Tag: scrum in dc

Kanban as an alternative to do Agile in unpredictable projects

        Filed under: Agile development, Web Development

Recently, in one of our projects for the State Department, we released a very important feature to support the review process of projects they develop around the world with embassies and local institutions. We were using Scrum and it was working great. As you may know, in Scrum, the user stories are locked within the sprint, … Continued

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Meet your neighbors

Meet your neighbors

        Filed under: Agile development

Our project community is always bigger than we think. Why don’t we invite them over for coffee and introduce ourselves? Jonathan Rasmusson – The Agile Samurai One of the most critical steps in Agile development is meeting your neighbors. In fact, identifying your neighbors is part of the inception deck that should be done before … Continued

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Scrum and Agile – How to handle Critical Issues that are outside of the current Sprint

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A Critical Issue, as the name says, is always critical and meant to be dealt with immediately. Critical Issues are those issues that are currently affecting the consumer. But declaring something critical can be very subjective, which is why only the Product Owner can declare an issue as critical. As soon as it is declared critical, … Continued

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Scrum and Agile – Sprint Termination for fixed budgets

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Sprint Termination in Agile is just another way a Product Owner can control what’s being worked on and how much time (and money) is spend on it. Sprint Termination can happen when a Product Owner decides that the current Sprint is not worth it. This could be for different reasons: Requirements have changed The backlog … Continued

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