A Beginner’s Guide to Scrum Ceremonies

ProjectManager.com

The secret to scrum is simplicity, even in the face of complexity. And although scrum is simple at heart, it can be difficult to master. Scrum requires self-organizing teams that can quickly solve problems in unpredictable environments. The Four Scrum Ceremonies.

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17 Scrum Master Interview Questions to Find the Right Hire

ProjectManager.com

The scrum master is a key member of the scrum team, but also a somewhat misunderstood one, which can make the hiring process problematic. Put simply, the scrum master is the person responsible for promoting and supporting scrum. What Does a Scrum Master Do?

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Seven Priorities for Project Managers in 2019

ProjectManager.com

Anyone who tells you, with 100% certainty, what 2019 will look like at the start of the year is bonkers. If you want to know what your priorities should be for 2019, look at the way your world was at the end of 2018 and at the start of this year.

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How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Would you like to make 2019 a successful year for your projects? I asked people two questions: What should people managing projects be aware of as we go into 2019 to make 2019 their most successful year ever? What will you be doing in 2019 to have your most successful year ever?

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Velocity in Scrum, actually

Gunther Verheyen

In Scrum it is considered a good idea for teams to know about the progress they have been making. Painful problems arise however if Scrum gets managed through the distorting lens of the old, industrial paradigm. Agile Scrum empiricism Velocity

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Why Are Daily Scrum Meetings Important for Successful Project Management?

MPUG

The Scrum meeting is an essential part of every project’s management, especially one following Agile methodology. To take full advantage of the benefits of daily Scrum meetings, companies need to believe in empiricism and create an integral framework for implementation.

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Inspection without adaptation is pointless in Scrum

Gunther Verheyen

Scrum, much like life, is all about adaptation. Scrum sets opportunities for professionals to regularly inspect in order to adapt. Scrum is all about inspection and adaptation, and therefore a way to become more Agile, to increase the ability to adapt. People are naturally Agile.

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Can you say ‘yes’? (10 questions about your Scrum)

Gunther Verheyen

I call myself a Scrum Caretaker. I aspire inspiring people using Scrum. Ultimately I hope to help people employ Scrum to re-humanize their workplace. But then it regularly dawns on us — the many, many misconceptions that exist over Scrum. Keep… Scrumming.

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Newbies’ Guide to Scrum Project Management 101

nTask

Scrum” is a phenomenal subject – i.e. if you are familiar with it. As an Agile project manager, I have seen my fair share of so-called “Scrum Masters” and “Agile Experts” claiming to be masters of their craft. The truth, however, is that they don’t know a lot of things about Scrum and Agile. In fact, I was surprised that some of the “experts” didn’t even know that Scrum Master and Product Owner are not the same individual. Introduction – Why Scrum?

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How to avoid Common Scrum Meetup Mistakes

Binfire

There is no denying the importance that communication has when it comes to the success of an agile methodology and Scrum-based projects in particular. . Typically Scrum meetups include daily scrum, sprint planning meeting, sprint review meeting, and retrospective meeting. .

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The Top 20 Team Management Software of 2019

nTask

The Top Team Management Software for Small Teams in 2019: nTask. Reporting and automated processes such as notifications. Reporting: Burndown report for Scrum and Cycle Time for Kanban real-time monitoring for a release. Also Read: The 21 Best Free Productivity Apps of 2019.

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Minimal measures for minimal stability in a complex world (that will help you optimize your Scrum)

Gunther Verheyen

Scrum, in its more general definition, is a simple framework to help us address complex challenges. Scrum is increasingly being discovered as a simple framework to address complex problems and situations other than software and product development. Agile Scrum

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Congruence Between Agile Process and Ecosystem

Leading Agile

One key point he made was that any process or method, such as Scrum, LeSS, SAFe, etc., Each process or method assumes it will be used in an ecosystem that has certain characteristics. That Product Owner is part of the organizational ecosystem surrounding the Scrum team.

