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Can Agile and Scrum be applied to non-software teams?

Is Agile older than the Internet? Software development anthropologist Gerald Weinberg, the author of The Psychology of Computer Programming and Introduction to General Systems Thinking, remembered introducing incremental development for the first time in 1957 in Los Angeles at IBM. Evolutionary and adaptive approaches emerged in the early 1970s, and all the methods that are now described as Agile have been in use since […]

Dzmitry Hryb

13 August 2020 • 20 min read

Agile & DevOps

Make your team agile with Jira Software – Kanban

Agile continues to be a buzzword among project managers who are looking for new ways to organize their projects and teams. But agile is a set of methodologies that all differ from one another and require completely different tools for support. In this article, I wanted to take a closer look at a core method […]

Katarzyna Dorosz-Zurkowska

23 October 2018 • 9 min read

Atlassian

Fast-Moving Projects #5 – How to deal with the most serious cross-team collaboration challenge

The process used to visualize the flow of tasks on your Kanban board must specify what criteria need to be met for the task to be marked as done. But it’s not only about that. The status criteria must also be clear, e.g., ready for testing, ready for the receipt, etc. Everyone must be aware […]

Bogdan Górka

17 September 2018 • 8 min read

Atlassian

Fast-Moving Projects #4 – Workflow and Process

If you want to see how your team’s tasks are going on the Kanban board you have to determine what steps they need to pass along the way toward completion. In the absolutely minimal version, two task states can be set: Open and Closed. That is obviously not enough. It’s more about you looking at […]

Bogdan Górka

13 September 2018 • 5 min read

Atlassian

5 ways how Jira helps in team leadership

Team empowerment and collaboration are at the forefront of our minds these days. But when we talk about tools that help teams work on projects together, we sometimes forget that the same platforms play a critical role in team leadership. In fact, as much as we would like to imagine genuinely empowered teams where each […]

Katarzyna Dorosz-Zurkowska

30 July 2018 • 11 min read