What is the Role of Stakeholders in SCRUM?

August 21, 2018
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What is the Role of Stakeholders in SCRUM?

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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Solutions to Common Problems Scrum Teams Face

August 17, 2018
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Solutions to Common Problems Scrum Teams Face

The Scrum Team, also referred to as the development team, is responsible for developing the product. They possess all the essential skills required to carry out the work of the project. They use 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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Does accepting greater responsibility mean delivering greater value?

August 14, 2018
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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 an essential principle in Scrum leads to the…

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Creating Large Project Components in SCRUM

August 10, 2018
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Creating Large Project Components in SCRUM

In the process of creating Large Project Components, we need to understand how the multiple Product Owners work together and how the multiple Scrum Teams work together. Also common components and common and specialized resources are to be identified. Following are the inputs required for creating large project components in Scrum. Project Vision Statement A…

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Agile Myth: “Agile Means No Planning and No Documentation”

August 6, 2018
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Agile Myth: “Agile Means No Planning and No Documentation”

It is widely known in the software development industry that Agile values “working software” over “extensive documentation.” This leads to the common misconception that Agile does not believe in documentation. It is true that documentation in Agile does not always mean typing code descriptions or lengthy time consuming information that may come in handy sometime…

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