Signs that Your Project Management Process Needs an Update

EasyProjects

Whatever the case, here are five signals from the universe that indicate your project management process is due for a refresh. Process vs Methodology. Let’s first clarify what is meant by the word ‘process’ and how it is not to be confused with the term ‘methodology’.

Software Development Process: How to Pick The Process That’s Right For You

Planio

Every great piece of software starts with a plan and a clear process in place. Luckily, there are numerous software development processes you can choose from when you’re starting your next project. But which software development process is right for you? Agile and Scrum.

100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

Whether you are overseeing a team or leading major projects and their execution process, it is essential to keep everything in line to ensure project success. 20% of companies say that their IT requirements process is not the articulation of business need.

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2019 Epicflow Multi-Project Management Features

Epicflow Blog

We’ve prepared a list and description of new features released so far in 2019. With phases we support not only Jira users better, we also make it possible to use a Scrum approach in Epicflow. Timesheet was introduced in May 2019.

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SoundNotes Live at Agile 2019: Day One

Leading Agile

In this live talk with Natalie Warnert of Women in Agile, an event for female Agilists each year before Agile 2019. Then we delve into the topic of her Agile 2019 conference talk about aligning strategic intent and vision with what you’re building.

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Project Manager Career Path vs Scrum Master Career Path

PM Basics

The Scrum Master career path is easier to enter. Let’s review the pros and cons of Project Manager vs Scrum Master. Now let’s talk about the career path of a Scrum Master. Scrum Master Career Path. First of all, yes, Scrum master is a standalone profession.

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How To Create A Simple Project Plan (Project Planning Process)

PM Basics

Nevertheless, project planning is a structured and logical process. At each moment of the process, you’re in need of information that you don’t have yet. Most of the processes are interrelated, and you don’t know where to start from. You need to evaluate each process.

Best of Both Worlds: How to Use Kanban with Scrum

Workep

Kanban and scrum are both Agile project management methodologies that are used to reduce waste and improve development processes. You can use kanban with scrum to get the best of both worlds.

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9 Ways to Identify the “Perfect” Scrum Master

Agile Advice

Is there such a thing as a perfect Scrum Master? However, we can make a case for skills that contribute to becoming a perfect Scrum Master. In 2017, Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland updated the Scrum Values document, and in a video that same year discussed the changes they were making. They talked at length about the Scrum Master role. In short, the Scrum Master (SM) serves the Product Owner, the Development Team, and the Organization. Preamble.

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Might earned VALUE be an oxymoron for projects following a predictive life cycle?

Kiron Bondale

If a framework such as Scrum is followed, these work items are batched into Potentially Shippable Product Increments whereas on those projects which are following a continuous flow based delivery approach, we can hand them over as we go.

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Sprint Planning in Scrum (Part 1): Why sprints will never be perfect

Inloox

Scrum vs. Perfectionism Sprint planning and perfectionism only fit together to a limited extent. Perfectionism conflicts with the basic idea of Scrum. Scrum is primarily characterized by it iterative and regular approach. This process was much faster than expected.

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How do you know when your agile ceremonies are Done?

Kiron Bondale

The Scrum Guide encourages Scrum Teams to create a definition for what “Done” means for product backlog items and for product increments. Scrum/Daily Standup. But, as usual, caveat agilist: Focus on the outcomes, not the processes.

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51+ Best Project Management Software & Tools [Updated Oct 2019]

ProProfs Project Management

Features: Supports Kanban, Scrum, and Hybrid models. Automated project processes. The post 51+ Best Project Management Software & Tools [Updated Oct 2019] appeared first on ProProfs Learning.

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Deciding the Level of Detail Needed for a Release Plan

ProjectManager.com

The Plan the Release process goal. In Figure 1 you see the process goal diagram for how a team may plan the initial release of a software-based solution. A Disciplined Agile Delivery Handbook for Optimizing Your Way of Working , published in January 2019.

