This blog post is about how to improve software project estimations by breaking tasks into sizes no larger than one productive day.
Risk management is a central part of traditional project management and is included as one of the knowledge areas in the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) body of knowledge. In many of my classes, participants ask how Scrum and agile address risk management. Some are concerned that agile or Scrum ignore...
This post presents what is successful project management and reasons for the popularity of Scrum.
The article “Adaptive Project Management Using Scrum” by Craig Murphy provides a basic overview of Scrum, an agile process for managing software development project.
The article “The Upside of Downsizing” describes how a project was successfully downsized from 100 to 12 developers. To make such a dramatic adjustment the development process was switched to Scrum and user stories.
The Scrum Alliance is a not-for-profit professional membership organization created to share the Scrum framework and transform the world of work.