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5/4/2016 by BHARATHI THIYAGARAJAN
Whether we realize it or not, we live in an age of anxiety, a condition in which the mind is pulled in different directions. This results in an emotional state of distress that dominates our thoughts. It is a reaction to our circumstances, but it's also a choice.
5/3/2016 by Peter Geiser
Scrum seems to be a bit like bread: When it is fresh, it is very tasty, and everybody likes a slice of it. But after a few sprints doing the same routines for planning, dailies, reviews, and retrospectives, Scrum may turn stale.
5/3/2016 by Joanna Koprowicz
What business wouldn't want to reduce waste, build a culture of knowledge, minimize risk, maximize the delivered business value, and be able to swiftly adopt to changing business needs or economic conditions. . . . Then why do some organizations accept so much waste?
5/2/2016 by Wajih Aslam
4/29/2016 by Vyom Bharadwaj
Many teams use different estimation techniques from the Agile framework. Two that I have found extremely helpful are Wideband Delphi and Planning Poker.
4/28/2016 by Suresh Konduru
It is well known that BFSI (banking, financial services, and insurance) organizations operate in a regulated and high-risk environment. This article discusses the organizational patterns such companies witness during their Agile transformational journeys, with the premise of that high-risk environment.
4/27/2016 by Alex DiPasquale
The heart of a user story is its acceptance criteria. Because acceptance criteria form the basis upon which we build and test the user story, they must be properly written.
4/26/2016 by Mat Chacon
A health care software technology company was suffering a long history of late releases and unhappy customers. Here's how we turned it around.
4/25/2016 by Rumesh Wijetunge
Imagine your multiple Scrum teams are spread over time zones 12 hours apart. How can we ensure that the Scrum roles are divided properly? That the Scrum ceremonies are practiced efficiently and that the team collaboration is optimal? Here's what we did.
4/22/2016 by Vyom Bharadwaj
While reading about Agile and Scrum, we run across business value terms such as ROI, NPV, and IRR, but these concepts are usually treated theoretically, not quantitatively. Here I provide a few methods by which business value is calculated.