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Agile and Scrum Trello Extensions

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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 a better implementation of Agile project management in Trello and provides additional features like Scrum burndown charts or the implementation of WIP limits. share share tweet share 

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Videos

Why Startups Are More Efficient Organizations

November 16, 2020 0

Startups are blowing established organizations out of the water on a regular basis. How on earth can small agile companies of 1-30 people beat multi-million companies with a lot of money, existing customers and experience? In this presentation, Karianne Berg, who has experience from several startups, shares some simple (but not easy!) tricks of the trade.

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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 Big Picture of Agile Requirements” and this book provides it, together with the small details that can help you write better user stories.

Knowledge

  • 8 Benefits Of Agile Nearshore Development For Your Company

    July 30, 2020 0
    Agile software development refers to methodologies and principles of effective, iterative, and collaborative programming. It becomes more and more popular nowadays as suggests a more affordable and client-oriented process. Agile nearshoring means delegating programming tasks to dedicate teams in a nearby country to increase business success and get a project released faster. [...]
  • Help Work to Flow

    June 22, 2020 0
    In their book “Help Work to Flow”, Samantha Laing and Karen Greaves have explored their Agile working and coaching experience to collect 40 tips, techniques and games that should allow you to work in the state of flow, this situation where you are more productive. share share tweet share 
  • Limiting Work in Progress (WIP) in Kanban

    June 8, 2020 0
    In Kanban, the concept of work in progress (WIP) limit defines the maximum amount of work that can be performed by a team or that can exist in each active status of a workflow. In this article, Gerard Chiva explains why limiting WIP is an important decision for Agile teams. [...]

Tools

  • 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 [...]
  • Free Online Scrum Tools

    September 14, 2020 7
    Agile approaches like Scrum recommend a “just enough” attitude in software development and this is also the case when you discuss tools. Ideally, you would work with a small team that is collocated, but this is not always possible and you might be running your project virtually with a distributed [...]
  • Free Retrospective Tools for Distributed Scrum Teams

    August 11, 2020 24
    Even if Agile approaches favor collocated teams, distributed Scrum teams are more common that what you might think. Many Agile software development teams are based on a virtual organization. share share tweet share 

Videos

  • An Introduction to Evolutionary Design

    October 19, 2020 0
    Modern software development inspired by Agile approaches welcomes changing requirements, even late in the process, but how can we write our software so that those changes don’t create a mess? Evolutionary design is the key. [...]
  • Is it SAFe to Scale?

    October 5, 2020 0
    By now most large enterprises are past the experimenting stage with Agile. Many are beginning to realize that simply training teams in Agile techniques like Scrum and Kanban, while useful, is not enough to achieve [...]