How to make non-functional requirements visible in Scrum

Introduction In the realm of Scrum, a popular agile framework, the focus often lies on delivering functional features that directly impact the end-users. However, non-functional requirements, which describe the general attributes of how the system behaves, are equally crucial. These requirements, though vital for ensuring a product’s quality, performance, and user experience, often lurk in […]

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What is the most important Scrum event?

In the realm of Agile approaches, Scrum stands out as the most widely known and widely used framework. Since its beginning in the 90s and 00s, it has revolutionized the way teams approach prodcut development and project management. At the heart of Scrum are its events, each designed to ensure that the team stays on […]

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Why Scrum is difficult to Master

Introduction In today’s fast-paced digital era, the need for efficient product and project management approaches is more important than ever. Scrum, offers help for teams navigating the complexities of product development. With a plethora of agile tools available, Scrum has emerged as the frontrunner. Its principles, while seemingly straightforward, have proven challenging for many to […]

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Why is Scrum Master a full time role?

Introduction In the world of Agile software development, the Scrum framework stands out as one of the most (if not the most) popular approaches to agile project management and product development. At the heart of this framework is the Scrum Master, a role often misunderstood and underestimated. A common debate in the industry revolves around […]

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30 Open Source DevOps Tools

30 Open Source DevOps Tools These DevOps tools help provide continuous software delivery and cloud migrations to enable seamless updates, uninterrupted customer experience, and robust data protection in the cloud for highly loaded products.  Of course, there are many alternatives, so you can find the solutions that fit you better, yet these tools form a […]

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Release Train Engineer Salary

Introduction In the realm of Agile development, a Release Train Engineer (RTE) is a pivotal role. They are the servant leaders who guide the Agile Release Train (ART), a long-lived “team of Agile teams”, which incrementally develops, delivers, and where applicable operates, one or more solutions in a value stream. (Also known as “Agile Release […]

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Why Every Business Needs Effective Data Management

Today, in our hyperconnected world, businesses are generating immense amounts of data every single day. From customer interactions and sales figures to market research and operational metrics, the inflow of information can be both overwhelming and invaluable. This is where effective data management becomes crucial. Data management is not simply about storing and organizing data; […]

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Myths of agile: “Agile is just micromanagement”

I’ve seen quite a few¬†“Agile sucks” and “Agile is dead” posts making the rounds lately. They get trotted out every year or so and spark some lively but uninteresting debate. Most of these are just clickbait and are not worth discussing. But some are sadder and tell depressing stories of “agile” projects¬†dominated by micro-management, that […]

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Scrum team name ideas

If you’re doing agile software development with Scrum, you’ll need a name for your team. But what should the team be called and how should you choose your Scrum team name? This article will answer those questions for you and provide some Scrum naming conventions. So you won’t be stuck for any agile team name […]

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Agile and risk management

agile risk management

The Misconception that Agile doesn’t recognise risks There is a strange misconception going around that people working in Agile software development don’t consider risks, or don’t manage risk, or don’t take risk seriously. This is in fact quite false. This article will attempt to clear up the relationship between agile and risk management. The Waterfall […]

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