Publications

Software Architecture

Agile and Lean Development

  • Torgeir Dingsøyr, Davide Falessi, Ken Power. The State of Modern Large-Scale Agile Development. IEEE Software Special Edition on Large-Scale Agile Development. March/April 2019 of IEEE Software.
  • Torgeir Dingsøyr, Davide Falessi, Ken Power (Editors). IEEE Software Special Edition on Large-Scale Agile Development. March/April 2019.
  • Ken Power. A Model for Understanding When Scaling Agile is Appropriate in Large Organizations. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing XP2014 Workshops. vol. LNBIP 199, T. Dinsor and N. Bredeme, Eds., ed: Springer, 2014, pp. 83-92.
  • Ken Power. Sensemaking and Complexity in Large-Scale Lean-Agile Transformation. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS-49, Jan 5-8, 2016, Hawaii, USA. Published by IEEE Computer Society.
  • Ken Power. Organization and Business Agility: Managing the Portfolio Backlog in Large OrganizationsProceedings of the Agile Software Development Conference (Agile 2015), Washington DC, USA. August 2015. Published by IEEE/Agile Alliance.
  • Davide Falessi, Katie Taylor, Rafaela M. Fontana, Ken Power, Raoul Vallon, Carmine Giardino, Mawarny Md. Rejab, Xiaofeng Wang, Trends and emerging areas of agile research. ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes,vol. 39, no. 5, pp. 26-29, September, 2014.
  • Ken Power. Social Contracts, Simple Rules and Self-Organization: A Perspective on Agile Development. In Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming 15th International Conference (XP 2014). Rome, Italy: Springer Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), 2014.
  • Ken Power. Understand When Scaling Agile is Appropriate. In Workshop on Princliples of Large-Scale Agile Development, at International Conference on Agile Software Development  15th International Conference (XP 2014). Rome, Italy: Springer Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), 2014.
  • Fitzgerald, Brian, Kieran Conboy, Ken Power, Ricardo Valerdi, Lorraine Morgan, and Klaas-Jan Stol. Lean Enterprise Software and Systems. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, Volume 167. Springer, 2013. ISBN: 978-3-642-44929-1.
  • Featured in the book “Who is Agile?” by Yves Hanoulle, Andrea Chiou, Marcin Floryan, Peter Doomen, and Guy Nachimson. Published in 2012.
  • Drury, Meghann, Kieran Conboy, Ken Power. Obstacles to decision making in Agile software development teams. Journal of Systems and Software, Special Issue: Agile Development, 2012. 85(6): p. 1239–1254.
  • Power, Ken. The Agile Office: Experiences from Cisco’s Unified Communications Business Unit. In Agile 2011 Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah: IEEE Computer Society, 2011.
  • Drury, Meghann, Kieran Conboy, and Ken Power. Obstacles to Decision Making in Agile Software Development Teams. In Agile 2011 Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah: IEEE Computer Society, 2011.
  • Power, Ken. Using Silent Grouping to Size User Stories. In Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming 12th International Conference (XP 2011). Madrid, Spain: Springer Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), 2011. (This paper made the final 4 for Best Paper Award at the XP 2011 Conference).
  • Anderson, David J., Kati Vilkki, Alan Shalloway, David Joyce, David F. Rico, and Ken Power. Why Agile? Why Lean? In Lean Enterprise Software and Systems First International Conference (LESS 2010), edited by Pekka Abrahamsson and Nilay Oza, 159-61. Helsinki, Finalnd: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2010.
  • Power, Ken. Refactoring the Organization. In Lean Enterprise Software and Systems First International Conference (LESS 2010), edited by Pekka Abrahamsson and Nilay Oza, 48-51. Helsinki, Finalnd: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2010.
  • Power, Ken. Stakeholder Engagement in the Evolutionary Design of an API. In Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming 11th International Conference (XP 2010), edited by Alberto Sillitti, Angela Martin, Xiaofeng Wang and Elizabeth Whitworth, 335-43. Trondheim, Norway: Springer Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), 2010.

