scrum practitioner. After a career as a consultant, he partnered with Ken Schwaber, co-creator of Scrum, at Scrum.org, leading its European operations and managing the Professional Scrum products.
#67: The Agilista PM
The founder of THE AGILISTA PM is Donna Reed, a Technical Program & Project Manager …helping lead and develop teams in delivering business value as quickly as possible to your customers – by leveraging the right practices for the job.
#68: Coaching Agile Teams by Lyssa Adkins
Since 2004, Lyssa Adkins has taught Scrum and Agile Coaching to well over a thousand students, coached many agile teams, and served as master coach to scores of apprentice coaches.
The author of this blog is Karl Scotland and he helps businesses become Learning Organisations. Over the last 15 years he has been an advocate of Lean and Agile approaches to achieve this, working with companies including the BBC, Yahoo!, EMC Consulting and Rally Software.
#70: Flowchainsensei by Bob Marshall
Bob shares insights of particular interest to CxOs, other senior business managers, and development folks more generally – into the always exciting, often frustrating and sometimes downright opaque world of knowledge work, i.e. software and product development.
#71: Growing Agile Blog
Blog run by Karen and Sam. They are agile coaches who live and breathe agile in everything they do. They are based in Cape Town, South Africa. Their greatest joy comes from helping people and teams achieve what they never thought was possible.
#72: Lisa Crispin´s Blog
Lisa Crispin is a tester who enjoys sharing her experiences and learning from others. She is the co-author, with Janet Gregory, of More Agile Testing: Learning Journeys for the Whole Team (Addison-Wesley, 2014) and Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams (Addison-Wesley, 2009).
#73: Better Projects
The author of this blog is Craig Brown. Craig is an Agile and Lean enthusiast with a focus on the collaboration and cultivation aspects of agile practices and methods.
#75: Lean Agile Training´s Blog
Agile company dedicated to agile training. Joe Little is the owner of of the blog. Joe is
#76: Cory Foy´s Blog
Cory is a developer, organizational change agent, internationally recognized speaker, Rubyist and Innovation Games facilitator and trainer with a passion for helping organizations grow rapidly and optimize the use of their technologies and processes.
#77: Cindy Alvarez´s Blog
Cindy is the author of Lean Customer Development. She is Principal design researcher at Microsoft, speaker and mentor.
#78: Agile Coaching by Rachel Davies
Rachel is a lead engineer at Makers Academy, practitioner of eXtreme Programming and co-author of Agile Coaching book.
Indigoblue are leaders in agile digital transformation. The company designed the award-winning technology change strategy for the YHA’s Customer First programme; they pioneered the use of Agile in Government (with the Institute for Government).
#80: Dominic Krimmer´s Blog
Dominic is currently an Agile Coach, based in Colombia. His passion is about building software products that delights customers. He shares actionable and useful articles about innovative practices that can dramatically improve the success of organizations and teams, using the ideas and values from Agile.
#81: Lean and Kanban
The author of this blog is David Joyce. He works with executives, senior managers, front-line leaders and front-line staff, helping them instigate sustainable change by applying methods such as the Vanguard Method, Systems Thinking, Intervention Theory and Agile.
#82: tinyPM Agile Blog
tinyPM is advanced, lightweight and smart tool for agile collaboration including product management, backlog, taskboard, user stories, wiki, integrations and REST API.
#83: On The Agile Path
The author of the blog is Sebastian Radics. Sebastian is currently Agile coach at Solaris Bank in Berlin, Germany. He loves working with teams and sharing experiences about agility.
Derek is the voice behind The Critical Path blog and author of Zombie Project Management (KDP 2011). Over the last 25 years, he has held titles like U.S. Marine, Start-Up Founder, Project Manager, and Federal Agency PMO Advisor.
This is a blog written by Vin D'Amico about enterprise agile and its use in software development and business operations with occasional forays into open-source software and emerging technologies.
#86: Linda Rising
Linda is an independent consultant who lives in Nashville, Tennessee. She has authored four books and numerous articles and is an internationally known presenter on topics related to patterns, retrospectives, influence strategies, agile development, and the change process.
#87: Scrum Breakfast
Blog about Scrum: Getting started, Crisis Project Management, and Transforming IT into a Lean Organization. Author is Peter Stevens, a speaker, trainer, coach and mentor with a passion for helping organizations transform themselves to thrive in the 21st century.
#88: Lynne Cazaly
Lynne Cazaly is a keynote speaker, author and facilitator. She is the author of several books. She works with project teams, executives and senior leaders on major change and transformation projects. She helps people distil their thinking, apply ideas and innovation and boost the engagement and collaboration effectiveness of teams.
#89: James Grenning´s Blog
James Grenning, founder of Wingman Software, trains, coaches and consults worldwide. James was Agile before it was called Agile. He is one of the original authors of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development.
#90: Jason Little´s Blog
Jason helps organizations discover more effective practices for managing work and people. He´s passionate about the people side of change, and focus on bringing meaningful change into organizations that will improve the lives of people. He´s the author of the book Lean Change Management.
#91: Mario Lucero
Mario is an agile coach based in Chile. His mission is to help companies become great at delivering unbeatable values, through world class software, built by winning teams, using state of the art practices.
#92: Future Works Consulting
FutureWorks partners, Diana Larsen and Sharon Buckmaster, contribute to the growth of workplaces where people say: I love my work. This is the best job ever! They share a passion for creating workplaces in which every person thrives and contributes to success.
#93: Markus Gärtner
Markus is a software tester since 2006 based in Germany. He´s committed to Agile methods and believes in continuous improvement in software testing through skills.
#94: Joakim Sundén
Since 2011 he has worked as an agile coach at Spotify where he coaches teams and leaders to build better products faster. Together with Marcus Hammarberg he wrote the book Kanban In Action (Manning, 2014). He´s a speaker and trainer on topics such as Kanban, Lean, Spotify, Leadership, and more.
#95: Agile Trainings Blog
Alexey is a Certified Scrum Trainer, developer, Scrum Master and Agile Coach. He has hands-on experience with agile methods. In his blog, he provides relevant agile news and updates.
#96: Storm Consulting Blog
Agile Consultancy providing management coaching, training, consultancy and speakers. Their goal is to help clients move towards ‘organisational agility’ with Agile, Process Improvement, Application Lifecycle and Management 3.0 competencies.
#97: Pretty Agile
The author of the blog is Em Campbell-Pretty. Em is the author of Tribal Unity: Getting from Teams to Tribes by Creating a One Team Culture, Blogger, Speaker, and a Partner at Context Matters, Australia's leading Enterprise Agile consultancy.
#98: Lean Essays by Mary Poppendieck
Mary started her career as a process control programmer, moved on to manage the IT department of a manufacturing plant, and then ended up in product development, where she was both a product champion and department manager. She works together with her husband Tom Poppendieck.
#99: I am Agile
A blog about an aspiring Agilist and her journey to transform an organization from traditional project management to a truly Agile enterprise. Stephanie Davis is Senior Director of Enterprise Agility at Valpak.
#100: Clarke Ching
Clarke is Lean, Agile & TOC Consultant and author of Rolling Rocks Downhill, the agile business novel that never mentions agile. He helps experienced IT managers use Eli Goldratt´s TOC to judiciously cherrypick agile.