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Scrum and Kanban, alike or different?

July 26, 2017
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Scrum and Kanban, alike or different?

One of the criteria for selecting an agile tool in terms of Kanban or Scrum can be the time required. One of these works well when there is shortage of time in terms of deadlines; the other one works well in situations where more time is required to carry out tasks, when a diminutive iteration…

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What are the Cultural Challenges in adopting SCRUM Framework?

July 25, 2017
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What are the Cultural Challenges in adopting SCRUM Framework?

Scrum framework is being used as a successful project delivery framework in many organizations. It’s been gaining in popularity over the last 15 years, as more and more organizations realize the benefits of Scrum. But before a particular team/organization embraces Scrum framework, the biggest challenge comes from the management, which is generally resistant to change,…

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How can marketing team benefit from Scrum?

July 25, 2017
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How can marketing team benefit from Scrum?

Scrum as an Agile framework is currently most popular in IT development teams. However, that does not mean that it cannot be effectively used in other domains. In fact, as an Agile framework for managing projects, it can be used wherever people work on projects on a regular basis. It can be used in a…

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What is the Importance of Scrum Certification?

July 24, 2017
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What is the Importance of Scrum Certification?

We will attempt to do a quick overview of some of the Scrum certifications that are currently being offered. Then, we will talk about figuring out the right trainer. It is beneficial to find a Scrum trainer with the background as yours however it is not an absolute requirement. The methodology and the style of the Scrum…

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Various Activities in Scrum Processes

July 24, 2017
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Various Activities in Scrum Processes

Scrum processes address the specific activities and flow of a Scrum project. In total there are 19 processes which are grouped into five phases. Please take a look at these processes and the activities listed under to them in order to understand the flow of a Scrum Project better. Initiate Create Project Vision—in this process,…

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Ensuring your team does not have too much or too little to do!

July 21, 2017
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Ensuring your team does not have too much or too little to do!

Scrum treats time as one of the most important constraints in managing a project. To address the constraint of time, Scrum introduces a concept called ‘Time-boxing’ which proposes fixing a certain amount of time for each process and activity in a Scrum project. This ensures that Scrum Team members do not take up too much…

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How to focus on creating value?

July 21, 2017
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How to focus on creating value?

The Scrum framework is driven by the goal of delivering maximum business value in a minimum time span. To achieve this practically, Scrum believes in iterative development of deliverables. In most complex projects, the customer may not be able to define very concrete requirements or is not confident of what the end product may look…

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Core and Non-core Roles in Scrum

July 20, 2017
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Core and Non-core Roles in Scrum

Central to the success of a Scrum project are the people or employees working on the project, and coordination between them. To ensure coordination and harmony within the scrum team, it is necessary to clearly define the roles and responsibilities of the Scrum team members. The roles in scrum teams fall into 2 major categories…

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Who are Stakeholders?

July 20, 2017
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Who are Stakeholders?

The term stakeholder creates a lot of confusion in Scrum. Usually the term is confused with the responsibilities of a Product Owner. Let us now clear all the confusion around it. Best definition of stakeholders is that they have legitimate interest in the project and another important point to be noted is that stakeholders are…

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Roles and Responsibilities of a Scrum Master

July 19, 2017
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Roles and Responsibilities of a Scrum Master

The first thing we have to be sure when dealing with SCRUM master is whether they have a full time Scrum masters, and the second question we have to ask is if what do they do? We usually don’t find a full time scrum master.  Scrum master is described by scrum guide as one who teaches, facilitates…

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