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3 C's of Agile
When you think of Agile, there are a couple of questions -- myths, in fact -- that repeat frequently with just a verbiage change. It is important not only to know about the Agile framework but also to resolve open questions in order to embrace it fully. . . .
If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It?
If it ain't broke, don't fix it -- when Waterfall is working, then why Agile? Well, change is the only constant. . . .
Here is a glossary, from A to Z, of useful Scrum and Agile terms.
Pulse Check: Agile Stand-Up Meetings (SUM)
Unlike the myth that says Agile projects can deliver "fast" and in a "short time," Agile projects actually do need efficient planning to deliver business value needs on time. . . . With that said, let's look at the role of one of the key activities in Agile executions, i.e., stand-up meetings (SUMs).
Pulse Check: Product Owner Disappearance Syndrome (PODS)
Your project is suffering from PODS -- Product Owner Disappearance Syndrome -- when the availability and commitment of the product owner is not enough to help teams complete the planned deliverables on time.