Hype Cycle for 3 Phases of an Agile Backlog Groom

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Grooming is the process for an agile scrum team to absorb new work and add details. agnostic and if you are a water-scrum-fall champion, this applies to you too. The groom session goal is for the scrum team to move from initial introduction to common understanding. This common understanding of the scope is a cornerstone of agile scrum and further, Mike Willis explains the cone of uncertainty. These steps help to manage expectations.

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IT Applications: Four Roles for Business Analysts to Play on Agile Projects


IT applications teams, whose job it is to develop software for a company in-house, employ business analysts to do a range of tasks that involve talking to IT’s internal customers (anyone else in the company) and help turn customers’ requests into a salient request for either an upgrade or a new piece of software. Questions about this topic are some of the most common that applications managers in CEB’s dedicated network ask us and each other.


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Minimum Viable Product (MVP) May Not Be Maximum Value

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In software development, the Minimum Viable Product ( MVP ) is the quickest time to release for something useful. Noting that development is a change, the definition [of a one-time] MVP depends on your planned current vs. future business state. ” From a change management perspective, this is also a much better message. Oh and, don’t forget to communicate the desired change to the smart people. Minimum Viable Product by Henrik Kniberg.


Scaling Agile for the Enterprise

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With the ever-evolving software development landscape, large enterprises are increasingly “going Agile.” Agile is applicable to many scenarios; for example, Extreme Programming (XP) zeroes in on software engineering while wrapping in novel approaches to boost quality, and Scrum is the most widely adopted agile method. By building on XP and Scrum, SAFe can effectively scale Agile throughout the enterprise by introducing Lean and portfolio management principles.

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How to Build a Organization with High Changeability

Future of CIO

An agile organization is one that is open to change and can adapt readily when change is needed. Many organizations are doing Agile - applying Agile methodologies and practices to develop software, but very few organizations are being agile - following Agile principles and philosophy to run an agile organization. An agile organization is one that is open to change and can adapt readily when change is needed.


Adopting Agile Development - The role of the CIO - Social, Agile.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 4) Help the project sponsors - Shifting to agile can also be a major change for business sponsors. 5) Help the team make it successful - Make sure all team members have a basic foundation in an agile (probably scrum) process. it management. (34).

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