10 Best Scrum Software Tools & Scrum Boards Of 2021

The Digital Project Manager

The post 10 Best Scrum Software Tools & Scrum Boards Of 2021 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Tools Tools Agile Topics

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Best Kanban Software of 2021 for Project Management

ProjectManager.com

Here’s our ranking of the best kanban software of 2021. 2021 Best Kanban Software Rankings. Related: 5 Best Trello Alternatives in 2021. It can be used in an agile framework by scrum teams for sprints, but it also serves other industries, such as marketing and publications.

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2021 Online & On-Site Events for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

2021 is going to be full of both online and offline events for project managers engaged in different areas of business: construction and engineering, IT, healthcare, and many others. Biggest Online Project Management Conferences in 2021.

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20 Best Marketing Project Management Tools of 2021

nTask

Best Marketing Project Management Software for Robust Marketing Campaigns in 2021. Check this out: Wrike Project Management Tool Review: A Champ You Need in 2021. Recommended Reading: The 11 Best Todoist Alternatives to Try in 2021. The Best Free Airtable Alternatives of 2021.

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What is Scrum? An Introduction to the Scrum Framework

Speaker: Eric Naiburg, Chief Operating Officer at Scrum.org

Although Scrum has been around for more than 25 years, it is still new to many. In this session, we provide an overview of the Scrum framework, discuss how Scrum enables agility and ways that empiricism can empower the teams that use it. Like with any form of process, there are myths that arise, during this session with Eric Naiburg, COO, Scrum.org, many of these myths will be dispelled using facts and real-world examples.

The Daily Scrum Stand Up

Growing Agile

The purpose of the Daily Scrum is to inspect progress toward the Sprint Goal and adapt the Sprint Backlog as necessary, adjusting the upcoming planned work. The Daily Scrum is a 15-minute event for the Developers of the Scrum Team. The Daily Scrum has now begun.

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Project Manager Job Description (with free copy+paste examples!)

ProjectManager.com

Agile certifications: These are ideal for those project managers that want to work in agile environments as a scrum master, agile certified practitioner or agile value stream consultant. Knowledge of agile and lean approaches such as Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, among others.

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Top 8 Podio Alternatives to Use in 2021

nTask

Scrum project burndown charts. The post Top 8 Podio Alternatives to Use in 2021 appeared first on nTask. Podio is an extremely amazing project management software that helps a lot of different businesses all around the world.

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10 of the Best Meeting Notes Apps to Use In 2021

nTask

17 Best Calendar Apps To Supercharge Your Productivity in 2021. Types of Scrum Meetings and Scrum Best Practices. The Best Email Alternatives of 2021. The Best Free Airtable Alternatives of 2021.

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A 2021 Comprehensive Guide on Lean vs Agile Methodologies

nTask

Featured Resources: 12 Best Agile Project Management Tools in 2021. The 33 Best Gantt Chart Software for Project Management in 2021. The 57 Best (& Free) Project Management Software of 2021. More Readings: Best Agile Tools for Project Management in 2021.

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Overview and Key Themes of IIL’s 2021 Agile & Scrum Online Conference

International Institute for Learning

IIL’s 6th annual Agile and Scrum Online Conference: Co-Create for Greater Value opens on June 3, 2021. Agile and Scrum concepts are about everyone on a team coming together, and being empowered to work towards an end goal, with a customer-first mindset.

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12 Best Avaza Alternatives that You can Use in 2021

nTask

Being one of the best project management and task management software , nTask is one of the best Avaza alternatives that you can use in 2021. Another great Avaza alternative that you can find on the market in 2021 is Zoho Projects. Customizable scrum boards.

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Scrum Master Toolbox Podcast

Growing Agile

A few weeks ago I featured on the Scrum Master Toolbox podcast with Vasco Duarte and Yves Hanoulle. The post Scrum Master Toolbox Podcast appeared first on Growing Agile. Agile featured podcast scrum master toolbox

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Abandoning Scrum: Can a Scrum Team Decide to Quit Scrum?

