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 in Agile software development 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 a hard deadline.
Articles on Scrum and Agile Project Management
Continuous improvement is one of the main concept of Agile and retrospectives is a technique used by Scrum team to achieve it. This article shares five situations that Scrum teams should avoid in their retrospectives.
Chances are, you’ve found yourself in a situation in which some members of your Agile team don’t feel comfortable sharing what they truly feel, either with each other or with leadership. This type of discomfort can be caused by any number of factors: fear that the supervisor or leader will penalize people who speak up; concern over getting humiliated in front of others; and other unfortunate causes.
There are many discussions about what Scrum teams should include in their Definition of Done (DoD). However, security is rarely mentioned during these talks, even if more and more hacking incidents are revealed to the public. This article outlines some major security best practices for Agile teams.
Although it has been among the trending topics for a few years, the Design System subject doesn’t seem it’s vanishing from discussions between designers and developers anytime soon. And there is a reason for that.
As larger organizations started adopting Agile approaches, they looked for framewok that supported scaling Agile. SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) is one of this framework. This article provides an overview of SAFe.
The Product Backlog Refinement (PBR) activity is one that many new Scrum teams struggle with. Insufficient PBR often results in long sprint planning meetings and incomplete backlog items at the end of the sprint. This article provides some tips on how to improve backlog refinement, which in the past was called backlog grooming.