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COVID Changed Agile, and Agile Changed Us

by scrumexpert in Articles 0

“Responding to change over following a plan” is one of the value of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development. The COVID-19 pandemic is certainly a disruptive event that caused a lot of changes in the way organisations work. In this article, Hannah Price shares her view on how many employees embraced the concept of agile without even realising it. share share tweet share 

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Don’t Walk Away from Complexity… Run

March 2, 2021 0

We constantly hear that change should be affordable and cost-effective with Agile. True, but, in reality, that is easily said than done. Complexity makes change hard. We cannot shy away from the hard problems posed by domains and business needs. So, how can we solve complicated problems without getting dragged into the quagmire of what appears to be an inevitable complexity?

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Improving Scrum Sprints with Kanban

January 5, 2021 0

Scrum and Kanban are not rivals. If your Scrum Sprints are getting bogged down or missing the mark, combining Scrum with Kanban might be the Agile answer. This article from Kert Peterson provides a comprehensive explanation of how Kanban can improve your Scrum process with Kanban Task Boards, Team Boards, and a better focus on customer needs.

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  • Improving Scrum Sprints with Kanban

    January 5, 2021 0
    Scrum and Kanban are not rivals. If your Scrum Sprints are getting bogged down or missing the mark, combining Scrum with Kanban might be the Agile answer. This article from Kert Peterson provides a comprehensive explanation of how Kanban can improve your Scrum process with Kanban Task Boards, Team Boards, [...]
  • Agile Software Requirements

    November 9, 2020 0
    Although many might tend to limit the concept of agile requirements to “user stories”, this book by Dean Leffingwell reminds us that there could be more than just a post-it on an information radiator when we talk about Agile requirements. The title of one of the initial chapters is “The [...]
  • Lean Startup: the Next Step to Foster Innovation

    October 27, 2020 1
    You must have come across the term Lean Startup several times. But, what exactly does it mean, and why is it vital for your business? This article explains what Lean Startup and the Minimum Viable Product (MVP) are and how they can help you to develop new products faster in [...]

Tools

  • Open Source Kanban Tools

    December 7, 2020 1
    If most of the open source projects for Scrum tools have ended being transformed in a limited offer that supports a main commercial product, this has not been the case for Kanban. The simplicity of the Kanban approach has allowed open source software developers to create and maintain Kanban tools [...]
  • Agile and Scrum Trello Extensions

    November 23, 2020 6
    Trello is a free on-line project management tool owned by Atlassian that provides a flexible and visual way to organize anything. This approach is naturally close to the visual boards used in the Scrum or Kanban approaches. As the tool as an open architecture, some extensions have been developed for [...]
  • Using Commercial Scrum Tools for Free

    October 12, 2020 26
    If the development of open source Scrum tools was in vogue some years ago, a lot of these projects have now been abandoned. Some are still active, but this is because their development is sponsored by a commercial hosted option. There is however an alternative to manage your Agile software [...]

Videos

  • Agile Transformation in Times of COVID-19

    February 1, 2021 0
    Learn the experience of large Agile Transformation during turbulent times created by Covid-19. This describes how Scrum Masters changed the way of serving the organization, how you need to modify the approach and strategy of [...]
  • Scrum Roles Dysfunctions and Anti-Patterns

    January 11, 2021 0
    The two presenters explore the misunderstandings and usages of Scrum roles using examples of what they have seen in organizations. They witnessed these dysfunctions not only in companies who are new to these roles, but [...]