If you’ve ever found yourself struggling to stay focused on the work you need to be doing there’s a simple tool that can help you prioritize, stay focused, and get work done faster and with better results. All it takes is a white board, some dry erase markers, and index cards or sticky notes. What Read more about Do yourself a favor, setup a Kanban board RIGHT NOW![…]
If you told a traditional project manager that they’d be running a project where the requirements amounted to a statement of, “I want a website to sell widgets to anonymous customers via the Internet.” They’d probably head for the hills. However, in Agile development, high level statements like this or user stories are the key Read more about Agile Development: Whoa! What do you mean there aren’t any requirements?[…]
When developing software you have to bite off only what you can chew. An iteration allows you to divide your development efforts into chunks. Each chunk delivers a functional set of features that add value to the application. Better yet, the chunk contains only the functionality that the developers and stakeholders agree can be delivered in a specified time frame and still add value.
Agile is… Self organized, not unorganized People biased, not process biased Results driven Flexible Agile does… Deliver working software Trust the individual Respond to change Satisfy customers