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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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Scrum: Avoiding Pitfalls in Delivering Projects Successfully using Scrum

October 24, 2017
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Scrum: Avoiding Pitfalls in Delivering Projects Successfully using Scrum

Every project is uncertain. To deliver projects successfully using Scrum, one needs to avoid the pitfalls in implementation of the Scrum framework. One of the more important ceremonies in Scrum is “Sprint Planning Meeting”. Not giving due importance to this ceremony can be detrimental not just to the concerned Sprint but also to the entire…

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Scrum Estimation Techniques

September 25, 2017
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Scrum Estimation Techniques

Out of several estimation techniques involved in Scrum, few are noted below. 1-      Wideband Delphi 2-      Relative sizing / Story Points. 3-      Affinity Estimation. 4-      Estimate Range. Wideband Delphi Wideband Delphi is a group-based estimation technique for determining how much work is involved and how long it will take to complete. Individuals within a team…

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Sprint Changes: Additions to a Sprint in Progress

September 14, 2017
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Sprint Changes: Additions to a Sprint in Progress

Scrum is a simple framework which beliefs in responding quickly to changes in business environment and the ability to respond to changes is one of the reasons that made Scrum popular. The Product Owner is responsible for getting the Product Backlog ready and prioritizing the items in the Product Backlog. The Scrum Master and the development team…

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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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Importance of Scrum Certification or Scrum training

June 29, 2017
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Importance of Scrum Certification or Scrum training

Although there are many certifications such as ITIL, PRINCE2, which are implemented in organizations for achievement of goals through a project, Scrum training or Scrum certification can be described as one of the many courses where employees are groomed to become self-motivated and become keen to accept greater responsibility. There is a famous proverb, “If you are comfortable with yourself, you…

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Scrum Teams Are Always Up for Time-boxing

June 28, 2017
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Scrum Teams Are Always Up for Time-boxing

American football teams trailing late in games often rely on a clock-management strategy known as the two-minute drill. They run hurry-up, no-huddle offenses and execute plays that involve running out of bounds (thereby stopping the clock) whenever possible. While working the ball downfield, time can become more formidable than the opposing defense. Like the scenario…

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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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Large Project vs. Typical Scrum Project

January 18, 2017
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Large Project vs. Typical Scrum Project

The fundamental Scrum processes defined in SBOK Guide by SCRUMStudy are valid for all Scrum projects, and concepts mentioned in the SBOK are sufficient for managing Scrum projects with just a few Scrum Teams, typically 1 – 3 Scrum Teams. When we deal with large projects generally involving four or more Scrum Teams, some additional processes…

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