Tag: Sprints

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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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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How To Test A Web App Properly From A User Perspective

The ways in which a web application is tested and the things that are tested usually depends on where the product is in its life-cycle. For this post, we will primarily focus on testing the application at the front from...

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What is each server for: Dev, Test, UAT, Staging, Demo and Production

In the world of software development, there are processes followed that belong to the software development lifecycle (SDLC). Each task that is taken passes through a step. These processes ensure that the product being worked on has a clear start...

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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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