Software Engineering

  • Steven Fraser, Ken Power, Ismo Aro, Henri Kivioja, Erik Lundh, Linda Rising, Werner Wild, Rebecca Wirfs-Brock. Continuous Delivery – From Concept to Product: Trade-offs in Effectiveness and Efficiency? 16th International Conference on Agile Software Development. Helsinki, Finland, May 2015. Published by Springer.
  • Steven Fraser, Ken Power, Janne Järvinen, Erik Lundh, Linda Rising, Werner Wild, Rebecca Wirfs-Brock. Learning from Disaster and Experience: Evolving Software Professionalism. 16th International Conference on Agile Software Development. Helsinki, Finland, May 2015. Published by Springer.
  • Power, Ken. Understanding the Impact of Technical Debt on the Capacity and Velocity of Teams and Organizations. In Fourth International Workshop on Managing Technical Debt (MTD 2013), in conjunction with International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2013). San Francisco, CA, USA: IEEE, 2013.
  • Power, Ken. Web Services and the Travel Industry. In 8th European Collaborative Electronic Commerce Technologies and Research (CollECTeR 2003), edited by T Acton and P Swatman. Galway, Ireland, 2003.
  • Power, Ken. Roadmap for adoption of Service Oriented Architectures. The Beacon. October, 2004. Also published on EyeForTravel in September, 2004 at http://www.eyefortravel.com/papers.asp.
  • Power, Ken. Notification Solutions. The Beacon. March, 2004.
  • Power, Ken. JMX: Operational Management (and more). The Beacon. July, 2003.
  • Power, Ken. Service Oriented Architecture. The Beacon. May, 2003.
  • Power, Ken. Enterprise Application Integration Models. The Beacon. April, 2003.
  • Power, Ken. Enterprise Application Integration with J2EE. The Beacon. February, 2003.
  • Power, Ken. Iterative Software Development Processes Part 2. The Beacon. December, 2002.
  • Power, Ken. Iterative Software Development Processes. The Beacon. November, 2002.
  • Power, Ken. An overview of emerging Web Services Security Standards. The Beacon. June, 2002.
  • Power, Ken. Web Services Part 2: Developing Web Services with J2EE. The Beacon. February, 2002.
  • Power, Ken. Web Services Part 1: Introduction to Web Services. The Beacon. January, 2002.

Flow-Based Product Development

  • Ken Power. Impediment Busting: Designing an Impediment Removal Process for Your Organization. Article published on InfoQ. http://www.infoq.com. April 2015.
  • Ken Power. Designing an Impediment Removal Process for Your Organization. Lean Kanban UK 2014. http://www.infoq.com/presentations/impediment-removal-process, InfoQ. Published on InfoQ March 2015.
  • Ken Power. Impediment Impact Diagrams: Understanding the impact of impediments in agile teams and organisations. Cisco Research Journal, vol. 1, pp. 158-168 San Jose, CA, USA.
  • Ken Power. Impediment Impact Diagrams: Understanding the impact of impediments in agile teams and organisations. Proceedings of the Agile Software Development Conference (Agile 2014), Orlando, FL, USA.
  • Ken Power. Metrics for Understanding Flow. Proceedings of the Agile Software Development Conference (Agile 2014), Orlando, FL, USA.
  • Ken Power and Kieran Conboy. Impediments to Flow: Rethinking the Lean Concept of ‘Waste’ in Modern Software Development. In  International Conference on Agile Software Development 15th International Conference (XP 2014). Rome, Italy: Springer Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), 2014.
  • Ken Power. Definition of Ready: An Experience Report from Teams at Cisco. In  International Conference on Agile Software Development 15th International Conference (XP 2014). Rome, Italy: Springer Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), 2014.
  • Ken Power and Kieran Conboy. Research in Impediments to Flow. In  International Conference on Agile Software Development 15th International Conference (XP 2014). Rome, Italy: Springer Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), 2014.

Strategy

  • Ken Power. Sensemaking and Complexity in Large-Scale Lean-Agile Transformation. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS-49, Jan 5-8, 2016, Hawaii, USA. Published by IEEE Computer Society.
  • Ken Power. Organization and Business Agility: Managing the Portfolio Backlog in Large Organizations. Proceedings of the Agile Software Development Conference (Agile 2015), Washington DC, USA. August 2015. Published by IEEE/Agile Alliance.
  • Power, Ken. Stakeholder Identification in Agile Software Product Development Organizations: A Model for Understanding Who and What Really Counts. In Agile 2010 Conference, edited by Sallyann Freudenberg and Joseph Chao, 87-94. Orlando, Florida: IEEE Computer Society, 2010.
  • Power, Ken. Stakeholder Theory and Agile Software Development. In Product-Focused Software Process Improvement, 11th International Conference (PROFES 2010), edited by Muhammad Ali Babar, Matias Vierimaa and Markku Oivo, 97-98. Limerick, Ireland: ACM, 2010.
  • Power, Ken. Software Development: A Stakeholder Approach. In Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming The 11th International Conference (XP2010), edited by Alberto Sillitti, Angela Martin, Xiaofeng Wang and Elizabeth Whitworth, 405-06. Trondheim, Norway: Springer Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), 2010.

Patents in Network Management and Virtualization

  • Ken Power, John Hickey, Martin McDonnell. 2009. Device and Method for Configuring a Target Device. United States Patent 7555570.
  • Ken Power, John Hickey, Martin McDonnell, Tom Gibbs, Iain Campbell, Vincent Carr, Paul Hough, Aidan Quinn, Mark Leyden, John Brown. 2009. USB-Based Virtualized Media System. United States Patent EP20070872608 20070810
  • Ken Power, John Hickey, Martin McDonnell. 2010. Dynamic Power Cycling. United States Patent 7689677.