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Agile Tool Eylean Introduces a Free Personal Edition

It is Cyber Monday and there are a lot of deals in the market. But we have something special for you. How about a 100% discount for unlimited time? Yes, you understood it correctly – starting from today Eylean is free for your personal use! Since our start in 2010, hundreds of companies have chosen Eylean …

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5 Reasons to Adopt Agile in Your Company

The concept of agile is not a new one. Its origins come from the 1990s, but some organizations still have not adopted agile despite its many inherent benefits. Agile believes in the faster adaptation and iterative life cycle, and brings the beauty of constant refinement of the goals, requirements and solutions during the development process. …

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Introduction to Ruck (or Loose Scrum) Software Development

Ruck software development system – which is sometimes called Loose Scrum – is an emerging agile methodology that is based on Scrum, but has some features which sets it apart. Ruck methodology was coined by Microsoft’s ALM Rangers team and was called Ruck because in the world of rugby it means “Loose Scrum“. The key …

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5 Myths About Agile Development

As Agile development becomes increasingly popular, there are also some myths that often surround Agile. Some of these myths arise from a misunderstanding of what Agile is and how it is practiced – and this post aims to address the most frequent ones. 1. Agile does not use documentation This is perhaps one of the …

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Getting Started With Scrum Task Board

We recently covered how to get started with Kanban boards, and this post aims to help you if you decided to start using Scrum. The first step to getting started with Scrum is to do it with a pilot project. This pilot project will help you get the hang of how it is done and …

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5 Common Mistakes When Adopting Agile

Agile methodologies offer companies a lightweight framework to execute their software and other projects. It is therefore not a surprise that companies are increasingly looking to adopt agile as their preferred method of software development. Although the benefits to adopting agile are numerous, during the process some of the drawbacks emerge as well. In order …

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Setting Up a Kanban Board

So, you have decided to start using Kanban. Since there are often a lot of questions on how to get started, here we provide a simple set of tips for someone just starting out with Kanban: 1. Decide whether you want to use digital or physical board First of all, decide if you are going …

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Scrum vs. Kanban vs. Scrumban: Team Members, Meetings, and Roles

We recently talked about the processes and the structure of agile methodologies, but at the center of the implementation of these methodologies is the team. Therefore, this time we review the differences of the three methodologies – Scrum, Kanban, and Scrumban – with respect to the team members, roles, and interactions. Roles In Scrum, there …

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