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Ways to be a competent project manager

Ways to be a competent project manager
Project management: How to make good use of the financial resources? A competent project manager has an equally competent and agile team. The team comprises of various subject matter experts who bring their individual expertise to the table and achieve dizzying heights of success. It must be noted that immense business productivity is the fulcrum on which the entire business rests.  A project manager... 

3 Points That Cause Scrum Backlash

3 Points That Cause Scrum Backlash
Most people hear the word “Scrum” and think of something that’s stuck to the bottom of their shoe. Au contraire. Scrum is an agile software program development methodology designed to foster iterative and incremental development. Scrum projects are broken down into 24-hour development cycles contained within 30 day sprints. Team members agree upon which work items for the product... 
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Scrum Sprint Burndown Chart

Scrum Sprint Burndown Chart
We use Agile software developments strategies and, for project management, Scrum is our preferred technique. Our development team are based offshore and there are challenges to creating Agile function with a distributed team however it could be completed (and might be enjoyable also!). So I thought I would share a story with you 1 of our real Sprints as told through the Scrum Burndown chart. Why? Well,... 

Agile Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)

Agile Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) will be the management of the software application lifecycle from initial development to final release. ALM encompasses all the practices, processes and tools that aid in managing an application’s lifecycle from both a enterprise and development perspective. Key capabilities of an ALM platform include the capability to handle change management, workflow,... 

Build an Agile PMO

Build an Agile PMO
It typically appears that a lean, agile development environment will constantly be at odds with the structure and constraints of the PMO. But it does not need to be this way. The agile PMO can bridge the gap among these two very crucial groups and aid organisations to execute projects much more successfully. Even though it does need a bit of alter management, it can be not as impossible as it seems... 

Manage Project In The Agile Way

Manage Project In The Agile Way
Agile project management has a good deal to offer legal case management. Imagine you can continually wring out the inefficiencies inside your law practice. Picture having the luxury to step back from the trees and see the forest. It might sound crazy, and, in the case of removing each and every single efficiency, perhaps pie in the sky. But you are able to get close, and it takes a lot less effort... 

Eight Tips for Improving the Daily Scrum

Eight Tips for Improving the Daily Scrum
Daily Scrum also called daily standup meeting is an crucial element of the Scrum procedure. The structure of the meeting is really rigid and fixed. Everyone has to stand up, meeting ought to take no longer, than 15 minutes and everybody need to answer three questions: “What did you do because the last meeting?”, “What are you going to do until the next meeting?”, “What... 

Why Scrum Works for Software Development

Why Scrum Works for Software Development
Numerous teams are able to produce drastically greater and faster software with Scrum than with other development models. Let’s take a have a look at the components that make up Scrum’s DNA to learn why. The Funnel Focus The product backlog defines the product vision, the release backlog defines the release goal, as well as the sprint backlog defines the detailed and granular tasks for... 

Don’t Take Scrum As a Burden

Don't Take Scrum As a Burden
Right after some time off in December I’ve been back on the road and traveling each week considering that the begin of the year. In that time I’ve noticed something new: folks are telling me that Scrum is too much overhead. An excessive amount of overhead? I do not think so… “Too much overhead” is not a complaint I heard at all last year, but I’ve heard it a handful... 

Apply Scrum in a Distributed Team Environment

Apply Scrum in a Distributed Team Environment
In today’s work environments, research proves that distributed Scrum teams can obtain the same high quality outcomes as collocated teams, but relationships, communication and culture play essential roles in the latter. Working with distributed teams gives businesses access to talent that they might otherwise not have access to locally. Additionally, when a business works with distributed teams,... 
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