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What Is the Definition of Done for Agile Teams?

ProjectManager.com

Responding and incorporating customer feedback into products and processes requires self-organizing teams that are constantly tweaking what they do to be more efficient, where they can change regularly to meet new needs that pop up daily. Process follows change instead of a plan.

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The Agile Manifesto, Explained

ProjectManager.com

This is a way of thinking, more than a methodology, some would say, as it’s not so structured as to become rigid and calcified in process. Individuals and interactions over process and tools: Agile places more importance on people over process and even tools.

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Webinar Recap: Best of Microsoft Inspire 2019

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Leonardo Nogueira and Larry Mead’s Best of Microsoft Inspire 2019 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s MPUG Webinar, the best of Microsoft Inspire 2019.

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Sprint Planning in Scrum (Part 1): Why sprints will never be perfect

Inloox

Scrum vs. Perfectionism Sprint planning and perfectionism only fit together to a limited extent. Perfectionism conflicts with the basic idea of Scrum. Scrum is primarily characterized by it iterative and regular approach. The process is mainly based on experience and is divided into regularly repeating stages called “ Sprints ”. Often the Scrum Master pleads for better planning of the next iteration. This process was much faster than expected.

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Evaluate your ceremonies with a W5 check

Kiron Bondale

While new teams might lean on the Scrum Master to facilitate most ceremonies, over time, this can become a shared responsibility, giving each team member a chance to develop their facilitation abilities.

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7 Secrets to Successful Project Manager/Team Collaboration

Girl's Guide to PM

At White October we continuously reflect on our process to refine the way we work. By setting a common basis the team will have a clear focus to support the decision-making process , and ways to measure whether success is achieved. This is a guest post from Elisa Cepale. Elisa Cepale.

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How Will a Project Management Course Help My Career?

Arras People

It achieves this responsiveness by frequent, continuous and cyclical delivery (in Scrum Agile these delivery cycles are known as ‘sprints’). SCRUM breaks the development down into manageable ‘chunks’, with each ‘chunk’ given a finite timeframe in which to deliver.

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Essentials & New Ideas for an Effective Sprint Retrospective

ProjectManager.com

Scrum, an agile framework for small teams, especially harnesses the benefits of retrospection. Scrum works under the assumption that customers regularly change their minds about what they want or need. The Scrum Master’s Role in a Sprint Retrospective.

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What Is a Kanban Board? Definition & Examples

ProjectManager.com

Columns on the kanban board represent where that task is in the process. Kanban strives for efficiency and is always looking for ways to eliminate waste from processes. Kanban as a process was used to keep inventory levels balanced with the consumption of that inventory.

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2019 Epicflow Multi-Project Management Features

Epicflow Blog

We’ve prepared a list and description of new features released so far in 2019. The entire project management process in Epicflow is presented in Pipeline that displays all your projects with tasks, milestones, and other related information to provide you with a clear idea of your company’s workflow. With phases we support not only Jira users better, we also make it possible to use a Scrum approach in Epicflow. Timesheet was introduced in May 2019.

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What Do Companies like Apple, Amazon and Google Look for in Project Managers?

Epicflow Blog

To be successful, you should keep a 20K foot view of the process while staying connected to the details. To reach this goal, you should be a driven person able to make the right prioritization in day-to-day processes. .

Develop Better High Performing Teams

ProjectManager.com

Of course, this assumes that organizations are streamlining processes, using new digital transformation approaches or methods and are assigning competent project managers to lead small, medium and large teams.

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Kanban vs Scrum vs Agile - Know the Differences

Techno-PM

The Detailed Comparison of Kanban vs Scrum vs Agile It can be difficult for project managers to keep up with the ever-evolving methodologies that can benefit their teams. So, what are the differences between Kanban vs Scrum vs Agile? What is Scrum?

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