Is there a sure-fire methodology that will make distributed teams work? Possibly. Can a dogma save your deadline and make your wife and kids happy? Perhaps. Or is it time to be pragmatic and realize that it all starts with people and ends with people – with some coding in the middle?
Mike Maheu from GO2Group and Alan Trefzger from XBOSoft present in this webinar how to use JIRA with Greenhopper from Atlassian for agile project management and software development.
LeanDog Coach Shane Hayes provides a short introduction to the Scrum Framework. Scrum is an iterative and incremental agile software development framework for managing software projects and product or application development.
This video discusses what’s required to ensure your team is ready for iterative development.
We hear a lot about how strong communication and collaboration are key to a successful project. We spend a lot of time focusing on stand-up meetings and pair programming, but there are other very effective means of keeping the team on the same page that not only avoid daily interruptions but also provide long-term benefit.
Offshore development is now commonplace for just about everything from legacy maintenance to enterprise application development. One area where the notion of offshore continues to encounter resistance is product development, as many product managers consider it too risky to develop the “crown jewels” of their organizations in locations that are far removed in terms of […]
Many organizations are realizing the importance of a critical step in the Project and Portfolio Management discipline: Portfolio Planning. For the average business, Portfolio Planning may be a process well beyond their organizational maturity; however, it is a major component that should not be overlooked in order to increase the probability of reaching your objectives.