Tag Archives: agile methodology

NetObjectives: Scrum, Lean and Kanban: A Pragmatic Webinar Series

Kanban is the next generation of Agile methods. It has been picking up momentum as many people have become disenchanted with either the difficulty of starting Scrum or have been unable to overcome challenges while using Scrum. Kanban is based … Continue reading

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Scrum Norris

Chuck Norris is ScrumMaster and ProductOwner – simultaneously. Chuck Norris can do 6-month sprints. Chuck Norris wears Timeboxershorts. Chuck Norris does not move story cards, he moves the taskboard. Chuck Norris does not estimate, he knows. Chuck Norris pairs alone. … Continue reading

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Two Chapters from Agile Estimating & Planning Available

Chapter 1 Chapter 3

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Six Features of a Good User Story – INVEST Model

What is a User Story? A user story describes desired functionality from the customer(user) perspective. A good user story describes the desired functionality, who wants it, and how and why the functionality will be used. The basic components of a … Continue reading

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Guy Kawasaki presents ‘The Art of the Start’ for Informatics Ventures

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Jira GreenHopper for Kanban

Usually I don’t put too much attention on tools but the capabilities of Jira GreenHopper for Kanban looks interesting. GreenHopper for Kanban Especially queue restrictions and throughput time reporting.

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Jack be Agile – Jack be Lean

Author(s) Alan Shalloway The Lean-Agile Connection Lean software development and Agile software development are two approaches on the minds of many who want to become more effective software developers. Lean? Agile? Are they similar or different? Do they compete or … Continue reading

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