Tag: Agile

5 Tips To Help You Become An Agile Scrum Expert

So you want to become an Agile Scrum expert? Maybe you’re already doing scrum and want to improve your skills or you’re transitioning from one role to the other or you’re simply looking for a career change. Whatever the reason,...

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Top Challenges Project Managers Face Today

Overseeing a project is a big responsibility. Projects have many moving parts and varying levels of risks. A project manager not only has to focus on a project as a whole, but they also have to deal with the day-to-day...

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Why Committing To Sprint Goals Is Important

At Grata, our sprints are usually two weeks long but other companies may have longer or shorter sprints. A sprint is a time-boxed period of time in which work needs to be completed and ready for review. Every sprint is usually planned...

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Grata Software Recognized for Excellent Development!

It is with great pleasure that we share some exciting news, we now have a profile on Clutch! Clutch is a Washington, D.C. based B2B ratings and reviews platform that uses market research and client interviews to recognize outstanding firms...

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In the News: Kanban Vs Scrum

This article was shared with me after our Project Manager, Donna, read through it an thought to share it with the team! I am sure glad she did. It's always great to get a quick refresher and remember as they said...

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Why To Groom Your Backlog

The term backlog is used for teams who follow the Agile methodologies such as Scrum. When work tasks are planned and created they need to live somewhere so they can be accessed later when it’s time to work on them....

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What Is The Best FREE (mium) Cross-Platform Collaboration Software With No Harsh Limitations?

We find Trello to be effective for our teams.  We've been using it for over a year without paying any fees and we're managing several projects or boards simultaneously. We've integrated it into Slack, which is a great internal project...

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What Are The Best And Worst Decisions You’ve Ever Made As A Start-Up CEO?

Acting like someone I'm not. In my previous startups, which were more than 10 years ago, I was young and naive. I used to think that to have a business you needed to be a certain way. I read a...

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Why are sprints beneficial in product development?

Before understanding the benefits of sprints in product development, it is first important to know and understand what a sprint is. In Agile development, a sprint is a short, usually 2-week block of time in which a well-defined set of...

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Why You Should Consider Being A Lazy Product Manager

So you're telling me I need to do less not more? But that doesn't make sense! There are many more features, new clients, new needs and requests that we need to tackle asap! I can't be lazy at my job...

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