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Iterative Incremental Development

Iterative vs. Incremental Development: A Comparison

Incremental and iterative software development models are often used interchangeably when discussing Scrum and agile approaches. Although both methods are part of the development process, they…

Scaling Scrum Guide

Scaling Scrum: A Tactical Guide for the Enterprise

As the scope of software development broadens, software development enterprises are constantly faced with complex problems. This leads to the recruitment of many software developers and…

Sprint Scheduling

Sprint Scheduling Explained: How to Make a Sprint Schedule

The main event during agile methodology is the sprint, the stage where ideas turn into innovation and valuable products come to life.   On one hand, agile…

Epic vs. Story

Epic vs. Story: What’s the Difference and How to Use Each

Getting up to speed with the vocabulary surrounding agile is often challenging. It’s often hard to distinguish fundamental concepts from passing fads. You can also struggle…

Sprint Planning

What Is Sprint Planning? Everything You Need to Get Started

More businesses than ever are adopting agile development methodologies with scrum frameworks. In fact, according to one study, 54% of respondents are now using scrum workflows…

Backlog Grooming

What Is Backlog Grooming and How Do You Do It?

Backlog grooming is a critical part of any agile software development lifecycle. Nearly every software team has much more work than they can do at any…

PLC software

Product Lifecycle Management: A Detailed Guide

To make a software product that withstands the test of time, you need to support it every step of the way.   The best software solutions don’t…

EAI Leader guide

A Leader’s Guide to Enterprise Application Integration

Today’s software development companies have more reasons for enterprise application integration than ever before. In fact, not having a consolidated layout of applications could actually work…

Data Integration

Data Integration 101: Using Metrics To Show Cross-Team Value

Data has become one of the most prized assets in a software delivery process. We can safely claim it to be the lifeline of any operation…

flow metrics

Using Flow Metrics to Measure Value Streams

IT administrators are under enormous pressure to bring software to market in a fast and cost-effective manner. To meet these objectives, IT departments often collect a…

Cuumulative flow

A Product Manager’s Guide to Reading Cumulative Flow

The role of a product manager can be overly taxing if core responsibilities are left to chance. This is exactly the reason that a cumulative flow…

Lead Time vs. Cycle Time: What's the Difference?

Lead Time vs. Cycle Time: What’s the Difference?

A key part of effective agile software team leadership is focusing on the right metrics. There are lots of behaviors that you can measure, but knowing…

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