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Abandoning Scrum. Can a Scrum team simply decide to abandon Scrum? After all, the Scrum team is self-managing, according to the Scrum manual, also known as the Scrum Guide. Join Stefan in one of his upcoming Professional Scrum training classes ! ??

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Top 6 Clubhouse Alternatives In 2021 for Kanban Connoisseurs

nTask

In this article, we are going to talk about the software, those Clubhouse alternatives that you can use in 2021 if you are not a fan of how things are done by this software. Without further ado, here are 6 of the best Clubhouse alternatives that you can use in 2021 for your Kanban needs.

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Use MVIs for team improvements

Kiron Bondale

Whether a team uses a scheduled cadence for reviewing their WoW such as the use of retrospectives in Scrum, or they use a just-in-time approach they will come up with improvement ideas. Two of pillars of adaptive approaches are inspection and adaptation.

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10 Best Workflow Management Software Solutions Compared (2021)

Teamweek

Depending on your project methodology, you can use Jira boards as either Scrum boards or Kanban boards. The post 10 Best Workflow Management Software Solutions Compared (2021) appeared first on Toggl Blog.

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Maximize Your Learning With Online Scrum Master Certification Training

Agilemania

Professional Scrum Master training is highly interactive training for 14 hours, and students learn by doing it in class. We use Scrum to teach Scrum in our class to gain practical knowledge. Scrum is a framework to address complex adaptive problems.

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The 3rd edition of “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” is now available.

Gunther Verheyen

A big rock that was moved in 2021. The updated, third edition of my book “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” is now available worldwide, as a digital and as a paperback edition. I accidentally created the first edition of my book “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” in 2013.

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How I ended up becoming a (Professional) Scrum trainer

Gunther Verheyen

In October 2003 my life of Scrum started, albeit not with Scrum. My life of Scrum actually started with eXtreme Programming which we then wrapped in Scrum. Attending the class was part of my journey towards becoming a Professional Scrum Trainer (“PST”) for Scrum.org.

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Is Hybrid Really a Popular Project Approach?

Girl's Guide to PM

The Pulse of the Profession (2021) report has been published alongside public access to Tableau so you can interrogate the data , and it’s interesting to see how respondents replied when asked about the percentage of projects that they managed and completed using waterfall, agile or hybrid methods.

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Project Management Predictions for 2021

International Institute for Learning

Techniques such as agile and Scrum appear to do a better job measuring and report value created through the project than other approaches. In the future, we can expect more flexible project management approaches such as agile and Scrum to appear. By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D.

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If minutes are produced from your daily standups, your delivery process may be fragile

Kiron Bondale

The latest version of the Scrum Guide states “ The Developers can select whatever structure and techniques they want, as long as their Daily Scrum focuses on progress toward the Sprint Goal and produces an actionable plan for the next day of work.

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Trello vs Monday.com: Which One to Choose in 2021

nTask

In this article, we are going to talk about two of the most incredible project management software that you can use to manage your needs and requirements in the year 2021. Scrum vs Kanban vs Agile vs Waterfall – A side-by-side comparison.

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20 Years of The Agile Manifesto

Girl's Guide to PM

The role of the project manager doesn’t really exist in many agile teams: instead, the team is self-organizing and supported by a Scrum Master (in Scrum), or agile coach. Can you believe the Agile Manifesto has been around 20 years?

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Your Go-To Guide to Writing an Executive Summary in 2021

nTask

More Articles: 16 Best Business Management Software to Use in 2021. How to Successfully Defeat Dark Scrum in 2021? 22 Amazing Producteev Alternatives to Use in 2021. 18 Best Agile Testing Tools for Project Managers in 2021.

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10 Success Factors To Resolve Zombie Scrum

Scrum.org

In December 2020, Johannes Schartau , Christiaan Verwijs , and I published the Zombie Scrum Survival Guide. We wrote it to help readers understand why Scrum so often descends into Zombie Scrum and to offer practical and down-to-earth help. Make the Scrum events goal-oriented.

