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  • Your Introduction to the Agile Roadmap

    Your Introduction to the Agile Roadmap

    One of the biggest misconceptions new Agile teams have is that they're supposed to entirely abandon the concept of a roadmap for the sake of constant adaptability. This couldn't be farther from the truth. Agile teams still have roadmaps, long-term plans, and commitments. The difference...

  • Running Your First Spring Planning Meeting

    Running Your First Spring Planning Meeting

    Spring Planning is an integral part of setting your team up for a successful Sprint. Without the appropriate amount of work and understanding of the goals, a Sprint can quickly derail, and your team can lose focus. Luckily, these meetings are fairly easy to master...

  • 4 Tips for Avoiding Bad Project Management Habits

    As a project manager, forming good work habits is essential for running a high-performing team. It's always easier to prevent issues rather than treat them, so before bad habits have the chance to set in, establish these beneficial practices. Don't let negativity bring down your team Your...

  • The Role of the Product Owner

    The Role of the Product Owner

    Finding the right Product Owner for your Scrum Team can be a challenge. This person needs a unique set of skills and knowledge to be successful in the role. For first time Product Owners, the responsibilities can feel overwhelming. Ultimately, the vision of the Product...

  • Three Popular Ways to Run a Productive Retrospective

    Three Popular Ways to Run a Productive Retrospective

    Continuous improvement is one of the biggest benefits of working in an Agile work environment, and in the Scrum framework, the driver of improvement is the Retrospective. Retrospectives are ceremonies held at the end of each Sprint where team members collectively analyze how things went...