Many shy away from use cases within an Agile approach, but for Agile requirements to be successful, both user stories and use cases must be leveraged to get to the heart of the most appropriate business solution that brings value to the customer.
Scrum is not a sequential process, and a linear Scrum implementation wastes a massive opportunity: to ensure that the right product with the right features is created. Read this article to learn how Scrum’s cyclic nature helps you create a great product by running focused experiments.
The Product Vision Board is a special tool developed by Roman Pichler that helps product owners and teams decide if and how to progress an idea. Learn how the Product Vision Board can be applied to kick-start the innovation process and to create a new software product.
Can we be truly agile and still hold prescriptive guidelines over a team? When we adopt agile there should be an intentional price of admission, and a bit of prescriptive guidelines are necessary to avoid self-directed bad agile chaos.
A small, superficial, and somewhat trivial set of the core agile practices can be adopted quite easily. Moreover, even certification does not guarantee you can truly gain the benefits of adoption to drive business value across your organization. So what types of training are sufficient to get agile teams up and going?
The sprint review is a big deal, and it`s the team`s responsibility to reveal their efforts efficiently. Here are some critical focus points and a sample review agenda to help you improve your reviews, more effectively engage your stakeholders, and create a more energetic reveal for your agile teams.
What is your main focus during a sprint planning meeting? If it is pressing on cost, scope and time, you`ve most probably created numerous quality trade-offs that are now haunting your Scrum team with lots of re-work. Here is how you can balance across four dimensions – quality included – effectively.
Apart from targeting quality characteristics artifacts produced by the software development process, Quality Control is now responsible for ensuring that agile development processes are solid and fast. Learn how to gain maximum business value by selecting the correct set of quality control practices.
A common software team anti-pattern is a reluctance to ask for help or asking too late in the project, agile teams notwithstanding. This article will help you clarify the problems at hand and foster an environment where asking for help is a strength and well received.
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