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ADAPTing Agile: 5 Killer steps to Change And Innovation

Reading Time: 3 minutes Introduction ADAPTing Agile development, as the leading Agile speaker and author Mike Cohn describes “how one can iterate toward increased agility by combining a senior-level guiding coalition with multiple action teams.” To successfully implement a change, senior leadership need to create a sense of urgency in their organization so that employees, lower-level managers and other impacted stakeholders are on board. It will help gain confidence Continue Reading

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How to Create Sprints in Jira

Reading Time: 6 minutes In this blog post, we’ll be holding a look at precisely what sprints are and why you should apply them within your association. We also have some proficient tips on how you can produce a flourishing sprint proceeding in Jira so that you can start catching results snappily and efficiently. What is Sprint in Jira? A sprint is a fixed time period in an uninterrupted Continue Reading

Tips to write User stories

Reading Time: 4 minutes Before starting on tips to write user stories, let’s first understand what a User Story, who owns the User Story, the elements of the User Story, etc is. What is a User Story? A user story is the lowest unit of work in an Agile frame. It’s an end aim, not a point, expressed from the software user’s perspective. A user story is an informal, Continue Reading

An Ideal Sprint Length in Scrum

Reading Time: 3 minutes When the teams start working in the Scrum methodology within Agile project management one thing comes into everyone’s mind i.e; Sprint. In this blog, we will come to know What is Sprint?? How long it could be?? Who determines Sprint Lenght etc. What is Sprint Lenght? The life span of a sprint is called Sprint length. While there’s no hard-and-fast rule, the thumb rule is Continue Reading

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The reason why to not modify Scrum

Reading Time: 4 minutes Remember that Scrum is a frame, not a set of work instructions. The Scrum frame is veritably feather-light, but what it includes is essential. Every piece of the frame is there for a reason. Making the following variations can come with negative consequences. 1)  Not having a Product Owner There are three accountabilities in Scrum: The Scrum Master is primarily responsible for perfecting the stepping down of Scrum within the association. The Developers do the work of Continue Reading

UNDERSTAND SCRUM IN A NUTSHELL

Reading Time: 4 minutes What Is Scrum? Scrum is a lightweight framework. It helps teams collaborate, self-organize and learn from experience. Thereby, enabling teams to generate value frequently through adaptive solutions to solve complex problems. The Scrum journey starts with stakeholders having an idea to develop a product. Stakeholders / Management empowers a product owner to collect their ideas, requirements and features. Product owner make a list of ideas Continue Reading

How to fail as an Agile Coach

Reading Time: 5 minutes Scrum defines three specific accountabilities within the Scrum Team: the Developers, the Product Owner, and the Scrum Master. — Scrum Guide 2020 When it comes to the Scrum framework, these three roles with their liability are the minimum required to deliver a potentially “done” Increment. The fact that Scrum doesn’t define other roles/positions/functions doesn’t rule out the fact that their liability isn’t valuable. A Scrum Continue Reading

Communication – Spine of Project Success

Reading Time: 5 minutes Problem Statement We all know when it comes to ‘Communication’ it’s regarded as something that must happen as a part of project management activities, using basic/generic tools, such as Slack or eMails. However, without a well-thought-out communication strategy and tools designed to store and regulate project information and communications, many companies are throwing lakhs of rupees out the window with every project they attempt to Continue Reading

Spotify Agile Model and How it is different from SAFe

Reading Time: 8 minutes What is a Spotify Model? The Spotify model is a man-made, independent agile framework. This model emphasizes the importance of culture and network. This method uses Squads, Tribes, Chapters, and Guilds, and the basis of this model is the team and works as a Scrum team. History of Spotify Model Spotify has become a popular music player and is known for providing unlimited original collections Continue Reading

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How to do Effective Capacity Planning in Scrum?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Scrum is the most widely used Agile framework. In Scrum, the work is divided into smaller goals which can be completed within time-boxed iterations called sprints. The length of each sprint is fixed and is normally between one week and one month, with two weeks being the most common.  Unfortunately, many scrum projects are not successful as teams ignore or miscalculate their capacity to do the Continue Reading

What is a Scrum Master and its roles and responsibilities.

Reading Time: 4 minutes Hello everyone, I use to hear a lot of questions regarding the scrum master. So today we are going to know about the scrum master, and his/her roles and responsibilities What is a Scrum Master? Scrum master is the servant leader liable for ensuring the team lives agile values and principles and follows the processes and practices. The Scrum Master is usually considered a teacher Continue Reading

SCRUMBAN- Stop Starting, Start Finishing

Reading Time: 3 minutes What is Scrumban Scrumban is a hybrid Agile framework combined from Scrum and Kanban. It’s a great transition step from scrum to Kanban.  A 2 week iteration with a pull based system is recommended to minimise batching of work and making this model effective. When to use Scrumban 1- Scrumban is a great solution for teams who need the structure of Scrum with the flexibility Continue Reading

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Dev Tools to the Rescue – Part 1

Reading Time: 6 minutes Whether you are a software developer working on someone else’s projects or you run a business yourself, utilizing the right tools of the trade is essential. The market of software development tools is an ever-changing one and increasingly competitive. It’s a tough task to decide which one is best suited for you. In this article, we will review some of the best developer tools, ranging from Continue Reading