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Executable Specifications with Scrum
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Executable Specifications with Scrum

by scrumexpert in Books 0

The book Executable Specifications with Scrum by Mario Cardinal starts with a strong statement: “This book aims to solve the recurring challenge encountered by many software development teams: They do not build the right software.” This is an ambitious goal, especially when you want to achieve it in a little bit more than 100 pages. share share tweet share 

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Measuring Outcomes: How to Get Meaningful Agile Metrics

November 30, 2021 0

“How well is your delivery team doing?” That seems like a straightforward question for an Agile team, but it is more complicated that it might sound at first. Do we know what it means to “do well” or is it one of those things that is different to everyone?

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The Dark Side of Agile

November 8, 2021 0

After many years of working with Agile and being a witness to its results, we found the main mistakes (the dark side) that usually come up when implementing this methodology. Take a look at some of the reasons why Scrum fails within the software development projects.

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  • Managing Iterative Software Development Projects

    August 9, 2021 0
    As agile software development approaches are more and more adopted in software development organizations, the title of this book from Kurt Bittner and Ian Spence seems to be right on the target. “Managing Iterative Software Development Projects” contains two major parts. share share tweet share 
  • 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 [...]

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  • 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 [...]

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  • Continuous Delivery and the Theory of Constraints

    October 18, 2021 0
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