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April 19, 2016
At its core, agile project management is an empirical approach to projects, focused on incremental delivery of highest business value through: Scope flexibility Iterative planning, development and testing Continuous improvement of product and process...
January 10, 2013
The most efficient and effective method of conveying information to and within a development team is face-to-face conversation. – Agile Principle #6   The sixth Agile Principle addresses communications management on an agile project team,...
January 10, 2013
Build projects around motivated individuals. Give them the environment and support they need, and trust them to get the job done. – Agile Principle #5 The fifth Agile Principle focuses on the project team and emphasizes the importance of trust,...
December 18, 2012
Business people and developers must work together daily throughout the project. – Agile Principle #4 As we continue our review of the principles behind the Agile Manifesto, we come to principles 4-6. These principles focus on the project team and...
December 18, 2012
Platinum Edge, Inc. was pleased to attend the Young Legends Youth Technology Conference in Diamond Bar, CA on December 1, 2012. The objective of the conference was to expose middle and high school students to various areas of technology with the goal...
December 18, 2012
A Certified Scrum Developer certification– known as the CSD – is a technical certification offered by the Scrum Alliance. The CSD is for people who have, according to the Scrum Alliance, "demonstrated through a combination of formal...
November 13, 2012
One question that comes up, both with our students and our coaching clients, is this: Where do business analysts fit into agile projects? Business analysts – or BAs – often find themselves in one of three roles on an agile project: the...
November 11, 2012
Deliver working software frequently, from a couple of weeks to a couple of months, with a preference to the shorter time scale.   – Agile Principle #3   The third Agile Principle rounds out the customer-focused principle group and...
November 7, 2012
Welcome changing requirements, even late in development. Agile processes harness change for the customer's competitive advantage. – Agile principle #2   This principle stresses the importance of embracing change on your projects. On agile...
May 4, 2012
Scrum is one of the most popular agile project management frameworks today. It has three roles: the product owner, the development team and the scrum master. The scrum master is responsible for ensuring the proper environment for the development team,...
December 31, 2009
Ninety-five percent of companies are adopting agile approaches for building products (according to the 10th Annual State of Agile Report). Industries outside of software now make up the majority. Companies want to become agile because agile values and...