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The Development Team in Scrum – Just Developers or a Real Team?

Introduction The Development Team forms an integral part of a Scrum team. Scrum recognizes that small teams are good and essential for self-organization to be effective. It acknowledges if a team is too small it may struggle to be cross-functional. It makes a recommendation towards teams between 3 and 9 being the optimum. At the Sprint Review, a “Done” increment is...

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...

All About PDUs vs SEUs of Scrum.org Courses

PDUs vs SEUs of Scrum.org PROFESSIONAL SCRUM PRODUCT OWNER (PSPO) The Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) course is an intensive two-day training program on how to capitalize on software products and systems. The course is aimed to help participants minimize the total cost of ownership of their products and systems that would greatly benefit the organization. Professional Development Units (PDUs)...

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,...

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...

Scrum Roles & Events in a Nutshell

Introduction Scrum is a Framework that enables iterative and incremental product development, enable to get things done at the right time, maximizing the value of what is delivered. Tasks are performed faster and with higher quality by self-organizing Teams. High levels of self-motivation are achieved and are the reason why Scrum allows teams to reach higher productivity faster. Customer requirements...

How to pick the best project management methodology for success

Introduction Project management can be defined as a method for developing structure in a complex project, where the independent variables of time, cost, resources, and human behaviour come together. Each project manager follows a methodology to accomplish difficult projects. As is generally said, ” Project management is like science”. Thus, project managers are like scientists, who try out different methods...

How do you define Agility and Agile?

Introduction In the present competitive environment, organizations are undergoing profound changes. There is a worldwide spread of education and technology. Leading to intense and increasingly worldwide competition and accelerating rate of marketplace change. Change in business environment and uncertainty have entered management studies and research for a long time. Described the concept of the entrepreneurial task as the search for...

Agile Adoption: Reducing bugs and improving design

Introduction In the last few years, a few agile methods have been proposed and adopted by the software industry. However, benefits from agile software processes and the applicability of agile methods in large and complex software development organizations are still of significant concern to practitioners. Two fundamental problems have been recognized, the inability of the organizations to construct, execute and...