Agile to “Be” or “Do”?

If you are reading this, you already know that Scrum has three roles: Product Owner, ScrumMaster, and the Development team members. These three roles make or break Scrum, having a crucial role in delivering successful products. These Scrum roles are often different from official job titles, meaning that the development team, for example, can be … Read more

How to Cultivate and Nurture Self Organizing Teams

Self-organized teams in an organization is not a new concept, this management approach has been used years ago, even in the previous century, and it is becoming increasingly popular nowadays with emerging software development methodologies. This concept has increased its popularity after the broader adoption of Agile. If we are to look into the Agile … Read more

Scrum Master and Product Owner – Can They Be the Same Person?

If you’ve experimented with Scrum before, you’re likely familiar with the Scrum Master and Product Owner roles. In case you’re not, here’s a quick breakdown: the Scrum Masters are responsible for improving and maximizing the productivity of the Scrum Team. They have three essential priorities – support the Product Owner, support the Development Team, and … Read more

The Journey from Developer to Scrum Master

The roles in Scrum are quite different from other traditional software methods. Given the flexibility and adaptive approach of Scrum, as team members, we get the opportunity to experience new responsibilities and broaden our skills. For example, one can start as a Developer and then migrate to a Scrum Master role, while another can transition … Read more

Top Tools Used by Scrum Masters in the Industry

The Scrum framework can open doors to endless possibilities for problem-solving. It can help Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and the Development Team make decisions quickly, incorporate customer feedback efficiently, and keep everyone on the same page. As a Scrum Master, when it comes to knocking on the right door for the best Scrum tools, the … Read more

Strategic Project Management – Are You Using It?

There is more to effective project management than meeting deadlines, budget, and scope. Achieving strategic goals and delivering real value is only possible through competent project management that is guided by and aligned with an organization’s strategy.  In today’s fast-changing business environment, organizations formulate and execute a strategy to meet new challenges, improve service delivery, … Read more

Story Points: Revolutionizing Marketing Efficiency and Team Dynamics

In an age where adaptability is synonymous with survival, the agile approach has transcended its software development confines, offering marketing teams a robust framework to thrive in fluctuating markets. This article will explore the integration of agile methodologies—specifically story point estimation—into marketing operations, its alignment with development processes, and its broader implications for project management. … Read more