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A Web Designer’s Guide to Project Schedules

Planning is an essential part of any successful web design project. By outlining the scope of your project at its onset, you will be better equipped …

HBR's Embrace Of Agile

The article, “Embracing Agile,” in the current issue of <i>Harvard Business Review</i> by Darrell K. Rigby, Jeff Sutherland and Hirotaka Takeuchi is a landmark in the history of management, not just the history of Agile and its major variant, Scrum.<p>In 2011, I wrote: “If there was a Nobel Prize for …

Project Management

Evolving to Continuous Testing

As agile development practices mature and DevOps principles infiltrate our corporate cultures, organizations are realizing the distinct opportunity …

Common Sense Agile Scaling (Part 1: Intro)

Agile is all about running experiments and see what works for you. Inspect and adapt. Grow. This also applies to <b>scaling your agile organization</b>. …

The No-Fuss Chart Design Cheat Sheet

Content has become increasingly data-driven. Articles written for every industry are peppered with statistics to attest to the writer’s credibility …

Scrum vs. Kanban: How to combine the best of both methods with Scrumban

Though scrum is by far the most popular agile methodology, in recent years, many organizations have been experiencing issues with it and are moving …

Project Management

How to create a use case diagram | moelgendy blog

In this article, I'll discuss the following:<p>So, without further ado, let's get started.<p>What is a use case diagram? top<p>Use case diagrams represent a …

Git Commands and Best Practices Cheat Sheet

Given the success of both our Java 8 Best Practices Cheat Sheet and our Java 8 Streams Cheat Sheet, it looks like cheat sheets are going to become ‘a …

7 Tools Every Product Management Team Needs

Product managers have mostly been ignored by software vendors. Historically, there were very few purpose-built tools available for them to set strategy, define requirements, plan releases, and create visual roadmaps. This has only recently changed as modern, collaborative, tools have been developed.<p>…

Agile, Scrum, and Kanban: What the Heck Do These Words Really Mean?

When a software developer hears news about a "new JavaScript framework" or a "new IDE," he doesn't need to ask more questions to clarify what it's …

How to Write User Stories for Bugs

I was finishing up a week of training with one of my clients, and by all accounts, it was a stellar week. People were excited and motivated to jump …