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Is an Agile/Scrum certification necessary?

January 7, 2013
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The process of being certified as an Scrum/Agile Master involves attending  two and three-day classroom sessions(respectively), at the end of which the certificate is awarded. The certification is not awarded based on any formal exam conducted to evaluate how proficiently you have grasped the concepts of scrum/ agile. You might admittedly be skeptical about how…

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Being an effective Product Owner

January 4, 2013
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Before we read about how to be an effective product owner, let us first understand who a product owner is and what he/she does.  A product owner is not a separate title but is a role that can be performed by a business analyst or even a representative of an end user. A product owner…

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How will SCRUM benefit me?

January 2, 2013
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How will SCRUM benefit me?

Scrum is a hugely beneficial approach to managing software development projects; however, for the team to be successful it must adhere to the core values and principles enshrined in the Agile Manifesto. If Scrum processes are followed properly, then the team will experience the “Enabling Eight.” The team is more likely to produce functional, high-quality…

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Common Scrum Pitfalls

December 28, 2012
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Scrum is a highly viable software development methodology, and the teams implementing Scrum seldom experience failure. However, it would be wrong to assume that Scrum is a panacea for all sorts of problems and impediments surfacing during the development process. As a matter of fact, if the team implementing Scrum fails to deliver, Scrum is…

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Why use SCRUM?

December 27, 2012
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Our folks have come up with a new video on how SCRUM can be useful to product development. Give it a watch and do comment what you feel!

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Being an effective Scrum Master

December 24, 2012
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Being an effective Scrum Master

A Scrum master plays a crucial role in the implementation of Scrum on software development projects. Click here for the Challenges faced by a Scrum Master A Scrum master is like a leg in the tripod of the Scrum team, with the other two being the product owner and the development team. The relationship of the…

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Scrumstudy Scrum Master – Atlanta Class

December 21, 2012
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December 13, 2012
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Agile is a tool, not a solution!

December 13, 2012
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There is no doubt that the Agile methodology is focused on consistently delivering high value to the customer and, at the same time, adapting to emerging situations and continuously improving performance. Be it Scrum, Extreme programming or Kanban, every effort has been made to design methods to accomplish exactly this. Agile is not just about…

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