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Mission Driven Development

by Alvaro Villena

Growing organizations often find that Scrum is no longer enough but switching to SAFe is too complicated. Mission Driven Development utilizes the 6-week cycle and offers a lightweight approach to scaling Agile.

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Agile Documentation: Balancing Speed and Knowledge Retention

by Vinod Sukumaran

The various documents, artifacts, and the processes that generate documentation are some of the main symbols of the Waterfall model. Borrowing from Lean, Agile considers a lot of documentation as “waste” that needs to be eradicated in order to streamline the development lifecycle.

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A Road to Better Agile Testing

by Vytas Butkus

The yearly World Quality Report created by Capgemini shows that 42% of survey respondents list a “lack of professional test expertise” as a challenge in applying testing to Agile development. While the advent of Agile has brought the increased speed of iterations for software development, in some cases this has come at the cost of quality.

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The Comprehensive List of Agile Conferences

by Vytas Butkus

The only Agile conference list you will ever need. This list contains 116 Agile conferences all around the world. It is arranged by month and includes insights about notable conferences, locations, and ticket prices.

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5 False Hopes of Scrum and How to Fix Them

by Matt Johnson

Scrum is easy to introduce but hard to master. Left to its own devices, Scrum creates false hopes and undercuts many of the expected benefits. Scrum teams need to continually improve their process and work culture to reap the rewards of an Agile transition.

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The Project Management Blueprint Part 2: A Comprehensive Comparison of Waterfall, DAD, SAFe, LeSS, and [email protected]

by Darren Hagman

Agile has become the mainstream approach to software delivery recently due to the popularity of Scrum and Kanban. However, many problems arise when project managers try to scale traditional agile frameworks to larger groups of people. A lot of companies revert to waterfall framework while others use hybrid methodologies like DAD, SAFe, LeSS, or [email protected]

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What Does an Agile Coach Do and How Can You Become One?

by Vytas Butkus

The role of Agile coach has been gaining popularity in recent years. In this article, we will talk about the different types of Agile coaches and their responsibilities. We will discuss how to effectively work with them as a project manager and give suggestions to PMs who want to become Agile coaches themselves.

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The Project Management Blueprint Part 1: A Comprehensive Comparison of Agile, Scrum, Kanban, and Lean

by Darren Hagman

Have you ever wanted to have all of the Software Development Methodologies explained in one place? If so, here is an ultimate blueprint about what is Lean, Agile, Scrum and Kanban. This is the first part of the series where we explain all the different methodologies used in Software Development.

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The Ultimate Introduction To Agile Project Management

by Paul Barnes

Simply calling something Agile isn't particularly helpful. The word, even in a software context, means different things to different people or organizations. There are many facets, definitions, implementations, and interpretations. In this article, Toptal Head of Projects Paul Barnes teaches about behaviors, frameworks, techniques, and concepts supporting agile project management in software development.

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