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Ask Mr. Agile®: Refactoring architecture seems expensive and dangerous but why do you encourage it?

Ask Mr. Agile®: Refactoring architecture seems expensive and dangerous but why do you encourage it?

What are your agile questions? Whether it’s transitioning from traditional project management, managing vendor contracts, estimation and more, Mr. Agile® has answers. Today’s blog post answers the question: “Refactoring architecture seems expensive and dangerous but why do you encourage it?” Mr. Agile® says, “We encourage emergent architecture because emergent architecture must work in the…”

Ask Mr. Agile®: How does a functional manager contribute to an agile organization?

Ask Mr. Agile®: How does a functional manager contribute to an agile organization?

What are your agile questions? Whether it’s transitioning from traditional project management, managing vendor contracts, estimation and more, Mr. Agile® has answers. Today’s blog post answers the question: “How does a functional manager contribute to an agile organization?” Mr. Agile® says, “If you’re a functional manager and you move into an agile model, it’s really going to benefit you. The reason why is…”

Ask Mr. Agile®: How do you include manual testing in scrum?

Ask Mr. Agile®: How do you include manual testing in scrum?

What are your agile questions? Whether it’s transitioning from traditional project management, managing vendor contracts, estimation and more, Mr. Agile® has answers. Today’s blog post answers the question: “How do you include manual testing in scrum?” Mr. Agile® says, “The first question I would ask is: Why are you doing the manual testing?…”

Utah Digital Government Summit 2019

Utah Digital Government Summit 2019

We’re sponsoring Utah Digital Government Summit 2019. Government Technology’s passion is helping spread best practices and spurring innovation in the public sector.

Ask Mr. Agile®: Can scrum teams change their sprint length?

Ask Mr. Agile®: Can scrum teams change their sprint length?

What are your agile questions? Whether it’s transitioning from traditional project management, managing vendor contracts, estimation and more, Mr. Agile® has answers. Today’s blog post answers the question: “Can scrum teams change their sprint length?” Mr. Agile® says, “They can but it isn’t free…”

CIO Visions Leadership Summit

CIO Visions Leadership Summit

Platinum Edge is proud to sponsor the CIO Visions Leadership Summit. CIO Visions is an invitation-only trade show for IT executives that bridges you to the most compelling solutions and information for your crowning priorities.

Ask Mr. Agile®: How do Gantt charts work with scrum?

Ask Mr. Agile®: How do Gantt charts work with scrum?

What are your agile questions? Whether it’s transitioning from traditional project management, managing vendor contracts, estimation and more, Mr. Agile® has answers. Today’s blog post answers the question: “How do Gantt charts work with scrum?” Mr. Agile® says, “Gantt charts are just a visualization, so I think many times people think that…”

Agile Kick Off Event

Agile Kick Off Event

We’re building community around agile principles and scrum in Nevada. Keep your Scrum Alliance certification active–receive 1 SEU per meetup towards the 20 necessary every 2-years.

Ask Mr. Agile®: How do I justify the need for a dedicated full-time scrum master on each team?

Ask Mr. Agile®: How do I justify the need for a dedicated full-time scrum master on each team?

What are your agile questions? Whether it’s transitioning from traditional project management, managing vendor contracts, estimation and more, Mr. Agile® has answers. Today’s blog post answers the question: “How do I justify the need for a dedicated full-time scrum master on each team?” Mr. Agile® says, “This is actually a very common question that we get, and the reason…”

Make Your Next Project Self-funded

Make Your Next Project Self-funded

A big benefit of agile projects is the capability to have a self-funding project. Waiting to release anything until you have everything limits your ability to gain early market share, realize an early (and compounding) return on investment (ROI), receive early end-customer feedback, and remain relevant in a fast-moving marketplace.

Not Getting to “Done”? How To Define Success in a Sprint

Not Getting to “Done”? How To Define Success in a Sprint

Scrum teams should be purpose-driven in their development. Rather than focusing on how many items get completed during a sprint, the focus should be more on achieving overarching business goals for delivering value to the customer. Scrum is also all about getting to done. There’s no partial credit. Shippable work is either done, or it isn’t.

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