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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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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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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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Importance of traditional project manager in Scrum project management

August 22, 2017
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Importance of traditional project manager in Scrum project management

As more and more companies are adopting Scrum as preferred project management method over traditional waterfall method, the subject of mapping of the roles is becoming more critical. Probably one of the biggest challenges organizations face when they move to Scrum is where does a Project Manager fit in Scrum? We are so used to…

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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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How are Changes to a Sprint Managed in Scrum?

August 10, 2017
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How are Changes to a Sprint Managed in Scrum?

In Scrum, all requirements related to an ongoing Sprint are frozen during the Sprint. No change is introduced until the Sprint ends, unless a change is deemed to be significant enough to stop the Sprint. In the case of an urgent change, the Sprint is terminated and the team meets to plan a new Sprint.…

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Tools in Scrum Project

August 7, 2017
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Tools in Scrum Project

Impediment Log: is an important tool in which all the impediments affecting the project are documented. An Impediment is usually described as an obstacle, hindrance or hurdle which can decrease the productivity and performance of the Scrum team. It is mandatory that they should be identified as soon as possible, solution found in quick time…

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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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SCRUM Path

July 27, 2017
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SCRUM Path

There are multiple levels in the Scrum certification and quite often, people do have questions regarding where to start with or how to start with. So today we will discuss regarding the same. The first in the list is Scrum Developer Certified which is an entry level certification for Scrum Team members and those who interact with any Scrum…

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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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