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11/24/2014 by Ravishankar N
While executing Agile projects, many Scrum teams use a "hardening sprint." . . . This article maintains that a hardening sprint is not a good idea and highlights why.
11/21/2014 by Vikas Gupta,Pallavi Kelapure
This paper suggests different approaches to speed up ERP implementations and support based on scope of work, standard package fit, and organization readiness.
11/20/2014 by Meghana Niranjan Parwate
Agile test automation is the application of the Agile development principles to test automation. Accordingly, there are some principles of Agile test automation. . . .
11/20/2014 by Deepak Joshi
Any business requirement that needs to be formulated in user stories can be best justified if the writer knows the user roles for which the requirement will be mapped. To identify users, user role modeling is important.
11/19/2014 by Karthik Ananth
Often, we need one person to be "weird" to protect the team. I believe it's the duty of the ScrumMaster to be weird in order to save the team from distractions and to educate everybody on various aspects of the system. I would like to discuss a few of these "weird" but important tasks that a ScrumMaster should perform.
11/18/2014 by Pratap Sahoo
Why should I -- or my organization -- adopt Scrum? Here are 10 good reasons. . . .
11/18/2014 by Madhu Yadali
The theme of this story is a struggle to understand an offshore QA team's working patterns, and how I worked with both the onshore and offshore teams to overcome this problem.
11/17/2014 by Sameer Chudaman Patil
When organizations are new to Agile -- or even after they've been practicing Agile for a while -- they often struggle to decide on the duration of a sprint or an iteration.
11/14/2014 by Veli-Matti Anttila
Sometimes it is apparent in software projects that not all the tasks have been completed when the sprint ends. . . . Here is list of some things that might help all of us achieve a much better outcome in our next product increment.
11/14/2014 by Deepak Joshi
The term "developer" became so popular in the last decade that it became a synonym for "programmer." That's no surprise, given the way programmers welcomed the tag. However, "developer" has a broader sense in Scrum teams.