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Using Kanban instead of Scrum in Agile Software Development
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If You Are Done Scrumming, Try Some Kanban!

by scrumexpert in Articles 0

Even if Scrum is the most popular Agile framework used in software development, it is not the only approach you can use. In this article, Mark Haynes discusses why you might consider Lean Kanban as a better approach for your organization. share share tweet share 

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Videos

Continuous Delivery and the Theory of Constraints

October 18, 2021 0

How should you actually implement Continuous Delivery in Scrum projects? This video explains how easy it is for a Continuous Delivery implementation to be unsuccessful, how the Theory Of Constraints works, how to apply the Five Focussing Steps to Continuous Delivery, and how to home in on the constrained activities that are your keys to success.

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Redmine Agile Plugin
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Agile, Scrum & Kanban Redmine Plugins

September 27, 2021 3

Redmine is a popular open source project management web application written using the Ruby on Rails framework. This software is more oriented towards a traditional approach for project management with Gantt charts and calendar than Agile, Scrum or Kanban. However, the Redmine architecture allows however creating plugins to add additional features. The development of a number of Agile, Scrum, Kanban and Lean plugins has therefore been started in these past years.

Knowledge

  • Succeeding with Agile by Mike Cohn

    July 14, 2021 1
    Now that Agile has established itself as the dominant new trend in software development, the number of books that deal with this topic is increasing every day. Besides the fact that Mike Cohn is a recognized expert in the area of agile project management, why should you buy “Succeeding with [...]
  • Adding Some Kanban to Your Scrum

    July 14, 2021 0
    Scrum and Kanban can be considered as the two main Agile approaches. In a simplistic view, Scrum is often categorized as a product development framework and Kanban is preferred when you want to manage flow or maintenance activity. share share tweet share 
  • The Cone of Uncertainty in Scrum

    June 7, 2021 0
    Uncertainty in the Product Backlog is a big risk for the schedule of a Scrum project. The problem is that the full scope of the release can be quite hard to estimate because the requirements are not well-know early on. Confounding this problem is that frequently the release date is [...]

Tools

  • Free Retrospective Tools for Distributed Scrum Teams

    September 13, 2021 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 
  • Open Source Planning Poker Tools

    June 1, 2021 0
    The first thing to say is that the term “Planning Poker®” is a registered trademark of Mountain Goat Software, the Mike Cohn company. This is why this agile planning practice could be sometimes names differently: scrum poker, agile poker, etc. This article presents a list of free and open source [...]
  • Using Commercial Scrum Tools for Free

    April 6, 2021 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

  • Prioritizing Technical Debt

    September 21, 2021 0
    This presentation explains how easily obtained version-control data lets you uncover the behavior and patterns of the development organization and manage technical debt. This language-neutral approach lets you prioritize the parts of your system that [...]
  • Is Mindset Yet Another Agile Buzzword?

    September 6, 2021 0
    While it is true to say that people’s attitudes and beliefs are key to implementing an agile project, or Agile in itself, much of the use of the term ‘mindset’ implies a mental model that [...]