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The Scrum Primer

ScrumAlliance - Thu, 04/04/2013 - 14:38
The Scrum Primer is an in-depth introduction to the theory and practice of Scrum, and includes data on results from a large-scale corporate adoption of Scrum. Its authors are Certified Scrum TrainersGabrielle Benefield,Pete Deemer,Craig Larman, andBas Vodde. You can download the Scrum Primerhere.
Categories: Agile

Introducing the Three Amigos

ScrumAlliance - Tue, 04/02/2013 - 21:12
What was the problem? In order to encourage the incorporation of Agile practices into our software project, we adopted the roles and artifacts of Scrum. Features were assigned to iterative sprints, the product owner maintained a prioritized produ...
Categories: Agile

How to Uninstall Scrum

ScrumAlliance - Fri, 03/29/2013 - 00:57
There are companies that somehow don't seem to get Scrum to work, and they attempt to get it undone to uninstall it, so to speak. Sometimes the reason is that they feel they don't get the expected results, or that control is no longer ther...
Categories: Agile

Agile Methodology Is Not All About Exploratory Testing

ScrumAlliance - Thu, 03/28/2013 - 19:45
This article is born out of the need to establish that due diligence is required even in the face of the self-organization and independence that Agile principles hinge on. I want to start by quoting one of the pillars of the Agile Methodology dom...
Categories: Agile

Constellation: A Retrospective Exercise

ScrumAlliance - Tue, 03/26/2013 - 03:50
While a successful Agile retrospective implies an open discussion in a team, many would agree that it's not always easy to have everyone in a team actively involved in an exchange of opinions. There can be a number of reasons why people feel retic...
Categories: Agile

Your Product Owner Is Missing in Action Now What?

ScrumAlliance - Tue, 03/19/2013 - 20:36
We all know that three key groups exist in both the creation and implementation of successful Agile teams. These groups serve basic functions that are important for the team's collective and ultimate success. Many of the functions that each group ...
Categories: Agile

Real-Time Free Testing: A New Form of Agile Testing

ScrumAlliance - Tue, 03/19/2013 - 19:13
When we're working on software projects and following an Agile method, e.g., Scrum, our usual focus is on how we communicate with customers about the actual requirements, and how we manage (or empower) the Agile team so that deliverable software c...
Categories: Agile

Scrum Alliance Newsletter: March 2013

ScrumAlliance - Tue, 03/19/2013 - 01:43
Categories: Agile

Agile Does Damage

ScrumAlliance - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 20:52
Agile can inflict a lot of irreversible damage to companies and teams and, in most cases, it cannot be repaired. I sometimes encounter companies that have implemented a form of Agile. Sometimes they use Scrum or Kanban, and on other occasions they...
Categories: Agile

Erwin Verweij Agile Does Damage

ScrumAlliance - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 20:39
Categories: Agile

Case Study: Scrum Followed Properly Versus Not

ScrumAlliance - Fri, 03/15/2013 - 20:57
It's not the methodology or the tool that fails to deliver quality software it's the people involved. I strongly believe this and am here to share a case study of when Scrum was followed properly versus when it was not followed properly. B...
Categories: Agile

Peddisetty Properly vs Not IMAGE 3

ScrumAlliance - Fri, 03/15/2013 - 19:31
Categories: Agile

Peddisetty Properly vs Not IMAGE 2

ScrumAlliance - Fri, 03/15/2013 - 19:23
Categories: Agile

Peddisetty Properly vs Not IMAGE 1

ScrumAlliance - Fri, 03/15/2013 - 19:21
Categories: Agile

An Approach for Scrum in a Fixed-Price Contracts World

ScrumAlliance - Thu, 03/14/2013 - 22:08
We know a fixed-price contract is maybe not the best alternative when applying Scrum to a software development project. However, some organizations will not change the way they approach contracts for software development projects. What if this org...
Categories: Agile

Are You My Customer or My Partner?

ScrumAlliance - Mon, 03/11/2013 - 21:09
IT as a Business (ITAAB) has been a common marketing slogan and business model promoted by thought leaders from firms such as Gartner, Forrester, and Forbes in the past ten years.1 At its core is a philosophy of managing IT as a self-sustaining ...
Categories: Agile


ScrumAlliance - Mon, 03/11/2013 - 18:03
Categories: Agile

SEU based CSP application form not fillable

ScrumAlliance - Fri, 03/08/2013 - 21:35
Categories: Agile