Benefits of Scrum Framework

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Benefits of using Scrum framework Scrum is incremental and iterative frame work. In scrum we, iterate over the process & increment the product, thus continuously inspecting and adapting towards the goal.   Reduce risk during development Early discovery and mitigation of risks Accommodates changes early Manageable complexity Higher confidence and satisfaction from early repeated successful […]

Sprint Events

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Sprint Events Summary   Sprint Planning Daily Scrum Sprint Review Sprint Retrospective Goal Create the Sprint goal & Plan to reach the goal (Sprint Backlog) Inspect & Adapt towards sprint goal & Plan for the day Inspect and Adapt on usable product increment developed Inspect & Adapt to be Effective / Efficient & Continous Improvement […]

Don’t Freeze Sprint Backlog

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Don’t Freeze Sprint Backlog I commonly get to hear one statement very commonly, “Sprint backlog should not be changed and be freezed” Yes, one mistake that management force the team to do is FREEZE their sprint backlog, while the sprint backlog is the development team’s plan to achieve the sprint goal, it is just sufficient and […]

Product Life Cycle

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Product Life Cycle Philip Kotler divides product life cycle into 5 stages Research & Development Introduction Growth Maturity Decline product life cycle stages & product strategy Understanding product life cycle and product strategy help us get the best out of market and products.  Development : This is the stage where the product is conceptualized and […]

Product Strategy

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Product Strategy Doing the right thing is more important than doing the thing right. A Strategic plan that accounts & focus on the vision, goals, purpose of the product, product differentiators, business goals and investment by company, is referred as product strategy. Product Strategy is not only influenced, it’s also is inline with product vision and […]

12 Principles behind Agile Manifesto

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12 Principles Behind The Agile Manifesto Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software. This agile principle has three focus areas Releasing software early Delivering value continuously Satisfying the customer. Welcome changing requirements, even late in development. Agile processes harness change for the customer’s competitive advantage. While […]

Agile Manifesto & Scrum

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Manifesto for Agile Software Development *Reference : Core Scrum, Scrum Alliance. Agile Manifesto Agile Manifesto & Scrum Individuals & interactions over processes & tools. The Scrum framework promotes effective interaction between team members so the team delivers value to the business. Scrum team self-organize to deliver the business value.  Scrum encourages the team members to […]

Engineering Practices

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XP: Engineering Practices Extreme Programming (XP) has listed a few engineering practices that helps the team to develop high quality product, focus on simplicity, reduce risks, better designs & deliver early and incrementally. Even though these practices were originally practiced in XP, over time these practices are being found used in many frameworks. In the […]

Definition of Ready & Done

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[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Definition of Ready Definition of Ready (DoR) is one of the tools/techniques for product backlog management. DoR is mutually agreed just sufficient and just in time information required for the teams to start working towards the product increment. If you observe these symptoms in the team, then DoR might help the team to over […]