• Agile

    Scrum Series – 5 – Wrap Up

    In this post, we shall see how to wrap up a sprint. In a scrum, the team takes the sprint commitment very seriously. We shall see the what definition of done means in the scrum “Creation of a useable product that meets the acceptance criteria” Meeting Acceptance Criteria is key for the team. It’s product owners responsibility to get the…

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    Scrum Series – 3 – Roles & Execution Framework

    In this post, we will see key Scrum roles in detail and establish our scrum team. There are two key roles in Scrum. They are Product Owner Acts as a fulltime business representative. Reviews all the teamwork. Ensures the highest value is delivered Interacts with stakeholders Maintains the product vision Scrum Master protects the team and its processes. Keeps the…

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    Scrum Series – 2 – Fail Fast

    Fail fast. Are you surprised? Scrum wants you to fail fast. In traditional project management both the team and project manager will work for months together before they see results. Mostly 80% of those projects fail. How soon you fail and how fast you learn from it is the key. If you wait for too long to fail, then the…

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    Scrum Series – 1 – Introduction

    Photo by Olga Guryanova on Unsplash In a traditional project execution, we plan upfront and do requirements and design up front for the whole application. We will be careful about not having any variance to our original plan. But technology projects, nothing is predictable. It is very difficult to predict how the project will exactly unfold and how to best meet its unique…