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2/1/2013 by Bill Rinko-Gay
Organizations that are trying to implement Agile may turn to Scrum. But unless you make the shift and become Agile, implementing Scrum won't let you achieve the success that Agile is known for.
I call organizations that implement Scrum without ma...
1/30/2013 by Sarabjit Singh Bakshi
As my life responsibilities started growing, I began to feel the need to hire a domestic helper. The triple constraints of time, money, and relationships in life were what I was fighting through. Keeping myself busy on trivial issues that I was ...
1/29/2013 by Kirill Klimov
"Scrum is easy; implementation is hard" — probably you've already heard that many times. The same goes for some particular tools, like planning poker. The practice itself is very straightforward, but how to use it productively over a long pe...
1/28/2013 by Arijit Sarbagna
Agile has been here for some time, but confusion still floats around when we discuss Agile architecture. We hear, "Don't do up-front design" — which is often counteracted by the fact that if we don't do the design early, how can we proceed w...
1/25/2013 by Eric King
Over the course of the last 20 years, I have been both a participant and a leader on multiple programs that started from the ground up. They were called different things at different times, yet they can all be classified as Greenfield programs. Fo...
1/24/2013 by Anthony Principato
What are the plausible steps and best practices for incorporating a Scrum project management framework into the data center and infrastructure teamwork at a model organization?
The Enterprise Web Reporting pilot project goal was to ...
1/23/2013 by Vijaya Devi
The systems development life cycle (SDLC) is a conceptual model used to develop information systems with well-defined phases. The phases are: user requirements definition, system requirements definition, analysis and system design, s...
1/22/2013 by John Hill
This article looks at a project that had nothing to do with software development but that practiced core elements of the Scrum framework in 1961, a quarter-century before Scrum was first described in 1986. . . .
1/21/2013 by Krovvidi Soma Sekhara Anilkumar
The distributed stakeholders in and complexities of my large e-Governance projects regularly led to delays in the agreed schedules. Business problems tended to delay schedules for implementing e-Governance solutions, in particular software develop...
1/18/2013 by Jingjie Wang
In Scrum, we depend on the team for estimation. It is the team that estimates the efforts and time for each product backlog item; it is the team that, in the sprint planning meeting, breaks down each item into tasks and estimates efforts for each;...