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Misconceptions about the Scrum Framework

November 21, 2017
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Misconceptions about the Scrum Framework

“We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it.” This is how the Agile Manifesto starts. In simple words, the way people have learned better ways of implementing Agile is by doing it and trying out things. As such, practitioners have tried out multiple things and some of…

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Measuring Performance in a Self-Organized Team

November 1, 2017
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Measuring Performance in a Self-Organized Team

Scrum supports the practice of using cross-functional, self-managed teams in which individuals help each other in completing tasks to deliver value. The SBOK™ Guide says that employees “deliver much greater value when self-organized.” Self-Organization encourages team members into taking ownership, being entrepreneurial, and contributing the best that they genuinely can. So Scrum discourages appraisal methods like Stacked…

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Daily Scrum: Meeting Tips

October 11, 2017
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Daily Scrum: Meeting Tips

The daily Stand-up or Scrum meeting is a daily meeting which provides a status update to all the team members. Every member focuses on answering three statements: Task Completed Task to be done Road Blocks It’s very powerful tool and it keeps the project moving in the planned direction. If the team does not follow…

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Scrum: Good and Bad

October 3, 2017
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Scrum: Good and Bad

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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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 unplanned project into manageable chunks of work based on business priorities such as value. As such, it can be…

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What are Done Criteria?

August 9, 2017
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What are Done Criteria?

Done Criteria are a set of rules that are applicable to all User Stories in a given Sprint. General Done Criteria could include any of the following: Reviewed by other team members Completed unit testing of the User Story Completion of quality assurance tests Completion of all documentation related to the User Story All issues…

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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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What justifies your Project?

July 16, 2017
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What justifies 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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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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6 Main Principles in the Scrum Framwework

July 5, 2017
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6 Main Principles in the Scrum Framwework

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 project,…

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