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Characteristics of an Ideal Scrum Team

May 5, 2020
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Characteristics of an Ideal Scrum Team

Fond of Rugby? Then Scrum would be a recognizable term for you. The scrummage arrangement of rugby players works similar to that of the Scrum team.  Hirotaka Takeuchi and Ikujiro Nonaka in the mid 80’s defined a flexible and all-inclusive product development strategy where the development team works as a unit to reach a common…

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Scrum Non-core Roles – An Insight

May 5, 2020
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Scrum Non-core Roles – An Insight

In Scrum the non-core roles are those roles which are not mandatorily required for the Scrum project. They may not be continuously or directly involved in the Scrum process. They are not accountable for the success of the Scrum Project. However, knowing non-core roles is important as they could play a significant part in the…

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A Scrum Master Wears Multiple Hats

May 5, 2020
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A Scrum Master Wears Multiple Hats

Flexibility and speed are the need of the hour. The use of Scrum framework to deliver projects has enabled organizations to go to market with their products and services faster than ever. To adopt the Scrum framework correctly and produce the outcomes the organizations require, they need to have an expert on the team —…

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Scrum Meetings – Source of Transparency and Information

April 28, 2020
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Scrum Meetings – Source of Transparency and Information

Open communication and transparency play crucial role in Scrum projects. Unlike the popular view that most meetings are waste of time, Scrum lays a lot of emphasis on conducting highly focused, time-boxed and effective meetings to allow transparency and free flow of information. In this article we are going to briefly look at some of…

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Scrum Core Roles – An Insight

April 14, 2020
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Scrum Core Roles – An Insight

It is imperative for each member of a project team to know what he/she is supposed to do in a project. Not just that, each member should also be aware of what other members on the team are supposed to do. Explicit definition of roles and responsibilities is mandatory for the successful delivery of any…

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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 the Scrum Framework

January 29, 2018
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A Brief Introduction to the Scrum Framework

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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