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3/23/2015 by Kaushik Saha
The user story is the atomic functionality of what the user wants to achieve by delivering the business value under system constraints. In my opinion, using INVEST is the best way to write an excellent user story.
3/23/2015 by Manikandan Raman
I still remember the days when my father asked me to study from 6 to 7 a.m. daily. I was too young to understand the logic behind this. . . .
3/20/2015 by Robert Ven,Jim Starrett
This article provides an overview of the situations faced in two of our teams' transition to Agile. We also cover the obstacles encountered, actions taken, and the phenomenal results achieved.
3/19/2015 by Tirrell Payton
Working agreements describe positive behaviors that, although basic, often are not automatically demonstrated in team processes.
3/19/2015 by Mat Chacon
In Scrum, determining the team's available working hours determines the project's success. Ignore this and you are fated to failure. However, such a dramatic event need not take place. The remedy is quite simple. . . .
3/18/2015 by Mahfoud AMIOUR
I present SPOC as a metric to measure and track the cost of user stories and consequently the cost of Agile projects. I've developed this metric as an Agile/Scrum consultant with many clients and have used it in projects over the last three years.
3/18/2015 by Sekhar Burra CEC CST
Regional cultures matter a lot in enterprise Agile adoption. In fact, culture is often a sharp tool that can threaten the outcome of Agile adoption efforts.
3/16/2015 by Phani Thimmapuram
Assessing the maturity of Agile teams is a big challenge for most organizations. When I started the Agile transformation, there was definitely a misconception within the team that "Agile is fragile."
3/16/2015 by Raju K
Depending on who is on the team, Scrum teams can tend to get into a shell, undermining the whole purpose of participatory decision making. The team ends up in what I call a "democratic dictatorship." Here's how to guide the team away from this situation.
3/13/2015 by Ebin Poovathany
What is quality? Each of us has different definition. Let's focus here on software product development and how quality is related to customer collaboration.