Category: Product owner

Leading DevOps – Inspiring and Influencing Enterprise Agility

Introduction Every enterprise today is under tremendous pressure to respond to changing business conditions more quickly. The common term for this responsiveness is agility, and this agility requires building flexible infrastructure and advanced processes to help bring innovative modern applications to the customers more quickly. As the long awaited shift to more sophisticated infrastructure and processes requires significant changes at...

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...

Can the Scrum Master also be the Product Owner?

Introduction If you’ve experimented with scrum, you’re likely familiar with the Product Owner and Scrum Master roles. But just in case you’re not, here’s a quick breakdown: The Scrum Master is responsible for ensuring that the team follows the Scrum process, while the Product Owner ensures that the team spends time building things that bring the most value to the organization. These...

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...

How to scale scrum for agile teams

Introduction One of the hottest questions these days, whether online or in the boardroom, is “How does the organization become more ‘agile’?” As the discussion evolves, it leads to, “How do we scale agility from one team to multiple, or should we?” Scrum is the most common agile way that teams work leads to the question of, “How do we...

All About PDUs VS SEUs of Scrum Alliance Courses

PDUs PDUs are Professional Development Units, necessary for maintaining the Project Management Institute (PMI)-certified credentials. They are a part of PMI’s Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program. One PDU is worth one hour of project management training, though there are some exceptions to this rule. PMPs and other PMI credential holders can claim PDUs by visiting PMI’s web site. After logging...

All about “PDUs Vs SEUs” Also known as SCRUM CREDITS

Introduction PDUs (Professional Development Units) are related to the Project Management Institute. SEUs (Scrum Education Units) are related to the Scrum Alliance. Both are a way of tracking continuing education in order to maintain certifications or achieve from these organizations. SEUs and PDUs guarantee that you are keeping up with ongoing education in the field to stay and grow relevant,...

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...

What is Spiral Model? When to Use? Advantages & Disadvantages

Software Development life cycle (SDLC) is a process used in Project Management to undertake different stages and tasks involved in phases of writing code and deploying software. SDLC Describes the software development processes from Initial planning (Requirement) through maintenance and eventual retirement the complete application. A Goal of SDLC is too quick and efficiently produces high quality of software. The...

How to pick the best project management methodology for success

Choosing the right project management methodology is critical to your team’s ability to succeed, delivering the project on time and on budget. From Waterfall to Agile, or even Kanban, there are a large variety of project management methodologies and practices that can be utilized to maximize success. In this complete overview of project management methodologies, discover the steps needed to...