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2/25/2013 by Amandeep Bhatia
For last few years, we've been using Agile methods such as Scrum and XP in our projects. As a team, we've gained a lot in terms of productivity, client involvement, frequent feedback, and many more benefits. But one most important change that I've...
2/22/2013 by Madhan Manivannan
"Build projects around motivated individuals. Give them the environment and support they need, and trust them to get the job done."
"The best architectures, requirements, and designs emerge from self-organizing teams."
These are the two Agile pr...
2/20/2013 by Jerry Rajamoney
When was the last time you wrote a code that was not protected with unit test/refactoring? When was the last time you fixed a bug reported in a legacy code base that was full of bad code? When was the last time you saw a class with m...
2/18/2013 by Dele Oluwole
During sprint planning in Scrum, the team can use poker cards as a unit of measure for estimating the overall size of a user story, feature, or even associated piece of work.This tool helps the team assign points, in a relaxed manner, to stories o...
2/15/2013 by Rajesh Pulaparambil
This is the one question Agile teams are always asking each other, and I see many questions in blogs related to it as well. How do we bid on a fixed-price project? It's a question I asked myself for a long time. Finally I've found a solution &mdas...
2/13/2013 by Glen Wang
Human beings have two basic kinds of capabilities. One is knowing, including learning, making decisions, and planning. Making decisions and planning are based on using past experience to judge the future. The other capability is doing, including e...
2/11/2013 by Jeff Meyer
When I first heard of the concept of Scrum nearly ten years ago, the role of the ScrumMaster seemed pretty easy to understand: a person who spent 50 percent of the time doing the same work as the team and 50 percent of the time enforcing the proce...
2/8/2013 by Kathryn Kuhn
I am blessed to live in Northern California, where our relentless commitment to preserving open space means that the San Francisco Bay Area boasts a wide variety of preserves with all levels of single track. Favorite trails reward mountain biker...
2/7/2013 by Ram Nanjun,Rich Valde,Maria Matarelli
Coaching can be done by anyone on a team. Managers, ScrumMasters, product owners, anyone can help the team focus on removing impediments, working toward continuous improvement, and guiding the team toward higher performance. Having a coach dedicat...
2/6/2013 by Amit Gupta
It's the most ignored and misunderstood software engineering process in the most famous software management process: Scrum unit testing.
For developers, it's boring, tedious, time-consuming. There's no time in sprints to do this extra activity, a...