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3/13/2014 by Steven Crago
Based on my participation in software development teams since 1992 and my personal transformation to Agile in 2005, I believe that fear is one of the major contributing factors behind the resistance to an Agile transformation. . . .
3/13/2014 by Jeremy Jarrell
When a new team is just beginning to adopt Scrum, the difference between stories, themes, and epics always seems to be a source of some confusion. In particular, where stories end and epics begin tends to be a sticking point. . . .
3/12/2014 by Usha Ramaswamy
Within a sprint, if you don't get the user stories right, it affects development, testing, and the outcome of the sprint, and it takes a lot of effort to fix this later. Let me illustrate with an anecdote. . . .
3/12/2014 by Prakash Mallappa Pujar
Acceptance criteria-driven development (ACDD) is an Agile approach practiced by integrating test-driven development with acceptance criteria. . . .
Las metodologías o frameworks ágiles, tienen un grave peligro. . . .
3/11/2014 by Raju R
In this article, I present how I used Scrum effectively in a project that was managed using the PRINCE2 project management method. . . .
3/10/2014 by Sriramasundararajan Rajagopalan
What is the role of the project manager in the Scrum team? I have seen organizations jumping on the Agile train, making a development lead or the project manager into the ScrumMaster. But are these organizations doing the right thing by turning existing roles into the ScrumMaster role -- and if so, are they doing it correctly?
3/7/2014 by Ritesh Gupta,Hemant Gokhale
There are many reasons why organizations fail when adopting Agile as a software delivery model. . . . This paper focuses on project selection criteria by listing the two key aspects . . . that should be checked before selecting a project for Agile deliveries in organizations that have limited experience in Agile.
3/6/2014 by Karim Harbott
Over the last few years, Agile has acquired a lot of unwanted baggage. . . . However it has come about, the term "Agile" has -- in some circles -- become a loaded one.
3/5/2014 by Adam Zuzanski
A while back I was asked to advise how a sprint burn-down chart should be constructed. There was no time for elaborate discussion, so I just replied with my usual "story points left over time." The guy asking the question was not convinced . . .