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The Benefits Of Kanban

Kanban is a form of production control method used in the traditional manufacturing industry as a form of inventory control. However, in recent years the software industry has seen usage of Kanban in software development. The effects of this on software development are positive, however it is still not seeing wide-spread use or it is [...]

By |July 25th, 2016|Agile Corner|0 Comments

What is Agile Methodology?

The literal meaning of agile is to “Able to move quickly and easily”, which pretty much supports the idea of Agile development. Agile methodologies were introduced to quickly and collaboratively build quality software. The Information technology is relatively new as compare to other fields, and when it came to following a methodology to complete an [...]

By |July 3rd, 2013|Agile Corner|2 Comments

Agile Scrum Meetings

There are number of regular meetings take place among Agile Team members. Let’s go through different type of meetings. 1. Sprint Planning Meeting Purpose of the meeting During a sprint team works on selected features. Those features are planned and selected in sprint planning meeting which holds before every sprint. Product owner and scrum team [...]

By |July 3rd, 2013|Agile Corner|2 Comments

Planning Board

Every Agile project requires planning.  User Stories and bugs are moved from either backlog to releases and sprint, or one sprint to another sprint. The Planning board makes the whole process of planning easier by providing an interface where US and Issues are moved effortlessly from one backlog to another. Easy to manage (Planning Board) On [...]

By |June 19th, 2013|Agile Corner|2 Comments

Issue Boards

Assigning a dedicated board for issues just like stories is a good and unique way of keeping track of progress the issues. Setting different severity level and allowing applying filter on those level gives leverage to team of working on the issues which are more important than others. Also having a board for issues helps [...]

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Release Boards

Release board is a higher level view of User Stories progress, independent of sprints. It provides a great way to monitor the progress of the User Stories at release level. Board may contain several columns each dedicated for the progress of user stories.  User Stories on the board may or may not belong to a [...]

By |June 19th, 2013|Agile Corner|0 Comments

Yodiz Sprint Board

Sprint is the activity team spends longest time period among the many activities it indulges into such as planning, retrospectives and review. Sprint Board, as name suggest is the place where team activities and performance pertaining a sprint can be seen and monitored. Usually User stories are added to the sprint in sprint review meeting [...]

By |June 19th, 2013|Agile Corner|1 Comment

Agile Boards

Physical boards are hallmark of Agile based development. Boards have specific value in agile development; they provide one holistic view of the project in a certain point in time. The proverb Just like a picture worth a thousand words is perfectly fits on agile boards. A board view is capable of presenting a heck of [...]

By |June 19th, 2013|Agile Corner|4 Comments

Agile User Stories and Groomed Product Backlog

What is a User Story? Agile is a value based development methodology, where all those features of the product which can add value to the customer are recognized, prioritized and developed based on customer needs.  These valuable features are best described in users own words. Hence finding out who are the users is an important [...]

By |June 19th, 2013|Agile Corner|6 Comments

Agile Velocity

In simple words velocity determines the pace of progress of an Agile team. It’s measure of work completed by an agile team in a specific iteration (sprint). Work completed could be in different units such as Story points, Tasks or hours. Most commonly used unit is Story Point. At the beginning of each iteration, team [...]

By |June 19th, 2013|Agile Corner|0 Comments