Agile/Scrum


Showing Your Customers the Respect They Deserve

Agile teams must lead the way in valuing and respecting their customers.

Serena Adds DevOps to Orchestrated IT Solution

New version of Orchestrated IT includes improved change and release management features.

SOLID Agile Development

Agile development is about more than churning out code quickly; it also forces you to think about writing software that's more extendable, robust and maintainable.

Puncturing The Top 7 Agile Myths

Although continuing to gain in popularity among developers, Agile methods still suffer from misperceptions. Here are seven of those myths, and why they're bunk.

Faster App Delivery Remains Top IT Need

Reducing application development costs, and moving applications to the cloud have become less of a priority for the coming year, according to the survey.

Leveling Up Agile Requirements

Not only does backlog management impact product architecture, but full adoption of Experience Leveling can also enable faster time-to-production, higher quality, and better user experience.

The Cost of Stories

How can Agile teams put price tags on features? Gregg Boer covers two methods that teams can use to estimate costs.

Unleash the Power of Story Points

Story Points are a crucial aspect of agile development, as they help quantify workload and job estimates. If you're not using them, you're missing out.

Agile Bug Management: Not an Oxymoron

An agile team's goal is to eliminate bug debt. These techniques can help.

Readers React: Agile Development, Design with Mono for Android

In a recent blog post, "Is Agile Really a 'Developer Rebellion Against Unwanted Tasks'?", Data Driver blogger David Ramel wrote about the mixed reaction from developers to his article about a controversial report on Agile software development from analyst firm Voke Inc.

Keeping Your Agile Team Safe

Agile processes should encourage your developers to work better -- not be looking over their shoulders.

An Agile Primer

Agile development is growing in popularity for a reason: It results in faster time to market and, in most cases, better software.

Visual Studio Agility

Our cover story this month on Agile development comes at a good time, coinciding with the recent release of the Visual Studio 11 beta.

How Should Agile Respond to Customers?

Why it's both necessary -- and dangerous -- to listen to your customers.

The Product Owner's Dilemma

Agile Advisor columnist Aaron Bjork talks about why it’s both necessary and dangerous to listen to your customers.

Road Rules for Agile Teams

Aaron Bjork talks about the importance of simplicity and clear rules in your software process.

Remaining Work is Key for Agile

Aaron Bjork talks about why remaining work is the most important measurement on your Agile projects.

Motivating an Agile Team

Aaron Bjork talks about how to motivate your agile teams without getting in their way.

Agile Planning Benefits

Agile planning does not mean "no planning"; it means a flexible plan that changes with the situation.

Agile Management Suite Grows Up

Agile management tools are maturing as the market defines its needs.

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