Until a few years ago, Scrum was considered the most efficient way of software development, but the method has started losing popularity, especially in its pure form (without elements taken from other methods, such as Kanban). As the world of software continuously evolves, it is becoming clear that the engineers of today need something different. […]
Daily stand-up meetings are a common occurrence in some companies, especially those that are technology-based. Depending on what company you work for, and the person calling the meeting, these meetings might also be called daily stand ups, daily huddles or agile meetings. There are many benefits to calling a stand-up meeting rather than a traditional […]
Introduction According to the English dictionary, flow is the action, or fact, of moving along in a steady, continuous stream. In business terms, flow is when value is created for the customer through meaningful work. Explicit in this definition of flow is that both the customer, that has a need or demand, as well as […]
In the world of business, leaders must maximize efficiency, eliminate waste, even out roadblocks, and keep productions flowing in accordance with demand. Once a business venture takes flight, however, a lot of different people get involved, each with their own knowledge, talent and methods for getting things accomplished. In order to ensure flow and consistency […]
In our dynamic world, changes are inevitable. The ones who embrace them are those being step ahead from the competition. Being able to observe changes in realtime is something Kanbanize could help you with. How? WebSockets Technology In the modern client-server applications, the Browsers have kicked out the old fat UI clients. However, there were […]
This could have been quite a prolonged and detailed article discussing Agile and Lean and talking about the main approaches like Scrum, Kanban and Scrumban. For the sake of being able to easily visualize the concept and be as clear as possible, I’ll narrow it down to just answering one simple question…. Are there BURNDOWN CHART REPORTS in […]
The traditional waterfall approach to building software (and other things) has been anathematized as being the worst thing that can happen to a company and has practically been banned from the industry for good. Its successor – agile has been discovered and promoted as the only way to do things properly. Is this applicable to everyone?
Many Kanbanize users are software guys that have been practicing SCRUM for a while and for some reason (which we all understand very well) want to move to Kanban. Ex-scrummers, you’re on the right track to be looking for something new. For more details how to do things better, check the article itself.
SCRUM is awesome. We love it for its clarity and the invaluable help in the war against waterfall (not that waterfall is so bad, but this is a topic for another post). Scrum makes things somewhat easier – we don’t have to plan two years ahead, we don’t need to write specifications, we just code and get things done. Wonderful, isn’t it?
Yes, but it doesn’t work…