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11/6/2013 by Martin Harbolt PMP ITIL CSM CSP
Recently I was asked to drive a new software development project with a project team that has been working together for more than a year. Management direction to me? "We want you to use Agile!"
11/6/2013 by Arijit Sarbagna
INVEST is a pretty popular mnemonic used in Agile world, and it is "tried" widely. If we may draw an analogy, INVEST is actually an investment and can give you true ROI -- provided you have used it properly. But do we really do so?
11/5/2013 by Gaurav Gupta
Managing teams seems to be an easy task, from the viewpoint of a team member or individual contributor. However, it is always a tough nut to crack for managers themselves. It's easy until you get the chance to manage a team. . . .
11/5/2013 by ABHISHEK KUMAR SRIVASTAVA
Sometimes we see an interesting overview of how velocity can be used and misused: used -- as in how different people use velocity in different ways -- and misused -- what they are going to do with it, once they have used it in their own ways. . . .
11/4/2013 by Anibal Guzmán Miranda
Casi siempre que explico a algún equipo de trabajo sobre cómo vamos a trabajar con Scrum, toco el tema de las historias de usuario (user story), aparece por parte de las personas a la que estoy explicando la siguiente pregunta que constantemente se repite . . .
11/4/2013 by Lizzy Morris
Does executive transparency act as a catalyst for Agile transformation? Are executives willing to go through the pain their teams endure during an Agile transformation? Should what goes on in the boardroom stay in the boardroom?
10/29/2013 by Ricardo Gabriel Martinez Zorrero
Every worker has at least one horror story about projects: endless work journeys, stakeholders' anger, infinite bug reports, hard feelings in email messages, late delivery, cost going over budget, etc... Could Scrum help you rescue a project under those circumstances?
10/28/2013 by Gabriel Leonardo Morris Sarmiento
Hace poco alguien me decía que había evolucionado bastante, que ya no desarrollaba y que dirige proyectos, que es todo un PMP. Casi me pega cuando le mencioné que yo siempre voy ser un desarrollador, aunque lamentablemente cada vez lo hago menos. . . .
10/28/2013 by Haim Deutsch
I'm always telling the "Pig and Chicken" story during my trainings. I have two different goals for doing this. The first one is to use this great story to transmit to my trainees/coachees the importance of knowing at any time whether you are involved or committed. The second goal is the subject of this article. . . .
10/25/2013 by Emile Bakker
An item about ever-reducing value of consecutive releases was lingering in my head, but it did not fully come out till I read a story about Rajen Sheth launching gmail in the enterprise space. He describes how he dealt with road mapping. Road mapping is one of the biggest pains for an Agile mind, since it forces you to plot an exact time line for releasing functionality over at least a year. . . .