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The Kanban Sandwich: A Bite-Size Recipe for Agile Work Flows at Scale

Scrum Alliance - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 06:43
If you've been involved in Agile development for the past 10 or 15 years, you may have noticed that certain patterns of Agile application have emerged. The Scrum Patterns repository has captured at least some of them. Like the Design Patterns that...
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Testers Working in an Agile Team

Scrum Alliance - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 06:50
Today's tester role is more versatile and calls on a wide range of skills. Now testers have tasks throughout the sprint, and they also program yes! as regular programmers. (I don't say as developers, as all participants in the team...
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Agile St. Louis meeting announcement

Scrum Alliance - Wed, 06/05/2013 - 20:03
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Scrum of Scrums: Running Agile on Large Projects

Scrum Alliance - Tue, 06/04/2013 - 20:32
How to use Agile practices on large projects? There is an idea that Agile only applies to small projects, perhaps for the simplest of the routines, events, and artifacts of the frameworks. The fears are valid. We can mention several issues that w...
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CSPO Learning Objectives

Scrum Alliance - Fri, 05/31/2013 - 19:25
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Transparency in Agile Product Development

Scrum Alliance - Thu, 05/30/2013 - 23:22
The word transparency can be easily misused. Even dictatorship regimes are convinced they are transparent. Companies advocate transparency while they disempower their teams for mediocrity. I have more examples to share, but the point here is: Wh...
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If Scrum Were a Motorbike

Scrum Alliance - Thu, 05/30/2013 - 22:34
Scrum and motorbikes: two things that I am very passionate about. Subconsciously, I could sense a parallel between them. When I actively thought about it, the picture became clearer. Consider the team (developers, UI designers, testers) in Scrum....
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Guatemala Agile Group

Scrum Alliance - Tue, 05/28/2013 - 20:43
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Why We Dropped Scrum for Kanban in Our Lead-up to Launch

Scrum Alliance - Sun, 05/26/2013 - 23:44
Let me set the scene: It's around three weeks before the launch of our product (an expensive, big-bang PR launch) and the team is discussing the plan of attack for launch. We're coming up to the end of our sprint and grooming the backlog so that i...
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Agile Performance Testing: An Experimental Approach

Scrum Alliance - Sun, 05/26/2013 - 22:21
Introduction The performance of a product plays an important role in the quality of the product, including software applications. Quality brings excellence and popularity to the product, followed by more business for the organization. A user can...
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