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4/16/2015 by PraveenKumar Prem
Without a shift-left test approach -- early and often -- developers and testers find it difficult or impossible to find defects until system parts are integrated in a system test. Why can't we reap the benefits of Agile?
4/15/2015 by Lisa Fineberg
Spring has sprung. Flowers are in bloom. Clocks have been adjusted to reflect Daylight Savings Time. All of these little indicators point to the undeniable fact that May the Fourth is just around the corner. . . .
4/14/2015 by Eduardo Hernández Rangel
Even a standard user story is sometimes difficult to obtain from the stakeholder, because they have a vague idea about what they want. In such cases, the "Five W's" can be useful for writing user stories with complete and coherent information.
4/13/2015 by Krishna Kumar
Have you ever assessed the way your team follows Agile/Scrum? We have. Beforehand I thought we were working to a higher standard of Agile/Scrum. But I felt the opposite after seeing the assessment results. . . .
4/10/2015 by Gautam Ramamurthy
I recently read an article about how Dhoni, captain of the Indian cricket team, deals with high-pressure situations in games. I've been thinking about how similar his thoughts are to the Agile Principles.
4/9/2015 by Fred Hong
This is the true story of my team's beginnings with Scrum. . . .
4/9/2015 by Ramesh Lakkaraju
Even after embracing Agile, some organizations still struggle to release software to customers as per their commitments. Here is an approach to help.
4/8/2015 by Takuo Doi
Building a self-organizing team is one of the fundamentals of Agile software development, but there is no theoretical model for building a self-organizing team. I have built separate models of the progress of individual team members and of entire teams.
4/7/2015 by PraveenKumar Prem
Testing rarely can be exhaustive, given that we have time constraints. How, then, do we ensure quality? One way is to focus on finding the highest-risk defects.
4/7/2015 by Vishant Sanghavi
Sometimes grooming the backlog for the current sprint is a challenge. Here's how I help get past certain stumbling blocks to backlog refinement.