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7/3/2014 by Abid Quereshi
Although it is simple in concept, the practice of writing user stories is one many Agile teams struggle to put into practice effectively . . .
7/3/2014 by Gene Gendel
You just bought a house and decided to renovate. You brought in a contractor to estimate the work that you want done. What is your biggest fear? Here are a few possibilities. . . .
7/2/2014 by Glenn Bowering
Often, development managers or people from the business who perhaps don't fully understand Scrum begin to view a team's velocity as a performance metric. This leads to the inevitable question: How can we increase a team's velocity?
7/2/2014 by Marmamula Prashanth Kumar
Assessing the maturity of Agile teams has been a big challenge for most organizations. . . . Hence I am proposing the following simple method of assessing teams based on the Agile principles.
7/1/2014 by Gaurav Gupta
The virtual team is not a new concept. . . . There are few important points, however, that we really need to take into consideration while working with or being a part of a virtual team.
7/1/2014 by Nitin Mittal
Identifying risks early in a project and having a mitigation plan in place is one of a project's success factors. . . . In this this article I look at the top eight Agile project risks, based on my experience in executing Agile projects in onsite-offshore models.
6/30/2014 by Ravishankar N
At an organizational level, successful Agile adoption would result in improvements in multiple areas, across business, development, and support function. How does an organization know that Agile implementation is effective? This article identifies key indicators that show that Agile is working at an enterprise level.
6/27/2014 by Chris Steele
We all know that good acceptance criteria can make or break a story. What often goes unrecognized, though, is that acceptance criteria can take a number of different forms, depending on the story, the team, the knowledge of the product owner, the clarity of the test, and other factors. . . .
6/26/2014 by Gene Gendel
In his book The Culture Game, Daniel Mezick very well describes the do's and don'ts of an Agile coach (Chapter 17). This philosophy neatly applies to Agile coaches who operate as consultants. How about coaches who are no longer consultants?
6/25/2014 by Jayaprakash Prabhakar
Agile and Scrum have become buzzwords in the industry in the context of "product quality." Senior management has a belief that moving the organization/team to Agile-Scrum will help release a great-quality product. Is that true? No, not at all. . . .