Agile

Agile planning – the 5 scopes

The concept of planning within the agile methodology has often been misunderstood. Due to the commonly known statement “We value responding to change over following a plan” most of teams starting agile think that they will no longer need to plan for the future. Contrary to this popular opinion, planning plays just as big of …

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5 reasons to switch from your kanban board

Despite the fact, that kanban software solutions have been around for quite a while now, there are plenty of teams that still do not fully understand the benefits of switching from the traditional physical board. Instead of innovating to better their standings, they keep on working in the traditional methods and while this does not …

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Make the backlog work for you

At Eylean, we are always looking for different approaches to well-known things and when we find something interesting, we cannot wait to share it with you. Recently we came across an article describing an interesting take on managing a team’s backlog. Therefore this week we present – the story map backlog. A well-managed backlog is important …

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Agile trends for 2015

The recently released annual state of agile survey is great and informative. In fact, we loved it so much, we decided to analyze it‘s results and draw some predictions for 2015. Click on the picture below to get the full infographic and our insights.                       …

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TFS usage statistics reveal interesting facts

We have recently conducted a survey for TFS (team foundation server) users gathering information about their fundamental needs, likes and dislikes. The results were quite interesting and since good things should be shared, we present them to you. The survey respondents were comprised of various TFS users – 22% were developers and engineers, 14 % …

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3 ways agile will improve your marketing team

The goal of every marketer out there is to create a campaign that is so genius and grand, that the whole perspective of their brand changes. Whether directly expressed, or not, this idea consumes most of the marketing departments making them forget, that the times where you could take months to prepare the perfect interaction …

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Day to day accounting with Kanban

Last week we wrote about how projects in the financial sector can benefit from the scrum approach. This week however we decided to take a look at a smaller guys instead. At our focus you will find – the accounting firms and their day-to day operations. Accounting firms are nothing new, nonetheless they are extremely …

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