What is “Done” in a Sprint?
When discussing Scrum Sprints, we mention the importance of establishing the Definition of Done for each Sprint. Since each phase is designed to let the team create a fully functioning releasable product at the end of each Sprint, it is absolutely vital to have a clear definition of what will mark the completion of the…read more
Is Scrum Just for Software Development Companies?
Both the Agile and Scrum methodologies were created by software developers to help them improve upon the department-based production techniques common in the industry. These techniques wasted time, cost employers more, and made fixing problems on the fly nearly impossible. As a result, most of the jargon used in official Agile and Scrum communications is…read more
Velocity and Sprint Productivity
In every Scrum project, work is performed by the Scrum Team in short phases, known as Sprints. Each Sprint focuses on creating a usable product, ready to be implemented by the completion of the Sprint. Since each phase of the product development process is rife with challenges and problems, it can be difficult to determine…read more
How Can Agile Methodologies Improve Your Business?
Agile Strategic Solutions wants to help software developers make the most of their production process. To this end, we offer several different certification classes to better help you and your company make the most of each project. Recently, we’ve offered a certification class for the Scaled Agile Framework, where experienced Agile and industry professionals will…read more
Scrum Training Continues After Your Certification Class
Agile Strategic Solutions has offered Certified ScrumMaster training sessions and ongoing support for those who enroll. While our training sessions are short, two-day classes, the amount of information we convey during our sessions will set you up for success in the implementation of Scrum Management. At Agile Strategic Solutions, we believe that becoming certified in…read more
Waterfall vs the Scrum Method
When you’re looking to improve your company’s development process in order to increase speed and communication across teams, you have a number of options available. From Agile Methods to Waterfall methodology, each option will benefit your business in different ways. Today, we’ll take a look at the differences between Waterfall and Scrum methods. …read more
The Difference Between Scrum and Agile
One of the most frequently asked questions we receive from individuals wishing to enroll in one of our classes concerns the difference between Scrum and Agile methods. In this post, we’ll take a look at the differences between the two methods and discuss how each one is best applied to your development team. Scrum…read more
Scrum Management Can Improve Teamwork!
In today’s industry, many companies focus on individual responsibilities, letting each department, team, or employee focus on their designated tasks without cooperation or collaboration with the larger team. When implementing Scrum Management into your workplace, the emphasis on teamwork can be the largest hurdle to overcome. Why is Teamwork so Hard? After years or…read more
Why Become an Agile Certified Practitioner?
If you’re looking for ways to advance your career, job-related certifications can help you move to the next level. At Agile Strategic Solutions, our Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) training program will give you the tools you need to implement an intuitive workflow process that benefits your entire team. Here are a few of the benefits…read more
What is a Release Train?
At Agile Strategic Solutions, we specialize in training individuals to be certified in Scrum Management. While we strongly believe that Scrum management can benefit your business, even outside of software development, we also offer training in the Scaled Agile Framework. Within the framework, we’ll teach you how to implement the release train to properly schedule…read more