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7/10/2015 by Henrico Dolfing
Building actuarial models is a challenge usually approached via Waterfall -- and such projects suffer from the same issues software development projects face when managed this way. Therefore, we tried implementing Scrum for a recent actuarial modeling project.
7/10/2015 by Meetu Singh
How a function point (FP) estimation method helped our Scrum teams overcome challenges in managing metrics, governance, and service-level agreements.
7/9/2015 by Brent Breaux
Even as an experienced Agile coach, I recognize that uncertainties surround the practice of estimating user stories by using man-hours or story points. Here I'll try to come to my own conclusion.
7/9/2015 by Ankur Nag
Small incidents in my personal life always help me improve my work with Agile teams. I recently learned lessons from an incident with my car and its warning lights.
7/8/2015 by Bivendra Narangoda
Working in different companies, it was always difficult to convince my reporting managers, who have a strong connection to the traditional Waterfall approach, about tying the calendar dates of my delivery plan to important milestones. . . .
7/7/2015 by Indhu KP
Burn-down charts are one among the important metrics that help senior management gain insight into the current status of the team. Can they be used to replace status reports?
7/7/2015 by Diwakar Sharma
To successfully scale Agile in an organization requires a balance between securing alignment from other functional areas and coordinating cross-team activities.
7/6/2015 by John Maher,Frank Castagna,Alok Kumar
One area in software that has not yet been addressed adequately vis a vis Agile is the acquisition of packaged software, in spite of the large proportion of companies today that acquire and use it.
7/6/2015 by Rajesh Roy
Being multiskilled in the IT industry is the mantra for success these days. Why?
7/1/2015 by Susanne Albinger
Scrum is all about visibility. But what do you do when important team tasks fall off the radar? We found a novel approach that worked for us.