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The Importance of Clear Accountability in Scrum 

Scrum.org

Scrum team consists of three clear accountabilities: one Scrum Master, one Product Owner, and Developers. Often, when working with a Scrum team struggling with excessive conflict or a lack of trust, I find the culprit is a lack of clarity around each of these accountabilities.

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The Rhythmic Dance of Agile with Cadence

MPUG

In iteration-based Agile, such as Extreme Programming (XP) or Scrum, an iteration length is prescribed. Considering Scrum framework, the cadence is timeboxed, usually from two to four weeks and is created by a Sprint. Articles agile cadence project management project managers scrum

Does your Scrum Master need help?

Agilemania

As an Agile Coach or RTE, or Delivery Manager, you might have to work with multiple Scrum Masters in your organization. Despite all you do what you need to do, there could be situations where your Scrum Masters might still need your help. You need to help that Scrum Master for sure.

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The Scrum Framework: Advantages, Disadvantages and Ways of Handling Possible Issues

Epicflow Blog

Agile methods and Scrum in particular maintain their positions on the top of mostly used approaches to managing projects in multiple spheres. What Are the Advantages of Scrum? First, let’s consider what makes Scrum effective for managing projects. Disadvantages of Scrum .

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Estimation Techniques in Scrum

ActiveCollab

Estimation is quite challenging to master but a crucial part of the Agile methodology. As a business owner or manager, it’s your responsibility to estimate the work and plan ahead.

15 Powerful Enterprise Project Management Software Tools For 2021

Teamweek

What I like most: user-friendly interface, provides a nice user experience, Agile SCRUM/Kanban support out of the box. The post 15 Powerful Enterprise Project Management Software Tools For 2021 appeared first on Toggl Blog.

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Differences Between a SAFe Scrum Master and a Scrum Master

Agilemania

Is a SAFe Scrum Master and Scrum Master having two different accountabilities or the same? Is a SAFe Scrum Master, a Scrum Master with additional responsibilities for scaling? In SAFe, Scrum Master is not just “Scrum” Master.

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Scrum Success Principles and Indicators — 51 Scrum Master Interview Questions (5)

Scrum.org

Scrum Master Interview: Demand Creates Supply and the Job Market for Agile Practitioners is No Exception. Scrum has proven time and again to be the most popular framework for software development. Which makes any Scrum Master interview a challenging task. The Scrum Guide.

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Project Management Blog Roundup: The Best of 2021

Ganttic

Tuck into some of the best project management blogs of 2021. We’re sharing it here with you in the hopes that you can make 2021 your year to shine. Best Project Management Blogs of 2021 In no specific order, here's blogs with engaging, frequently updated content.

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Step-By-Step Guide to Agile Planning- Drafting And Executing Projects

nTask

Featured Reading: Best Agile Tools for Project Management in 2021. 12 Best Agile Project Management Tools in 2021. Agile Project Management Agile Agile 2020 Agile Framework Planning Scrum

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Linking Strategy to Everyday Work — John Cutler at the Agile Camp Berlin 2021

Scrum.org

In this highly engaging speaker session from the Agile Camp Berlin 2021, John Cutler delves into the advantages of linking strategy to everyday work: Motivation, inspiration, seeing the big picture despite working on a small iteration. ?? All speaker sessions of the Agile Camp Berlin 2021.

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Before checking if your team is agile…

Kiron Bondale

Scrum highlights inspection and adaptation as two of its three pillars but these are valued in other agile methods as well. (Thanks to Don for giving me some fodder for this week’s article). I’ve written previously about my three tests for assessing agility: are we delivering value to our stakeholders early and regularly, are we progressively improving quality, and are we helping our customers, team members and key stakeholders to be awesome.

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12 Best Wrike Alternatives For Project Management In 2021

Teamweek

If it’s simplicity you’re after, and you’re already operating Kanban or scrum to deliver projects, Trello could be a great alternative to Wrike for you. The free plan allows up to 10 users to access features such as Scrum and Kanban boards, backlogs, and agile reporting.

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