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6 Main Principles of Scrum Methodology

July 5, 2017
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6 Main Principles of Scrum Methodology

Scrum principles are the foundation on which the Scrum framework is based. The principles of Scrum can be applied to any type of project or organization, and they must be adhered to in order to ensure appropriate application of Scrum. The aspects and processes of Scrum can be modified to meet the requirements of the project,…

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Quality Comes in Large Quantities in Scrum

July 4, 2017
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Quality Comes in Large Quantities in Scrum

Competing video game companies—one that operates inside of the Scrum framework and one that does not—release similar games around the same time. The graphics and story-lines in each are fantastic. As gamer’s button mash their way through the campaigns, however, disparities emerge. Unlike its competitor, the company that operates inside of the Scrum framework finds…

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Implementing Scrum in Organizations

July 4, 2017
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Implementing Scrum in Organizations

Scrum is not your regular waterfall technique but an agile framework which changes and, at times, challenges traditional roles. The Organizational Resource Matrix is a hierarchical depiction of a combination of a functional organizational structure and a projectized organizational structure. Matrix organizations bring together team members for a project from different functional departments such as…

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Overcoming the Challenges faced by a Scrum Team

July 3, 2017
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Overcoming the Challenges faced by a Scrum Team

Scrum Team, also referred to as the development team, is responsible for developing the product and they possess all the essential skills required to carry out the work of the project. They have a high level of collaboration to maximize productivity, so that minimal coordination is required to get things done. To minimize dependency, team…

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Importance of Scrum Certification or Scrum training

June 29, 2017
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Importance of Scrum Certification or Scrum training

Although there are many certifications such as ITIL, PRINCE2, which are implemented in organizations for achievement of goals through a project, Scrum training or Scrum certification can be described as one of the many courses where employees are groomed to become self-motivated and become keen to accept greater responsibility. There is a famous proverb, “If you are comfortable with yourself, you…

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Scrum Teams Are Always Up for Time-boxing

June 28, 2017
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Scrum Teams Are Always Up for Time-boxing

American football teams trailing late in games often rely on a clock-management strategy known as the two-minute drill. They run hurry-up, no-huddle offenses and execute plays that involve running out of bounds (thereby stopping the clock) whenever possible. While working the ball downfield, time can become more formidable than the opposing defense. Like the scenario…

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Agile User Stories

May 18, 2017
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Agile User Stories

User Stories adhere to a specific, predefined structure and are a simplistic way of documenting the requirements and desired end-user functionality. A User Story tells you three things about the requirement: Who, What, and Why. The requirements expressed in User Stories are short, simple, and easy-to-understand statements. The predefined, standard format results in enhanced communication…

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All About Prioritized Program Backlog

May 12, 2017
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All About Prioritized Program Backlog

The Prioritized Program Backlog plays a very similar role at the program level as the Prioritized Product Backlog does on project level. It identifies the requirements for the program and their priorities. The items in the Prioritized Portfolio Backlog provide inputs to the various Prioritized Program Backlogs and, through Prioritized Program Backlogs, to Prioritized Product…

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How to Choose Scrum Master(s) and Stakeholder(s)?

May 12, 2017
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How to Choose Scrum Master(s) and Stakeholder(s)?

Selecting appropriate Scrum Master(s) and identifying relevant Stakeholder(s) is crucial to the success of any project. In some projects, there may have been pre-conditions stipulating certain team members and their roles. When there is flexibility in choosing the Scrum Master(s), the following are important Selection Criteria: Problem-solving skills—This is one of the primary criteria to…

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