Scrum & Kanban Open Source Tools for Bugzilla

September 28, 2015 0

Bugzilla is a popular open source bug tracker created originally by the Mozilla Foundation. It has an open architecture that allows extending its basic functionalities. This article lists the Bugzilla plugins, called add-on in Bugzilla, that allows integrating an Agile project management approach like Scrum or Kanban around the bug tracking features of Bugzilla.

Agile Metrics That Matter

September 24, 2015 1

This session is born of the hard lessons learned from years of working with diverse companies using metrics to improve their software development processes. Come learn from our successes and be warned by our failures. This session covers what makes an effective Agile metric, the pitfalls in designing metrics, and the basic principles for using metrics appropriately.

Overcome Self-Organization Blocks

September 17, 2015 0

We know that self-organization is a critical aspect of every successful Agile project and we know that it takes trust, respect, openness and responsibility. So why many teams have a hard time to achieve it?

Using Budget Instead of Estimates in Agile

September 8, 2015 0

Budget-based project management is an alternative to classic estimates that has some following in the Agile community. In their book “Fifty Quick Ideas to Improve your User Stories”, Gojko Adzic and David Evans, discusses how using a budget instead of estimates can help to deliver better projects.

The Essential Skill of a Good Product Owner

September 2, 2015 1

There are many books and trainings that describe what good Product Owner should be in Scrum team. I have been a Product Owner for more than 5 years now. During this time I learned that there is only one skill that is essential to good Product Owner. I am ready to share it with you together with few “stories from the trenches” that will illustrate it.