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Agile Myth: “Agile Means No Planning and No Documentation”

Aug 13,2018 | By SCRUMstudy

Agile Myth: “Agile Means No Planning and No Documentation”

It is widely known in the software development industry that Agile values “working software” over “extensive documentation.” This leads to the common misconception that Agile does not believe in documentation. It is true that documentation in Agile does not always mean typing code descriptions or...

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Dependency Determination in SCRUM Project

Aug 13,2018 | By SCRUMstudy

Dependency Determination in SCRUM Project

Once the Scrum Team has selected User Stories for a given Sprint, they should then consider any dependencies, including those related to the availability of people as well as any technical dependencies. Properly documenting dependencies helps the Scrum Teams determine the relative order in which ...

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Business Justification and the Project Lifecycle

Jul 19,2018 | By SCRUMstudy

Business Justification and the Project Lifecycle

Business justification demonstrates the reasons for undertaking a project. It answers the question “Why is this project needed?” Business justification drives all decision making related to a project. So, it is important to assess the viability and achievability of a project not only before commi...

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Earned Value Analysis for Justification of Continuous Value

Jun 26,2018 | By SCRUMstudy

Earned Value Analysis for Justification of Continuous Value

Business justification demonstrates the reasons for undertaking a project. It answers the question “Why is this project needed?” Business justification drives all decision making related to a project. So, it is important to assess the viability and achievability of a project not only befo...

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Distributed Teams & its Impact in Scrum Project

Jun 06,2018 | By SCRUMstudy

Distributed Teams & its Impact in Scrum Project

Agile principle states, “The most efficient and effective method of conveying information to and within a development team is face-to-face conversation.”This is why Scrum recommends co-located teams. But with the changing business realities and globalization, co-located teams are becoming more an...

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Risk Management in Program and Portfolio

Jun 06,2018 | By SCRUMstudy

Risk Management in Program and Portfolio

Managing risk must be done proactively, and it is an iterative process that should begin at project inception and continue throughout the life of the project. The process of managing risk should follow some standardized steps to ensure that risks are identified, evaluated, and a proper course of ...

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What is Risk Attitude of Stakeholders?

Jun 06,2018 | By SCRUMstudy

What is Risk Attitude of Stakeholders?

Stakeholder(s) is a collective term that includes customers, users, and sponsors, who frequently interface with the Product Owner, Scrum Master, and Scrum Team to provide them with inputs and facilitate creation of the project’s product, service, or other result. Stakeholder(s) influence the proj...

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What Makes AGILE So Flexible?

Jun 06,2018 | By SCRUMstudy

What Makes AGILE So Flexible?

The Agile methodology is a popular project management approach for software development and implementation. Many software development companies are adopting one or more of the methods included under the Agile canopy, because of its numerous advantages.

The Agile methodology has fle...

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Understanding the Common Pitfalls in Scrum – Part 2

Jun 06,2018 | By SCRUMstudy

Understanding the Common Pitfalls in Scrum – Part 2

In part 1 of this series, we discussed some of the common pitfalls that a Scrum team can fall into.  Scrum is a highly viable software development methodology used by organizations looking for methods to advance their complex development practices. As a concept, Scrum is easy to understand and si...

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Understanding the Common Pitfalls in Scrum – Part 1

Jun 06,2018 | By SCRUMstudy

Understanding the Common Pitfalls in Scrum – Part 1

Scrum is a highly viable software development methodology, and the teams implementing Scrum seldom experience failure. However, it would be wrong to assume that Scrum is a panacea for all sorts of problems and impediments surfacing during the development process.

As a matter of fac...

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