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  • Running a Successful Daily Stand-up

    Running a Successful Daily Stand-up

    Daily Stand-ups are an integral part of the Scrum framework of project management. Each day, team members get together for a quick meeting—15 minutes max—to discuss progress and plan their day. If you've never held a Daily Stand-up (also referred to as a Daily Scrum)...

  • your-introduction-to-kanban

    Your Introduction to Kanban

    In a recent post, we provided an in-depth introduction to agile methodology and one of it's most popular frameworks, i.e. Scrum. There are tons of agile frameworks available to choose from, like Crystal Clear methods and Extreme Programming (XP), and each having something unique to...

  • Achieving Total Organizational Alignment

    Achieving Total Organizational Alignment

    During a visit to the NASA space center in the 1960's, President John F. Kennedy approached a janitor carrying a broom and introduced himself. He said, "Hi, I'm Jack Kennedy. What are you doing?" "Well, Mr. President," the janitor responded, "I'm helping put a man...

  • 8 Tips to Successfully Transitioning to Agile

    8 Tips for Successfully Transitioning to Agile

    Many companies claim they run an Agile work environment, but most struggle to take the philosophies to heart. If you've ever read the Agile Manifesto, it's probably no surprise implementing aspects of this working style can be a challenge. Disrupting the status quo can be...

  • Effective Cyber Security Requires Team Collaboration

    Effective Cyber Security Requires Team Collaboration

    October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), and there's no better time to discuss the importance of cyber security for your team. That's right; cyber security isn't just for your IT manager or company executives to worry about—cyber security is a team sport. Hardly...

  • Backlog Case Study Groovenauts

    Backlog Case Study: Groovenauts

    Groovenauts, an IT company from Fukuoka, prioritizes individual work styles for their engineers. They have been adopting task management tools such as Backlog to encourage employees to develop personal preferences. We asked about their unique working style and how they collaborate with Backlog. Tell us...

  • Backlog Case Study: I.F.CREATE

    Backlog Case Study: I.F.CREATE

    Backlog made a huge improvement on a previously problematic task sharing issue among I.F.CREATE's production and sales teams. I.F.CREATE Co.,Ltd., an insurance related business, has used Backlog as a project management tool for their web production team since February 2016. By adopting Backlog, they wanted...

  • Your Introduction to Scrum & Agile by Nulab

    Your Introduction to Agile & Scrum

    From the decade that brought us the Selfie, Throwback Thursday, and Manic Pixie Dream Girls, here is another prolific concept born of the early 2000's: Agile. Agile methodology today is one of the most popular and talked-about project management styles amongst software development teams. And...