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7/15/2015 by Idris Aykun
It's not a good idea to map each story point to working hours; it conflicts with the reason for using story points. To solve our problem, we can nonetheless do something similar. The solution is to not model the story points in detail but to define them at a higher level and in a reverse way.
7/15/2015 by Dr. Dave Cornelius
Recent research has explored the areas in which ScrumXP and Kanban can contribute the same level of success experienced in business activities to life projects.
7/14/2015 by Kyle Viele
What I want for my team is to become Agile. I want us to approach problems together with all of our different backgrounds, education, and experiences. This leads me to think that I could use the Candle Problem to illustrate this initiative.
7/14/2015 by Madhavi Ledalla
Agile has become the norm in today's software industry. But after a few cycles, we often see the process effectiveness taking a hit and organizations going back to the traditional way of working. This is when it may be time to consider an audit.
7/13/2015 by Ramesh Lakkaraju
Successful software delivers the project within the three constraints of time, cost, and budget. However, UX is also an important factor. Lean UX is an emerging way to help build the user interface at the same pace as product development.
7/13/2015 by Pankaj Srivastava
Continuous integration is an important process for protecting against build errors and code breakage. Here is how we achieved it.
7/10/2015 by Henrico Dolfing
Building actuarial models is a challenge usually approached via Waterfall -- and such projects suffer from the same issues software development projects face when managed this way. Therefore, we tried implementing Scrum for a recent actuarial modeling project.
7/10/2015 by Meetu Singh
How a function point (FP) estimation method helped our Scrum teams overcome challenges in managing metrics, governance, and service-level agreements.
7/9/2015 by Brent Breaux
Even as an experienced Agile coach, I recognize that uncertainties surround the practice of estimating user stories by using man-hours or story points. Here I'll try to come to my own conclusion.
7/9/2015 by Ankur Nag
Small incidents in my personal life always help me improve my work with Agile teams. I recently learned lessons from an incident with my car and its warning lights.