Author: Barghavi

The 6 principles of agile leadership

Introduction Agile leadership is the art of creating the right environment and context for the self-managing teams. It’s the responsibility of the agile leader to continuously improve the environment of the agile teams. Environments where teams collaborate, learn from each other, get quick feedback from users and are focused on quality and continuous learning. He or she doesn’t micro-manage the...

Career Opportunities for PMP® Certified Professionals

Introduction A recent PwC survey states that certified PMP project managers handle more than three fourth of the high performing projects. Also, companies with more than one-third PMP certified managers have much better project success than companies which do not. What’s more? PMP is the fifth highest-paying certification in the year 2016. Sounds important enough? If it does, the following...

Agile Coach (ICP ACC): All You Need To Know

Introduction An Agile coach serves as a mentor to the agile team, facilitating agile thinking and practices and empowering the team to reach their goals through developed team practices. By providing focused guidance, the coach increases awareness of the business goals and objectives and acts as a teacher, problem solver, guide, team builder and planner all at once. The agile...

Guide to a Successful Career Path with the Scrum Alliance Certifications

Introduction Scrum Alliance, a non-profit membership organization, established in 2001, has historically focused on providing Agile and Scrum education and certifications. Further, Scrum Alliance always goals at encouraging the Scrum adoption worldwide by transforming the work culture through inspiring and guiding “individuals, leaders, and organizations with practices, values, and principles that create workplaces that are prosperous, joyful, and sustainable.”  Scrum...

12 DevOps Skills That A DevOps Engineer Should Master

Introduction There is no definite definition for a DevOps engineer. DevOps engineer is anyone who works in DevOps culture. Well, the main objective of a DevOps engineer is to oversee the code releases. For that, he will work with software developers, testers, system operators, etc. to be successful DevOps engineer. DevOps also emphasizes the key aspect of automating any uninteresting...

Does Scrum Apply To All Types Of Projects?

Introduction Probably this is one of the most frequently asked questions in relation to implementation of Scrum and still baffles everyone. The old school of Scrum was very anxious about Scrum being used beyond software development. And it’s a regular question googled in relation to the adaption of scrum methodology, and still people are confused whether to implement it in their projects. All of...

Three Leadership “Musts” for DevOps

Introduction DevOps has become more than a trend—it’s a survival imperative for the enterprise. In today’s digital economy, software innovation drives business innovation.  The faster developers can deliver on the next sign of software innovation, the faster the business can deliver customer value, bring new revenue brook online, and respond to market events. DevOps practices over the enterprise can deliver...

12 Principles of the Agile Manifesto

Introduction In 2001, the Agile Manifesto surfaced. It wanted to change the software development process. The manifesto has four central topics, but not many people know that there are also 12 Agile Principles. These offer more real examples of how agile software development should take place. Many years later, almost every organization will say they “do agile” but many only...

PROJECT MANAGEMENT WITH SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS

Introduction Project management software helps project managers and teams complete user requirements and manage budget, time, and scope constraints. However, with so many present options, choosing the right tool can be confusing, and people may not know just where to begin. Many small and medium-sized businesses over different industries are now using online project management software. This type of software uses...