Posts Tagged ‘ All about AGILE ’

Agile Transition: What and How?

October 13, 2017
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Agile Transition: What and How?

We need to answer the following questions to find out if we are prepared for Agile Transition: What extent of agility are you prepared for today? What extent of agility can you increase tomorrow? To what extents can you continuously adapt to your ever-changing business climate? We’re confident that you can boost your current advancement…

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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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What is Scrum of Scrums?

August 18, 2017
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What is Scrum of Scrums?

What is a Scrum of Scrums and how does it work in the product development process? The first thing to know about the Scrum of Scrums is that it acquires relevance only for large projects where multiple Scrum Teams are involved. In this process Scrum Team representatives convene for Scrum of Scrums Meetings at predetermined…

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Can Release Planning be skipped?

July 13, 2017
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Can Release Planning be skipped?

The answer to this question is No. Release planning is a very important part of the Scrum process. In this process, the Scrum Core Team reviews the User Stories in the Prioritized Product Backlog to develop a Release Planning Schedule, which is essentially a phased deployment schedule that can be shared with the project stakeholders.…

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All About User Story Prioritization

July 6, 2017
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All About User Story Prioritization

At the program or portfolio level, there is normally a smaller number of requirements/user stories than at the project level. The percentage of user stories with a very tangible value/business need/user impact is normally much lower than on project level. That means that the selection of techniques that are useful at a program or portfolio…

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What is a Persona?

July 6, 2017
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What is a Persona?

Personas are highly detailed fictional characters, representative of the majority of users and of other stakeholders who may not directly use the end product. Personas are created to identify the needs of the target user base. Creating specific Personas can help the team better understand users and their requirements and goals. Based on a Persona,…

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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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Learn How to Conduct an Effective Backlog Grooming Session

June 27, 2017
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Learn How to Conduct an Effective Backlog Grooming Session

A typical Prioritized Product Backlog will contain all User Stories, their time estimates (including any revised estimates), and the status of higher priority requirements. Any new or revised User Stories resulting from changes to business requirements, customer requests, external market conditions, and/or lessons learned from previous Sprints are also incorporated. Product Backlog Review Meeting Also…

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Value-based Prioritization in SCRUM

June 27, 2017
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Value-based Prioritization in SCRUM

The Scrum framework is driven by the goal of delivering maximum business value in a minimum time span. One of the most effective tools for delivering the greatest value in the shortest amount of time is prioritization. Prioritizing can be defined as determining the order and separating what must be done now, from what needs…

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Risk Burndown Chart

June 26, 2017
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Risk Burndown Chart

In Scrum, the risk management activities are divided among various roles with some responsibility resting with everyone in the Scrum Team and the Scrum Master facilitating the process. Risk management is integral to ensuring value creation; therefore, risk management activities are performed throughout the project lifecycle and not just during project initiation. Each risk could…

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