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What Scrum Master does as per Scrum Framework?

What Scrum Master does as per Scrum Framework?

I am not going to write answer for this but will have many questions that probably will help you to understand what Scrum Masters do in Scrum. Some of the questions may be controversial or not applicable to your organization but these do come up during PSM training. Question – Who will help management to understand what’s the meaning of…

Role of Tester in Test Driven Development (TDD)

What is Test Driven Development Test driven development (TDD) was developed by Kent Beck as part of Extreme Programming in late 1990’s. This technique to build software follows three quite simple steps “Repeatedly”– Write a test for the next bit of functionality you want to add. Write the functional code until the test passes. Refactor both new and old code…

How a product owner can maximize the Business value?

How a product owner can maximize the Business value?

Who is Product Owner? The Product Owner as per the definition is the owner of the product.  She should have a clear vision of product that she is leading.  She should be knowledgeable about the product domain. The Product Owner should know what to develop as per the needs of the business or customer.  The product owner comes up with the…

Start your Scrum journey – Tips for setting up new scrum teams

IT industry is undergoing with rapid implementation of scrum framework in software projects. Scrum masters and coaches come across the situation to set up a new scrum team. I have got an opportunity of training and setting up scrum teams and perform as scrum master for the same teams. I am sharing my experiences and checklist to kick-start Scrum with you teams. 1. Assess the…

Who is agile coach? Let’s hear from a coach

Who is agile coach? Let’s hear from a coach

I got an opportunity to interact with Ankit Tandon to understand what is agile coaching, what’s needed to be a successful coach and lot more. Ankit is working as Scrum Master/Agile Coach with Citi Bank in Pune. You can connect with Ankit here. What makes a good agile coach? I would say, ability to understand humans well, thorough practical in…

Why Agile Software Development?

  This is the common question which I hear during my agile training that why we need to shift from waterfall to agile software development.  Agile Software Development enables organization to respond quickly to market needs and sustain in competitive environment.  It helps to increase the agility of organization and plan quickly as market changes. Agile Software development is only…

Agile 30 – Agile coach and trainer development program

Agile 30 is a mentorship program for a group of 30 people inspired by Super 30, aimed at giving participants expertise at becoming good coaches and trainers in the agile space. Core focus area is group learning, creating a platform for sharing knowledge, creating opportunities for co-training and co-coaching. Program will help in enhancing skills in the area of training,…

What kind of agile coach I am?

What is Agile Coaching for me? Coaching involves activities that help organization/team to adopt agreed practices to be agile in order to achieve stated goal. Agile coaching work includes activities such as helping to adopt agile values by true facilitation, setting up processes in agreement with leaders as servant leaders, working with development team and management as facilitator, helping to…

List of software required for DevOps workshop with download link

I use below for workshop. Additionally you can choose to have Chef and Puppet but I will not be covering in 2 days of workshop. Eclipse Neon (if you are not a Microsoft Developer) – https://www.eclipse.org/downloads/ GIT – https://git-scm.com/downloads Maven – https://maven.apache.org/download.cgi Jenkins – https://jenkins.io/ Oracle Virtual Box – https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads Vagrant – https://www.vagrantup.com/ SonarQube – https://www.sonarqube.org/downloads/ Docker – https://www.docker.com/products/overview  

Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) example – Gherkin, SpecFlow and Nunit for Microsoft Platform (.Net/C#)

Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) example – Gherkin, SpecFlow and Nunit for Microsoft Platform (.Net/C#)

What is Acceptance Test Driven Development? ATDD is development methodology which promote good collaboration between business and technology group. There are many similar methodologies which works more or less same way like Behavior Driven Development (BDD), Example Driven Development (EDD) and Specification by Examples etc. ATDD is extended on TDD that emphasis on developers, testers and business collaboration. ATDD encompasses…