Tag: Scrum

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. Maybe 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 has to focus on a project as a whole. Such as, the day-to-day tasks of the project that affect schedule,...

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Why Committing To Sprint Goals Is Important

At Grata, our agile sprint usually is about 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...

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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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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?

Trying to be the CEO and acting like someone I'm not. In my previous startups, which were more than 10 years ago, I was young and naive. Previously, I used to think that to have a business you needed to...

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Why are sprints beneficial in product development?

Before understanding the benefits of sprints in product development, you must first 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 tasks are...

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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 as a product...

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A Day in the Life of Agile Project Management

Here at Grata, our daily routines tend to change from day-to-day. However, depending on our main role, there are similarities in what we do daily. When it comes to managing an Agile project, there are processes that are followed to...

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Common Risks in Agile Projects and How to Deal with Them

All agile projects have some degree of risk involved. The risk could have a high to low impact on the project. The risk could be positive or negative, helpful or harmful and internal or external. How you plan for risks...

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