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Jul

Scrum – the Hard Bits

Every time I ramp up a new Scrum project I know I will encounter at least three major challenges – or the 'hard bits' as I call them. So I find myself spending a lot of time educating Scrum teams and stakeholders about how to lessen their impact. ... read full post

Posted by:  Lee Herd , Architect, Architecture Services |  08 July 2015

Agile, Development, Frameworks, Scrum


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08

Jun

Touch, Pause, Engage – adopting Scrum

The term 'scrum' comes from the game of Rugby. In Rugby, a scrum refers to a tight-packed formation of players with their heads down who attempt to gain possession of the ball. Gaining possession of the ball is the goal of the scrum.  However the main goal in rugby is to control the ball passing it between players before reaching the goal line and hopefully scoring a try. The former is for short term gain while the latter is for long term reward - perhaps analogous to a sprint outcome and the successful delivery of a minimum viable product. ... read full post

Posted by:  Lee Herd , Architect, Architecture Services |  08 June 2015

Agile, Development, Frameworks, Scrum


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28

May

Five Pillars of Scrum

An Agile framework like Scrum naturally delivers many advantages over traditional sequential development frameworks. ... read full post

Posted by:  Lee Herd , Architect, Architecture Services |  28 May 2015

Agile, Development, Frameworks, Scrum


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29

Apr

Death, Taxes, and Change

Benjamin Franklin once said, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes". ... read full post

Posted by:  Lee Herd , Architect, Architecture Services |  29 April 2015

Agile, Development, Frameworks, Scrum


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08

Aug

Agile: Implications and Complications - a Twilight Recap

Could an agile approach to software development be the silver bullet you’re looking for…? Joe Newton, Intergen’s Enterprise Applications Practice Principal, spoke with Twilight Attendees, filling them in on the implications of adopting an agile approach to software development. ... read full post

Posted by:  Rose Harris , Marketing Assistant |  08 August 2011

Agile, Twilight recap


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17

Sep

SharePoint and Agile: go together like a horse and carriage

Well, that's my take anyway. I've been involved on a few SharePoint projects now that have taken a traditional approach, i.e. waterfall style, to the development of our customers' desired end product. While we delivered good solutions to our customers, I feel that had we taken an agile approach then the end product delivered could have been an absolute killer! ... read full post

Posted by:  Gavin Barron , Solution Architect |  17 September 2008

Agile, SharePoint


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01

Oct

The ins and outs of agile methodology

Over the past year, we have started to see a growing interest in implementing projects in an agile way by adopting agile methodology techniques. The agile approach suits a range of projects and engagements and the benefits to our clients can be measured in the successful outcomes we are seeing, the satisfaction with the end result and ultimately the reduction of risk and cost. This is not a new approach to delivering software and does not point to the demise of the traditional waterfall approach – both have their place. ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Mole ,  |  01 October 2007

Agile, Project Delivery


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