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...

7 Ways to Get Started with DevOps Today

Introduction Transitioning to a DevOps approach can be a confusing and formidable prospect. Looking at organizations that practice DevOps, we may see a completely foreign country with a different organizational structure, practices, and a formation of new DevOps tools for us to learn. It’s easy to forget that those companies took a long time to get where they are and...

3 WAYS MANAGEMENT CAN BENEFIT FROM GOING AGILE

Introduction Some organizations are curious about agile and want to know the benefits of working with this methodology. While there are a number of benefits and opportunities from going agile, there are also a few challenges for leaders to run. Agile will create teams and grip multiple developers against each project, which may mean that the organization can no longer...

When Kanban is the Better Choice

Introduction Kanban is a popular framework used to implement agile software development. It requires real-time communication of capacity and full transparency of work. Work products are represented visually on a kanban board, allowing team members to see the state of every piece of work at any time. The Kanban Method is a means to manage, design, and improve flow systems...