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Articles on Scrum and Agile Project Management

Applying Exception Management to Agile Teams

May 11, 2020 0

The values contained in the Manifesto for Agile Software Development might be good for the Agile teams, but most of the senior management in organizations prefer having a defined solution, a detailed planning and a budget that should be respected. This article discusses how to make these two different approaches work together.

Leading Multiple Agile Teams Without Sacrificing Sanity

April 27, 2020 0

In an ideal Agile world, the Scrum Master takes care of only one Scrum team. This is however not always possible and then he has to split his time between many teams. In this article, Alexander Chaves shares some tips on how to lead multiple Agile teams without becoming insane.

Customer KPIs in Agile Software Development

March 16, 2020 0

Metrics are an important part of the Agile software development approaches like Scrum. They are however, like velocity, more often focus on the performance of the delivery team. What about the customers? In this article, Fabio Gasparri discusses Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that will matter for the clients.

10 Common Mistakes of Product Owners

February 18, 2020 0

A Scrum team cannot deliver value without a good Product Owner. This is for me the most important role and it is not easy to keep an Agile balance between a long term business vision that could lead the team to success and the ability to adapt to change after receiving customer feedback. In this article, Zuzi Šochová shares a list of the most common mistakes made by Product Owners.

How To Work Past People Resistance to Becoming T-Shaped

October 7, 2019 1

T-shaped skills is a metaphor used to describe people with deep vertical skills in a specialized area as well as broader but not necessarily deep skills in other areas. This is a base for cross-functional Scrum teams, but people can resist this. Learn why and what you can do to change this.

Most Common Mistakes of ScrumMasters

September 2, 2019 1

The ScrumMaster role is certainly the most original addition of Scrum to the concept of software development teams. How and how much the ScrumMaster should be involved with the teams is a topic for debates in the Agile community. Isn’t the Scrum team supposed to be self-organized in the first place? In this article, Zuzi Šochová, author of The Great ScrumMaster, shares her opinion on some of the common mistakes made by ScrumMasters.

Value-Oriented Incremental Delivery

August 20, 2019 0

Sometimes, organizations adopting an Agile approach are mostly following Scrum practices like rituals. They might do daily stand-up meetings but do not perceive that the real goal is to deliver quickly value to the customer. In an article, Vinod Santhanam explains how the Value-Oriented Incremental Delivery (Void) approach can help Agile teams to achieve this goal.

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