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Dependency Determination in SCRUM Project

August 2, 2018
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Dependency Determination in SCRUM Project

Once the Scrum Team has selected User Stories for a given Sprint, they should then consider any dependencies, including those related to the availability of people as well as any technical dependencies. Properly documenting dependencies helps the Scrum Teams determine the relative order in which Tasks should be executed to create the Sprint Deliverables. Dependencies…

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Can Scrum ensure success of your project?

September 6, 2017
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Can Scrum ensure success of your project?

As with all other frameworks that ensure success in a Project according to the business needs, Scrum also provides assurance that the end result of a product or service will always be better than the initial stages of its development. This is due to the fact that quality is emphasized as a top priority in…

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Types of SCRUM Contracts

August 29, 2017
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Types of SCRUM Contracts

If an entire project or portions of it are being completed under a contract, the contract defines the scope of work and the specific terms of the contract. The type of contract used influences project risk. Some of the most common types of contracts used in Scrum projects are as follows: Incremental Delivery Contract—This contract…

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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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Selecting appropriate Scrum Master(s) and identifying relevant Stakeholder(s)

June 26, 2017
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Selecting appropriate Scrum Master(s) and identifying relevant Stakeholder(s)

Selecting appropriate Scrum Master(s) and identifying relevant Stakeholder(s) is crucial to the success of any project. In some projects, there may have been pre-conditions stipulating certain team members and their roles. When there is flexibility in choosing the Scrum Master(s), the following are important Selection Criteria: Problem-solving skills—This is one of the primary criteria to…

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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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What is Agile methodology?

June 13, 2017
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What is Agile methodology?

The term “agile” generally refers to being able to move or respond quickly and easily; being nimble. In any kind of management discipline, agile as a quality should therefore be a good thing to aim for. Agile project management specifically, involves being adaptive during the creation of a product, service, or other result. A number…

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What is Self-Organizing?

June 12, 2017
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What is Self-Organizing?

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. Self-organization does not mean that team members are allowed to act in any…

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Agile vs Waterfall?

May 24, 2017
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Agile vs Waterfall?

Agile and Waterfall are two different methods used in managing a project. Both the methods have their own pros and cons and choosing one model is based on many project-centric factors. Waterfall Method The Waterfall model is a progressive design process which in the software development industry goes through stages such as Conception, Initiation, Analysis,…

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Agile User Stories

May 18, 2017
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Agile User Stories

User Stories adhere to a specific, predefined structure and are a simplistic way of documenting the requirements and desired end-user functionality. A User Story tells you three things about the requirement: Who, What, and Why. The requirements expressed in User Stories are short, simple, and easy-to-understand statements. The predefined, standard format results in enhanced communication…

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