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4/9/2014 by Uday Rangaswamy
Large IT organizations with several business initiatives and multiple projects being executed in parallel require agility and collaboration at two levels: the project level, which is always where it starts; and the application level, which is often overlooked or at least not well defined. . . .
4/8/2014 by Tommi Johnstone,Dan Rawsthorne PhD PMP
Accountability is a very important concept in Scrum. Most people don't really understand what it is. In fact, there isn't even a word for it in many languages. . . .
4/8/2014 by Marmamula Prashanth Kumar
Which comes first, story point estimation or breaking the user stories into tasks? Normally teams come up with the story points first, followed by tasking the user stories. But I would suggest working the other way around . . .
4/7/2014 by Raghu Angara CSP CSM MBA
Agile Principle #8 says, "Agile processes promote sustainable development. The sponsors, developers, and users should be able to maintain a constant pace indefinitely." Many organizations have a difficult time understanding this. . . .
4/5/2014 by MADHAVAN ELANGO
"Uh-oh. First the Agile Manifesto and then psychology and now marketing! This guy has gone mad!" This is what you are thinking about me, right? But there is definitely an interesting connection. . . .
4/4/2014 by Sugandha Mestri
Being part of an Agile team, I've found that stand-up meetings have become our daily routine. So it is very important that we extract the maximum value out of them.
4/4/2014 by Dubravka Widmer
Starting a Scrum project in a corporate environment, you often find yourself on the "green field," facing roughly defined requirements with a clear and fixed deadline. . . .
4/3/2014 by Allan Rennebo Jepsen
Many experienced Scrum teams complain when sprints are shorter than two weeks. These guys didn't.
4/3/2014 by Sarah Morris
When traditional Waterfall approaches to software development are not producing the required results, it's natural for Agile to be considered an answer. While I have nothing but support for such a decision, it is not an easy path to follow. . . . This article has been written to prepare teams for what lies ahead.
4/2/2014 by Paulo Dias
I have recently moved to a project where the sprint starts on a Monday and ends on a Friday, and for the first time it made me think about whether it is a good idea to start on a Monday. . . .