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Role of Chief Scrum Master in Large Projects

January 23, 2017
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Role of Chief Scrum Master in Large Projects

Scaling Scrum for Large Projects is written from the perspective of a large project team that coordinates activities of multiple Scrum Teams in one big project to produce potentially shippable product increments/deliverables Large projects require multiple Scrum Teams to work in parallel. Information gathered from one team may need to be appropriately communicated to other…

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Large Project vs. Typical Scrum Project

January 18, 2017
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Large Project vs. Typical Scrum Project

The fundamental Scrum processes defined in SBOK Guide by SCRUMStudy are valid for all Scrum projects, and concepts mentioned in the SBOK are sufficient for managing Scrum projects with just a few Scrum Teams, typically 1 – 3 Scrum Teams. When we deal with large projects generally involving four or more Scrum Teams, some additional processes…

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How to Get Scrum Certifications?

January 8, 2016
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How to Get Scrum Certifications?

Organizations around the globe have accepted Scrum as a primary project delivery framework for their projects, especially when they operate in a dynamic business environment. Growing popularity and acceptability of Scrum has created a great demand for Scrum and Agile certified professionals in the job market. SCRUMstudy, the global accreditation body for Scrum and Agile…

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Importance of Sprint Backlog in a Scrum Project

January 7, 2016
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Importance of Sprint Backlog in a Scrum Project

What is a Sprint Backlog? Is it a baseline, a record or a report? Baseline is a project document, which, defines aspects of the project and, once approved, is subject to change control. It is used to measure project’s actual performance as against planned targets. A record maintains information on the progress of the project.…

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Risk mitigation in Scrum

February 19, 2014
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Scrum is a light-weight framework for project management which is used for complex product development in volatile market conditions. With high competition, companies have to develop products fast and innovatively always adding value and greater customer satisfaction. Quick decision-making and prioritization help mitigate risks in a project. The constant flow of new information changes requirements…

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Knowledge of an Agile Leader to enhance efficiency

February 6, 2014
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An Agile leader plays a major role in the performance and output efficiency. Migrating to Agile does not only mean change of process. It means a big change in culture and mind-set, and that is mostly the tough part. People become comfortable with their existing processes. Also, it is very difficult for them to transition…

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Kanban – How is it different from any other Agile methodologies

February 5, 2014
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While introducing the basics of Kanban to people, it raises many difficult questions on top level (leadership and management). As Kanban is less dictatorial than Scrum, the type of questions that rises are difficult to answer and one has to trace the questions back to the principles of Kanban. One of the common arguments against…

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Which Agile Technique or Tool would be the right fit for software development Projects?

February 4, 2014
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A change in outlook is required in Agile methodologies as compared to other traditional approaches. The fundamental focus in Agile is to achieve maximum business value as compared to the scope in Waterfall methods. In Agile, quality and constraints can be changed to realize the main objective of accomplishing maximum business value  while in Waterfall,…

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Agile Feasibility – The Feasibility Investigation

February 3, 2014
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Introducing the known requirements to the feasibility team: If you’re working on an agile project, one with volatile requirements or a tight deadline, you won’t have deep requirements when you begin the Feasibility phase. A request or idea has been approved for a feasibility investigation, and no one has documented detailed requirements to this point.…

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Concerns of “The MANAGEMENT” while introducing the Agile/Scrum

January 27, 2014
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Reluctance of “The Management” is one of the common challenges faced while trying to drive your organization in Scrum/Agile way. This challenge is quite unique in terms of explaining or justifying the Pros of Scrum vs. Traditional Project Management. The Concerns can be described in 4 different categories: How do we promise newer features to…

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