During the sprint planning meetings, the Scrum team plan the work to be performed during the next sprint. As the Scrum sprint is a time-boxed period, the delivery of software has to be calibrated to fit in it. Planning poker is a collaborative estimation technique used to achieve this goal.
Articles, Blog Posts, Books and Quotes on Agile Project Management
Agile Organization needs different leaders, cultures, and structures. In this article, Zuzana “Zuzi” Šochová explains that the fewer barriers you give agility on the way, the more likely the frameworks, methods, and practices can make a difference. You don’t have to start with changing everything immediately, but sooner or later such change is inevitable.
At the beginning of his book “Kanban for Skeptics”, Nick Oostvogels writes “By listing the 5 most common arguments against Kanban and my response to them, I hope to help people in their Kanban journey and build great organizations that create amazing products.”
The Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is an approach that aims to avoid building products that customers don’t need or want by maximizing your learning about what is valuable for them. In this article, Sergej Hermoni shares seven reasons why you should include building an MVP in your Agile approach.
The book Executable Specifications with Scrum by Mario Cardinal starts with a strong statement: “This book aims to solve the recurring challenge encountered by many software development teams: They do not build the right software.” This is an ambitious goal, especially when you want to achieve it in a little bit more than 100 pages.
After many years of working with Agile and being a witness to its results, we found the main mistakes (the dark side) that usually come up when implementing this methodology. Take a look at some of the reasons why Scrum fails within the software development projects.
Even if Scrum is the most popular Agile framework used in software development, it is not the only approach you can use. In this article, Mark Haynes discusses why you might consider Lean Kanban as a better approach for your organization.