Scrum epitomises efficiency and productivity. If you want to boost programmer productivity and make programmers happy, all you have to do is to follow this one tip. You probably won’t like it. But it works. Try it and watch productivity soar.
What is a scrum burndown chart and why is it so important in Scrum?
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Scrum adoption is increasing fast and organisations are looking for Scrum qualified personnel. One way to show your worth is with a recognised Scrum Master certificate. In this article, I compare the two main options to help you decide which one is for you.[Read more…] about Scrum Master Certificate. Which one should you choose?
Estimating in Scrum uses a unit of measurement referred to as the Story Point. But why use Story Points instead of hours or days or any other well-known unit of time? Are we deliberately trying to obfuscate? In this article I look at the pros and cons of using Story Points and come to a surprising conclusion.
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Most software projects have been managed using a process known as waterfall. But, since the mid-90’s a revolution has been gathering pace and the Scrum framework is being adopted by organisations all over the World. Are you considering using Scrum? Here are my top 10 reasons why you should use Scrum instead of waterfall.