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Pros and cons of Agile Project Management Tools and how to use them correctly

        Filed under: Agile development

At the end of every sprint we run Agile retrospectives to discuss and analyze what went well in the sprint and what could have been done better. We have come to the conclusion that usually, poor communications, assumptions and failure in expectations management are the reason why things go wrong. Although Agile is not about tools but about … Continued

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Best practices for communication of distributed agile teams

        Filed under: Agile development, How to

Having everyone sit together improves the productivity of your agile team because everybody can speak to each other at any given time and get questions answered  fast, and it’s easier to see what everybody’s doing and be on the same page. However, it doesn’t mean that distributed teams can’t perform as good as collocated team, one way … Continued

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Best tools for agile development

        Filed under: Agile development

To do agile right, it helps to have a common set of tools and methods to help everybody remain aligned and in sync. Some of the tools that we use on a regular basis include: Inception deck Kanban board (JIRA) JIRA Slack and Google Hangout Daily standup Sprint retrospective Inception deck At the beginning of … Continued

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Using Slack the smart way

        Filed under: Technology, Tutorials

First thing’s first: a short contextualization of what Slack is. Slack is a real-time messaging platform, and, if the first thing that came to your mind when you read that sentence is “it’s just a chat”, then you really need to read this post carefully. Slack goes beyond than just a regular chat; integrations with … Continued

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