Monthly Archive: July, 2019

The Most Important Scrum Artifacts and Their Best Uses in Real-time Projects

INTRODUCTION In Scrum, artifacts are “information radiators” and they serve to capture the shared understanding of the team at a particular point in time. In a co-located Scrum team, artifacts play a key role for the team to reflect themselves on how they are doing with the sprint goal. Artifacts defined by Scrum are specifically designed to maximize transparency of...

Boost Your IT Career with the Top SAFe® Certifications

INTRODUCTION If you’re aiming at gaining enhanced knowledge on Scaled Agile Framework and other product development principles, a SAFe certification is definitely the best choice for you. A prior knowledge of Scrum and a 5-year experience in software development, project management, testing, business analysis, or product management will help with a better understanding in the course. Executives, managers, leaders, directors,...

How to Become a DevOps Engineer

INTRODUCTION Although DevOps is one of the fastest growing careers in information technology today, there is savage competition for the steadily growing number of positions in the field. DevOps is a complicated philosophy, but can be understood as a focus to automate a company’s information technology infrastructure while managing and deploying new system frameworks. To put it broadly, to become...

Are You Writing The Best User Stories In Agile?

INTRODUCTION Good user stories are a key element in the Agile methodology – It is from the US that we define the functionalities of the application that we are building. The agile methodology. is based on the principle that the specifications of a project should be easily understandable and maintainable. The purist waterfall model had an extremely complex specification model:IEEE...

Key Factors to Succeed at Managing Distributed Agile Teams

Introduction Advanced communication and collaborative technologies have largely been responsible for the onset of globalization, giving organizations a competitive advantage over slow adopters. These technologies have allowed people to work almost anytime, anywhere, and on any device. This has contributed to the age of distributed teams and the virtual employee; professionals who deliver critical business value, but are not restrained...

What is the role of a Project Manager in Scrum Team?

In answer to your question about project managers, there is no project manager role in scrum. The duties of a project manager get split between the product owner, scrum master and the development team. Scrum Master vs. Project Manager: How are they different? Often, we come across these two words in industries – Scrum Master and Project Manager. Though, both...