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How to Handle Request for Change or Change Requests in a Scrum Project?

August 16, 2017
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How to Handle Request for Change or Change Requests in a Scrum Project?

Request for changes are usually submitted as Change Requests. Change Requests remain unapproved until they get formally approved. The Scrum Guidance Body usually defines a process for approving and managing changes throughout the organization. In the absence of a formal process, it is recommended that small changes that do not have a significant impact on…

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The Scrum Framework

August 14, 2017
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The Scrum Framework

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…

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Accepting Greater Responsibility and Delivering Greater Value

August 11, 2017
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Accepting Greater Responsibility and Delivering Greater Value

Does accepting greater responsibility mean delivering greater value? Scrum believes that employees are self-motivated and seek to accept greater responsibility. So, they deliver much greater value when self-organized. The preferred leadership style in Scrum is “servant leadership”, which emphasizes achieving results by focusing on the needs of the Scrum Team. Benefits of Self-Organization Self-organization as…

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Can Scrum be implemented in any type of project and in any industry?

August 3, 2017
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Can Scrum be implemented in any type of project and in any industry?

Probably this is one of the most frequently asked questions in relation to implementation of Scrum and still baffles everyone. The old school of Scrum was very apprehensive about Scrum being used beyond software development. No prize in guessing that the inventors and early followers were from software development background and they never thought of…

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What Happens at a Sprint Planning Meeting?

August 2, 2017
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What Happens at a Sprint Planning Meeting?

In a Scrum project, every sprint begins with Sprint Planning Meeting. The main objective should only be planning the sprint. Ensure that the meeting is attended by the all team members including the Product Owner, Scrum Master and the Scrum Team. You can also include part time resources for this meeting. This provides an important…

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All About Agile Testing

August 1, 2017
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All About Agile Testing

Coding and testing stages are not isolated ones but well integrated ones in Agile development. The development toward every user story commences through written business-interfacing experiments that enables the team the ‘what part’ regarding coding and also the juncture when the tasks are being completed with. Professionals in the field of testing, analysis and development…

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What is Planning Poker?

August 1, 2017
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What is Planning Poker?

Planning poker is combination of analogy, expert opinion, and disaggregation in a fun way so that it will result quick and reliable estimates. All the team members are included in planning poker. On any agile project, you will have typically ten team members or less. If it does, the team can be split in twos.…

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Importance of Business Value

July 31, 2017
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Importance of Business Value

Delivering maximum business value in a minimum time span is ingrained in the Scrum framework. Usually, Scrum projects are expected to create business or service value which makes Scrum framework attractive for business stakeholders. But it is not clear if Business Value can be achieved by reducing costs involved, increasing the end revenue, enhancing customer…

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Role of Quality and Testing Teams in Agile Projects

July 31, 2017
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Role of Quality and Testing Teams in Agile Projects

In Agile, Quality and Testing teams’ roles and responsibilities often overlap. That is because ideally, matrices are not required in Agile Projects. So, Quality teams are often merged into testing teams for the sake of convenience, though it depends on a lot of factors. Also, as customers are closely involved in providing feedback every sprint,…

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Essential Characteristics of SCRUM Team

July 28, 2017
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Essential Characteristics of SCRUM Team

In a Scrum project, it is the Scrum Team members who are responsible for delivering the desired product or service and not the Scrum. Hence, we should be careful in forming the Scrum Teams. “The Scrum Team is sometimes referred to as Development Team since they are responsible for developing the product, service or other…

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