Agile & Scrum Project Management
An Agile Case Study
This is the third of four posts on the challenges of agile software development – focusing on the primary challenge of balancing the ultimate goals of the project with the empowerment of agile teams to achieve those goals, one step at a time.
Powering Through the Tension on Agile Projects
This is the second of four posts on the challenges of agile software development – indeed focusing on one primary challenge that, if you can get it right, can be the key to agile project success.
Recognizing the Tension on Agile Projects
This is the first of four posts on the challenges of agile software development – indeed focusing on one primary challenge that, if you can get it right, can be the key to agile project success.
Agile For Millennials
As a project manager, I try to relate events or situations to the project management process, which works in most circumstances. That got me thinking about using certain PM processes for millennials. I found that the Agile project management model and processes seem to fit millennials well.
The Problem of Poor Agile Adoption
Whether you like it or not, Agile practices are here to stay. There have been many –and I mean many—documented successes. However, there is a litany of failures too. What are the barriers in place for teams to fully embrace and run with Agile? Let’s explore some of them.
The Agile Development Life Cycle
There’s so much talk about applying agile techniques to deliver software. For people new to Agile, this article provides a quick overview of a typical Agile Development Life Cycle.
The Agile Triangle: More Than Scope, Schedule and Cost
Project management experts have long stood by the Iron Triangle in Agile Methodology. However, it could behoove you to revamp the Iron Triangle to reflect value, quality, and constraints.
Why Everyone Has to be a Project Manager
It doesn't matter what your official title is or what department you work in, there are projects that have to be done all the time, and companies don't always have a certified project manager to handle them. How can the average person succeed in managing projects?
Iteration Retrospective – A Collaborative Performance Improvement Tool
Do you know how to improve your team’s performance after each iteration? In this article, you will learn a method that will enable your team to continuously improve after every Iteration.
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.
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