Scrum Agile Project Management

A Simple Agile Approach to Managing Complexity

August 29, 2022 0

We often find ourselves in complex situations without recognizing what makes them complex. Fortunately, understanding the context can help us to benefit from the situation by reducing or even increasing the complexity.

AgileByExample, Warsaw, Poland, September 26-28 2022

August 29, 2022 0

AgileByExample is a Lean, Agile and Scrum conference taking place in Warsaw, Poland that helps you learn Agile on live examples. The first day is dedicated to a Lean Agile Dojo with workshops. Keynotes, talks and discussions are all in English.

Why Estimating is Not Part of Scrum

August 24, 2022 0

If estimating is a core activity of traditional project management, Zuzana “Zuzi” Šochová explains to us in this article that it is not used by advanced Agile and Scrum teams. Instead, the focus should be on being more reactive to changes and responsive to feedback. We are realizing that Agile is not about plans, but planning as a continuous activity.

Agile UX: Why UX Design Often Fails in Agile Delivery

August 15, 2022 0

Most of the approaches that look to combine User Experience (UX) design and Agile delivery are flawed; these approaches might be well-meaning, but by trying to force design work into sprints means work is rushed and done poorly or missed altogether.

An Agile Focus on Process

August 10, 2022 2

Has improving your Scrum team been like taking a walk to Mordor? “Not with ten thousand men could you do this. It is folly.” Tolkien, Lord of the Rings. The path seems wrought with peril. Why not just implement the ceremonies first, then focus on the intent later. Stopping there incurs the risk of slipping back into bad habits.

Putting XP in Scrum

August 3, 2022 0

XP (eXtreme Programming) Engineering Practices such as Continuous Integration, User Stories, Pair Programming and Test Driven Development can mean the difference for a Scrum team between saying that you’re agile and actually being able to be competitive in the market and maintain high quality and confidence in your code.