Category: Agile Manifesto

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...

How to Estimate Story Points in Agile

It’s very crucial to do Agile Estimation at different Levels and proper planning is required, management and estimating the total effort that we are going to implementing, testing, delivering the desired product to the Customer in terms of time specified deadline within it. With huge estimations in an agile project, there may be no proper planning, management, which leads to...

The Software Project Manager’s Bridge to Agility

Introduction When software development teams move to agile methods, experienced project managers often struggle—doubtful about the new approach and uncertain about their new roles and responsibilities. The software project manager’s bridge to agility. Two long-time certified Project Management Professionals and Scrum trainers have built a bridge to this dynamic new paradigm. They show experienced project managers how to successfully change...

Which Agile tool is best for my organization?

Agile has become the default framework in the fields of IT and Software Development. The ability to deliver a product on time and within a certain budget even when the customer needs requirements are changing on demands along the way is the primary motivation for many to embrace Agile project management tools. This is because utilizing these tools, Project managers...

Agile for Everybody: All Industries

Introduction Ever since its inception in 2001, the Agile Manifesto and the Agile project management methodology was thought of first and foremost, as a tool used by software companies to encourage/manage productivity. But what about non-IT, non-software companies? Shouldn’t they be able to gain efficiency and productivity using the best practices available? Of course, they should. There are several examples...

4 Personal productivity tools from Agile results

In Agile Outcomes is an alternate way of organizing your life and your profitability tools and frameworks in a system. It depends on the concepts and ideas of setting effective goals directly depend on your daily tasks, weekly, monthly activities towards those objectives and results. We love to share our experiences and Agile Results on productivity methodologies and tools. We’ve...

Comparing scaling agile frameworks [Needs to be scrapped/reviewed]

Introduction SAFe® for Lean Enterprises is a knowledge base of proven, practices, integrated principles, and competencies for Lean, DevOps, and Agile. Since 2011, hundreds of the world’s largest organizations have discovered its benefits: faster time-to-market, dramatic increases in more motivated and quality, and productivity and engaged employees. How does SAFe do this? SAFe lead together thought leadership from Agile development,...

Agility and Architecture

Introduction Architecture with Agility introduces a broad curriculum for modern software architects. It investigates development process models, architectural styles, requirements systems, sufficient modelling techniques, design examples and testing practices. Embracing agile development doesn’t mean forgoing architecture. Whether accidental or intentional, each framework has an architecture regardless to whether it was set up by a selected architect or if it emerged...

SAFe being a Scaled Agile Framework, not a Scaled Agile methodology

Introduction To start with, what’s the difference between a framework and a methodology? A methodology is a lot of principles, tools, and practices which can be used to guide processes to achieve a particular goal. A framework is a loose but incomplete structure which leaves space for different practices and tools to be included but provides much of the process...

Which public Agile training is right for me?

Introduction Agile has been developed now, some domains like Project Management and Service Management, organizations look for agile experience and certification from the candidates. This is the reason why agile professionals aspire for certifications so they can gain every one of the advantages when they plan to switch jobs or aspire to a career in the Agile domain. In general,...