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Daily Scrum: Why is it important?

September 20, 2017
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Daily Scrum: Why is it important?

“Daily Scrum” is a meeting held each day of a sprint, followed by organizations who have adopted Scrum. These meetings are usually held in the same location and at the same time each day. Daily Scrum meetings are mostly conducted in the morning so that it helps in establishing the context for the day’s work.…

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How Can You Justify Your Project?

September 19, 2017
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How Can You Justify Your Project?

A routine question before starting a project is “Why is this needed?” Such a question might be posed by primary school students who are assigned to create a diorama about the water cycle. But the question is just as likely to be raised when dealing with large projects in the corporate world. The answer to…

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How to create a good User Story?

September 18, 2017
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How to create a good User Story?

Good user stories are vital for a Scrum project as user requirements are primarily captured in this form. Good user stories alone are not enough to ensure that the product is of high quality. However, good user stories are important to communicate user requirements to the Scrum team to develop products of a high quality.…

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Sprint Changes: Additions to a Sprint in Progress

September 14, 2017
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Sprint Changes: Additions to a Sprint in Progress

Scrum is a simple framework which beliefs in responding quickly to changes in business environment and the ability to respond to changes is one of the reasons that made Scrum popular. The Product Owner is responsible for getting the Product Backlog ready and prioritizing the items in the Product Backlog. The Scrum Master and the development team…

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Cross-functional teams in Scrum

September 13, 2017
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Cross-functional teams in Scrum

Creating effective teams is the most powerful tool for improving processes and every framework depends on it. Processes are not executed in silos and it is best done by groups of people. Teams can be defined as groups of individuals combined together to achieve a common goal and according to Scrum, every approach benefits from…

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Who can use Scrum?

September 11, 2017
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Who can use Scrum?

Being an Agile approach, Scrum is highly flexible (pun, probably intended); that is, it can be stretched and bent to fit any project’s requirements. It is best suited for projects that require splitting a huge and an unplanned project into manageable chunks of work based on business priorities. As such, it can be used for…

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Scrum and Agile: How different are they?

September 8, 2017
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Scrum and Agile: How different are they?

Many organizations all over the world are finding it hard to keep up with the fast-changing business scenarios, using the traditional project management methods. These scenarios may include periodic customer demands, fast-changing project requirements, and issues relating to support activities and so on. Increasingly, project managers and software developers have started to prefer Agile software…

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Can Scrum ensure success of your project?

September 6, 2017
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Can Scrum ensure success of your project?

As with all other additional methodologies which ensure success in a Project according to the business needs, Scrum also provides assurance that the end result of a product or service will always be better than the initial stages of its development. This is due to the fact that quality is emphasized as top priority in…

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Can SCRUM fail?

September 5, 2017
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Can SCRUM fail?

Scrum, no doubt, is one of the most viable and potentially applicable approaches to managing software development projects. Being a strong Agile approach, Scrum has multiple advantages and that is why an increasing number of companies in the recent past have either implemented or have been intending to implement Scrum; however, the implementation does have…

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Agile Feasibility

September 4, 2017
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Agile Feasibility

Introducing the known requirements to the feasibility team: If you’re working on an agile project, one with volatile requirements or a tight deadline, you won’t have deep requirements when you begin the Feasibility phase. A request or idea has been approved for a feasibility investigation, and no one has documented detailed requirements to this point.…

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