Scrum and Kanban are two terms that are often (incorrectly) used interchangeably or considered to be two sides of the same coin. There are significant differences between these two Agile techniques.
There are many reasons for using the Scrum framework for your work. Some of the reasons may be the popular Scrum facilities to handle complex problems in the face of dynamically changing requirements. However, other reasons for using Scrum may be quite subjective and commercial. The article also examines the reasons why an organization will […]
We will discuss the transparency in Scrum teams and Agile organizations. It is a very popular term in Scrum literature and modern Agile trends. Transparency is a sensitive topic to be discussed especially in large organizations.
Scrum Developer is a widely used term to describe usually a technical development role that is a part of a Scrum Team. When organizations are transitioning to Scrum, oftentimes they will try to map existing roles they have in their organizations to roles in Scrum. Scrum only recognizes three roles, that is: Product Owner, Scrum […]
In our experience helping companies implement Scrum, Product Ownership recurs over and over again as THE big issue. In this blog article, we provide some guidance on what makes a good product owner and include a Product Owner position description.
When we are talking about Scrum, Agile and Lean product development we always remember Edwin’s stories about the Lean Product Development professional Don Reinertsen. Edwin is Clarus’ founder and CEO. He is an intense Agile advocate with a strong experience in Scrum. Edwin has been accountable for advancing Scrum and Agile to various businesses everywhere […]
Scrum is easy but big IT organizations and the whole industry still have issues with helping Scrum teams to do their job the better way. At the end processes and poor, Scrum is not helping anyone and the software development and the end product are really weak.
The Scrum project development process is led by the so-called Scrum Master, who is responsible for removing obstacles to the team’s ability to fulfill its product goals and objectives. The scrum master role has even more modern understanding, especially in the BVOP Scrum Master certification program. The Project Management Academy (PMA) also extends the classical […]
How to find the best Scrum Master for your team and organization? Many teams often ask who is the best person to fill the Scrum Master role. The assumption is that this role is best filled by someone who was previously a project manager [or is the current project manager of a team]. Clients ask: […]
What Is Agile Programming? Agile programming is an approach to project management, typically used in software development. It helps teams react to the instability of building software through incremental, iterative work cycles, known as sprints. But before turning our discussion to the details of agile programming, it’s best to start at the beginning with the […]