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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.
8/27/2014 by Ravishankar N
While making a decision about investing in an IT project, one of the key elements in the business that a sponsor would look for is the effort estimate. Typically, the expectation would be that the effort is estimated in terms of number of person hours. . . .
8/26/2014 by Jim Starrett
While a strong statement of support from the CEO will pave the way for successful change efforts, significant work is required to make those change efforts both effective and sustainable. A well-planned approach has to factor in organizational dynamics along with both product and technical management considerations. . . .
8/26/2014 by Sreedhar Koganti
In this article we will examine how the term "servant leader" came about, how it has evolved over time, and how it can be viewed in the context of Scrum.