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9/3/2014 by Philip Rogers,Eric King
When we use the term "Lean Coffee," we are not talking about a soy latte. We are talking about a technique that can prove very effective when working with relatively small numbers of people . . .
9/2/2014 by Prabhakar Gumma,Prasanna Hariram,Alok Kumar
Hand-offs between multiple stakeholders is becoming a challenge for managed services in Agile. The application of Agile practices and principles have become subjective, and teams interpret and implement as per convenience, tending to move toward Waterfall. . . .
9/2/2014 by David Baker
The Scrum framework does not recognize the role of business analyst (BA). However, this should not be seen as a conspiracy against BAs. . . .
9/1/2014 by Attila Nyeste
As a ScrumMaster/Agile coach, at times I find making decisions in groups (or making groups make decisions) rather difficult, particularly in meetings where the decisions are made at the end by impatient, tired people. . . .
9/1/2014 by Florin Catalin Tudose
The history of humankind offers lots of remarkable ideas and innovations in strategy and tactics. There has been no area where people showed more inventiveness than in defending themselves or attacking and conquering others. This article brings forward similarities between war strategies and software development methods. . . .
8/29/2014 by Sudharshan Kumar
There can be a number of reasons for failure when implementing Agile. In my experience, the following are the major ones. . . .
8/29/2014 by Madhavi Ledalla
When people are distributed geographically across various locations, doing the inspect-and-adapt cycle, i.e., the retrospective ceremony of the sprint, becomes a bit challenging. . . .
8/28/2014 by Khwaja Moinuddin
There are various project management methods, such as PMP, Prince2, Lean, Lean Six Sigma (DMAIC), Agile, etc. . . . This article outlines the similarities and potential linkages between the methods at a high level so that a project can deliver the best output (and outcome).
8/28/2014 by Jaya Shrivastava
Even before anyone starts thinking that I'm degrading the importance of the Definition of Done, let me assure you that this is not the case. . . .
8/27/2014 by Amit Aggarwal
Multi-vendor and cultural nuances pose a challenge to assimilating and digesting Scrum values and principles. . . . The fundamental Agile values of openness and transparency take a hit.