De-bugize! Plan bug fixing in Scrum

Are you distressed by the huge amount of defects in the product? In this article, you will learn about what practical possibilities you have in agile teams and managing error correction. One of the first questions that pop up whilst introducing agile is how to deal with errors. Too often I hear an immediate answer: [...]

How to balance business requirements and technical debt?

How to balance business and technology requirements in a product backlog to build a successful product in long term. Product ownership is hard stuff. Very often you feel schizophrenia. Often you play for a customer, but later, suddenly, you have to protect your team. Sometimes you are pushed by the business, later by architects [...]

ScrumDesk Roadmaps are here!

Do you take care of the complex agile project developed with one or more scrum teams?  Are your teams dislocated? Or do you manage product portfolio with the help of ScrumDesk? Now you can do scheduling of the project in ScrumDesk not just with releases or sprints. ScrumDesk Roadmaps are an easy way to plan and schedule [...]

ScrumDesk 3.10: The Sprint Review Report. What has been finished?

Sprint review report Do you want to be prepared for a sprint review session with all information necessary to review your commitments and the status of the outcome? Sprint report is the document that summarizes: Sprint title and goals Sprint start and end dates Information about the team who worked on sprint items Information [...]

ScrumDesk 3.5: Instant Tasks Sync, Cumulative Flow for Kanban, Work logs, History

Instant synchronization of tasks The board is alive finally. Adding new tasks, changing them, moving, cloning, or deleting them will update the Kanban boards of all team members in seconds. Just change them and everybody sees the same. Cumulative Flow Chart The Cumulative Flow Chart enables Scrum Masters to identify gaps in the process. Teams [...]

Free Scrum Guidelines

While being in agile transition, teams look for information on how to do agile correctly. Often the question sounds 'How to DO agile?' We prepared Scrum Guideline that we hope might be helpful to shorten your Agile transformation and stabilize the agile environment sooner. The paper describes all Scrum ceremonies with a focus on [...]

User Stories Relations and Dependencies

The customer asked us an interesting question regarding the relations of stories in ScrumDesk. What ScrumDesk supports now is simple relations tracking solution, the possibility to track, see and print out it in documents. For the first look, some basic functionality in ScrumDesk is missing. The functionality similar to Gantt chart way of relations [...]

ScrumDesk for Windows (retired): Step 4 – Planning Releases in Agile Project

In this step, the Product Owner and development team will try to plan project releases. Who Product Owner Scrum Master Planning in SCRUM SCRUM is based on development in timeboxes called Sprint. Sprint is the time needed to complete selected stories (features, bugs, requirements, tasks,...). The length of the sprint is typically 30 days, [...]

Step 5: Plan sprints

In this step product owner and development team will try to plan project sprints. Who Product Owner Scrum Master Planning in SCRUM In Step 4 Planning product releases we defined sprint as time box for developers to complete selected stories. Product Development Product Backlog Release A Release B Sprint 1 Sprint 2 Sprint 3 ScrumDesk: Planning [...]

ScrumDesk for Windows (retired): Step 8 – Sprint planning meeting

In this step product, owner and development team will plan sprint. Who Product Owner Scrum Master Developers Visitors Sprint planning meeting Development team meats with the product owner on sprint planning meetings. The product owner shows the team his plan for the first sprint. Product owners chose stories by top importance (priority). Planning View [...]

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