Agile & Scrum Project Management
- An Introduction to Test Driven Development (TDD)
Test Driven Development (TDD) is a phenomenon that is changing the way software development teams approach their build processes. To the traditionalist it seems a back-to-front approach, so in this article the basics of TDD are exposed and a case given to include it in your software developments.
- Writing a Fixed Contract for an Agile Project
How do you write a fixed-price contract for a embryonic Agile proposal? It's not as difficult as some make out but it does involve a change of mindset and a learning exercise for everyone. Clearly defining done, estimating stories and understanding velocity is key to getting it right.
- Flex Your Agile Vocabulary in This Quick Quiz
Do you think you know all things Agile? Maybe you are about to take your Agile exam and want a quick reality check. This quiz will test how well you know basic Agile and Scrum concepts.
- Adding the Burndown Chart for Good Measure
Are you into Scrum? We are going to take an in-depth look at the burndown chart and explore how it can be used to monitor not only the team velocity but also the impact of changes to the release scope.
- A Guide to Agile Project Management
Ever needed a quick reference to Agile? About to embark on your first Agile project? Whatever your needs you’ll find this guide to Agile project management perfect for adding to your favorite bookmarks. With a plethora of expertise, discussion, examples and tips, it is the ideal reference tool.
- Assembling a Toolbox for Agile Requirements
It may be blasphemy to some, but Agile does have a requirements gathering process. In this article we look at different ways to trawl for requirements in the form of user stories using interviewing, prototyping and other techniques.
- Agile vs. Waterfall - Is There a Real Winner?
Waterfall and Agile are two different approaches to software development that also find use in project management. Both methods have their advantages and disadvantages, and the selection of either method will depend on various project-centric factors.
- The 30-Day Sprint
If you had to deliver functionality to the client every 30-days, would you and your team, walk or run towards the deadline? Thirty days isn’t much to deliver functionality, SCRUM suggests sprinting.
- SCRUM Agile Development Project Planning Considerations - Length of an Agile Iteration
Is your organization going the Agile way? Do you know what to consider while project planning? Do you know the impact of the length of an Agile Iteration or SCRUM Sprint? In this article, you’ll read about factors that’ll help you decide on a key project planning decision - the Iteration Length.
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