9/12/2013 by Raghu Angara CSP
For decades there has been a growing conflict between the marketing end of an organization and the delivery side, especially in the software industry. Projections, Promises, and Profits versus Feasibility, Facts, and Fallacies. . . .
9/11/2013 by saurabh mittal
A lot of people in the business community joke that Agile is for those who don't know what they are doing. May be they have read and signed off on huge requirements specs (running into hundreds of pages) and are proud about it. . . .
9/11/2013 by Tirrell Payton
When a company decides to embark upon the Scrum journey, it may start with renaming a few project managers as ScrumMasters. It may even send them to become certified and then have them come back and teach others. Things muddle along for a while, then at some point the organization begins to stall, and no one understands why. . . .
9/10/2013 by Olukayode Dada
I was at the Agile 2013 conference in Nashville, Tennessee, in August and had the opportunity to participate in the Scrum Alliance-sponsored Coaches Clinic. Two of the volunteers at the clinic put up a poster board with a simple statement: "Agile will fail at my company because . . ."
9/9/2013 by Ansar Kanhiroli
No matter what style the ScrumMaster adopts, he or she should do whatever is necessary to facilitate the team. . . .
9/6/2013 by Lawrence Apke
With Agile as a philosophy and Scrum as a framework, ScrumMasters are sometimes on their own, left out in the cold when it comes to specific tactics. . . .
9/5/2013 by Vijaya Kumar Bandaru
I recently worked on a project in which almost everyone in the Scrum team was new. The product owners in particular had worked in traditional project delivery models. . . .
9/5/2013 by Phillip Stiby
Change is inevitable; everything changes and can change a lot over the lifetime of a project. For some reason, however, a lot of people who decided to go Agile seem to throw control out of the window. . . .
9/4/2013 by Rajesh Pulaparambil
Earned Value Management, or EVM, is a popular method of measuring project performance, and an Agile project manager/ScrumMaster should know how to calculate this for better control on a project. . . .
9/4/2013 by Anurag Prakash
The idea of Sprint Zero, like a lot of other things, has been used and abused. . . .