Tag: Agile Principles

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...

How Business Agile Can Increase the Effectiveness of Your Team

Introduction Agile not only transform an organization’s approach to software development, but also enterprise departmental functions, project management practices, and product development. To survive an ever-changing environment, creating more innovative, cross-functional, and multidisciplinary teams that generate growth and effective skill sets has become important across the entire organization. Taking an Agile approach can boost self-organization and also increase the effectiveness of employee...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How Do you Use Agile Results to Realize Your Full Potential? [Needs to be reviewed/scrapped]

Introduction This is a promotion for a book that we’re not selling We all have the potential to know more, do more, be more, and complete more. A lot of us are confident we were born for something more, but instead of sitting idle and doing nothing, we work to reach that potential. Rather than wondering about what you are...

How to Build an Agile Team

Agile is a model that allows developers to adapt and respond to change or unforeseen problems with little disturbance. Agile Team A “team” in the Agile sense is a small group of people, assigned to a similar project or effort, almost every one of them on a full-time basis. A minority of team members might be part-time contributors or may...