How To

How To Be Agile When Creating Content

While agile is sweeping the business world, some departments are still stuck in the old ways. Without realizing it, they are holding on threads and actually working and worrying harder than they should be. The inability to adapt the content creation process within marketing and design departments has already caused friction in most companies turning …

Continue Reading
Agile

The Hierarchy of Agile Methods

If you, just like us, ever found yourself confused by the number of agile methodologies and their hierarchy, then this post is exactly for you. We use the picture below as our cheat sheet and thought some of you would like it as well. So let us dive in! As expected, at the core of …

Continue Reading
Agile

Sprint Retrospectives and The Wheel of Change

Retrospectives, even though a valuable part of any sprint, are often disregarded and underestimated by scrum teams. Team members and the scrum masters feel that if there were no major issues during the sprint, there is really nothing to be discussed. This could not be further from the truth however and in fact goes against …

Continue Reading
Agile

Top 5 Most Interesting Scrum Boards

Scrum board is one of the most essential tools to ensure a smooth project and while most choose the traditional scrum boards for their teams, there are a few that decide to innovate and improve the traditions to fit their needs. Therefore this week we gathered up the 5 most interesting (at least to us) …

Continue Reading
Agile

The Arrow that will change Kanban

We all know about the basic kanban board, the three columns and the WIPs, however, when you have been using kanban for a while, this is usually not enough anymore. At this point most of the teams chose to innovate themselves or start looking for the innovation elsewhere. However, with such little information available, they …

Continue Reading
Agile

LeSS – scaled agile that keeps the small team vibe

As the summer is slowly but surely taking over our minds, the office life becomes slower and more relaxed. Most large projects are put off or have extended deadlines and most of our team is missing at some point or another. This is why summer is a great time to reflect on your teamwork, achievements …

Continue Reading
Agile

Agile vs productivity habits

We have encountered numerous positive changes in our day-to-day office life after adopting agile. The project process is more effective, the team members have clear tasks and responsibilities and we are able to adapt and react almost instantly. However, while agile practices do bring the team productivity up, the question remains whether they do propose …

Continue Reading
Agile

Plan for change – go ahead of the curve

“Plan all you want. What you do in the face of unexpected results matters much much more.” Planning is an inevitable part of a business reality. No matter what type or size of a business you run, planning ahead is crucial in order to be productive, effective and most importantly profitable. However, in the quickly …

Continue Reading
Agile

The monopoly of Agile

By no means is agile a new concept in the business world. It has been introduced more than a decade ago and has since changed the way people around the world approach work and project management. However, while agile is still spreading over to new areas, a natural question rises – what is next? Have …

Continue Reading
Agile

Scrum vs kanban – have a smooth transition

With agile methodologies being as popular as ever, there is no surprise that people are picking their favorites. Some (well actually most) prefer scrum, while others choose kanban. However, what does happen when teams decide that their choice is no longer fitting and go for a switch? Most struggle. Instead of having a smooth transition …

Continue Reading