Scrum Agile Project Management

Estimating With Use Case Points

February 26, 2010 0

“Estimating With Use Case Points” describes the process to measure the size of an application modeled with UML, using use case points.

Scrum Process under Specific Extremely Short Conditions

February 12, 2010 0

The presentation shows the usage of the agile and Scrum methods for software projects in highly dynamic and fast changing environment. It describes how to adapt Scrum process to extremely short delivery times counted for days. Such Scrum process was practically used and proved on small web-based application development. Typical delivery time is 3-5days.

Self-Organization and Anarchy

February 5, 2010 0

“Self-organizing teams are at the core of the agile management, but the concepts have become corrupted – and counterproductive – in parts of the agile community. Although self-organizing is a good term, it has, unfortunately, contingent within the agile community who encourage an anarchistic management style and have latched onto the term self-organizing because it sounds better than anarchy. As larger and larger organizations are implementing agile methods and practices, the core of what it means to be agile – an empowering organizational culture – may be lost because large organizations will reject the cultural piece of agile.” Reference: “Agile Project Management”, Jim Highsmith, Addison-Wesley, Second Edition

Big Visible Charts

February 3, 2010 0

An article on Big Visible Charts by Ron Jeffries. You should display important project information not in some formal way, not on the web, not in PowerPoint, but in charts on the wall that no one can miss.