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Earned Value Analysis for Justification of Continuous Value

May 20, 2018
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Earned Value Analysis for Justification of Continuous Value

Business justification demonstrates the reasons for undertaking a project. It answers the question “Why is this project needed?” Business justification drives all decision making related to a project. So, it is important to assess the viability and achievability of a project not only before committing to significant expenditures or investment at initial stages of the…

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Clearing up the “Agile is the solution!” delusion

March 2, 2018
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Clearing up the “Agile is the solution!” delusion

There is no doubt that the Agile methodology is focused on consistently delivering high value to the customer and, at the same time, adapting to emerging situations and continuously improving performance. Be it Scrum, Extreme programming or Kanban, every effort has been made to design methods to accomplish exactly this. Agile is not just about…

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Can Agile/Scrum Master Certifications Boost Your Career?

February 27, 2018
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Can Agile/Scrum Master Certifications Boost Your Career?

The process of being certified as an Agile/Scrum Master involves attending two and three-day classroom sessions (respectively), at the end of which the certificate is awarded. The certification is not awarded based on any formal exam conducted to evaluate how proficiently you have grasped the concepts of Agile/Scrum. You might admittedly be skeptical about how…

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Become the Scrum Master Your Team Needs

February 19, 2018
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Become the Scrum Master Your Team Needs

A Scrum master plays a crucial role in the implementation of Scrum on software development projects. Click here for the Challenges faced by a Scrum Master A Scrum master is like a leg in the tripod of the Scrum team, with the other two being the product owner and the development team. The relationship of the…

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Agile Self-Assessment – Measuring How Agile You Are

February 13, 2018
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Agile Self-Assessment – Measuring How Agile You Are

To be agile means to be flexible. As simple as that may sound; the Agile framework is little more than an effective way to create business flexibility. Even though the basic Agile concepts are easily understood, one needs high levels of commitment, patience and openness to become a true champion of the Agile philosophy. Some…

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AGILE Methodology and Principles – An Introduction

February 9, 2018
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AGILE Methodology and Principles – An Introduction

Agile methodology is a dynamic project management approach to software development and implementation. Within a few years of its inception, Agile methodology has become popular because it is both developer and customer friendly. This is because—unlike the traditional Waterfall approach—Agile methodology is an adaptive approach that permits changes and modifications to be incorporated into the…

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Agile Estimation – What Makes Story Points Better Than Hours?

February 6, 2018
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Agile Estimation – What Makes Story Points Better Than Hours?

Story point estimates are a way of estimating Agile projects. Story points are calculated using known tasks as a frame of reference to estimate other tasks. For example, if a task such as creating an input screen, for which we already know the amount of effort required to complete, has been assigned 3 points, we…

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Addressing the Biggest Misconceptions about Agile

February 2, 2018
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Addressing the Biggest Misconceptions about Agile

It is widely known in the software development industry that Agile values “working software” over “extensive documentation.” This leads to the common misconception that Agile does not believe in documentation. It is true that documentation in Agile does not always mean typing code descriptions or lengthy time consuming information that may come in handy sometime…

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A Brief Introduction to Scrum Methodology

January 29, 2018
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A Brief Introduction to Scrum Methodology

Scrum is the most widely used Agile framework for developing and managing complex software and product applications. In its simplest terms, Scrum is characterized by its core values of Plan Ahead and Inspect & Adapt. Therefore, Scrum successfully manages projects in which there is marked uncertainty and ambiguity at the early stages of the project. With Scrum, an…

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Understanding User Story and the Benefits of Using It

January 24, 2018
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Understanding User Story and the Benefits of Using It

Well, a User Story is basically what the user is required to perform as a part of his job responsibilities. It gets the data of who, what and why pertaining to a prerequisite in a simple and conscience way on a notecard made of paper. User Stories are written by or for the business user…

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