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Using Jira for Scrum Teams

Productivity & Estimation

Using Jira for Scrum Teams

Organizing, maintaining, and managing an agile team can be huge, complicated work. Learn how you can use Jira with your team to more easily and continuously deliver quality software to customers and clients.

Sheekha Singh

Sheekha Singh

January 11, 2022 7 minute read

The Complete Guide to Effective Virtual Meetings

Team Communication

The Complete Guide to Effective Virtual Meetings

Good communication is vital to an organization’s success, and virtual meetings play an essential role in achieving that. But you can’t simply transfer in-person meeting methods to the virtual world. By using the proper equipment, skills, preparation, and culture, you can make sure your virtual meetings are effective.

Sabine Wojcieszak

Sabine Wojcieszak

January 4, 2022 8 minute read

The Scrum Board’s Role in Agile Development

Productivity & Estimation

The Scrum Board’s Role in Agile Development

Scrum boards offer a quick visual and interactive display of a project’s progress, allowing the entire team to be on the same page about the day-to-day work that needs to get done.

Kumar Harsh

Kumar Harsh

December 21, 2021 8 minute read

7 Ground Rules for Virtual Meetings

Team Communication

7 Ground Rules for Virtual Meetings

Use these 7 ground rules to keep your virtual meetings efficient and productive.

Daniel Olaogun

Daniel Olaogun

December 14, 2021 5 minute read

Using Stakeholder Meetings to Align Your Product Team

Team Communication

Using Stakeholder Meetings to Align Your Product Team

Building a product is hard work, especially when you’re building with a team. If you ensure that your product team is aligned from the start, you’ll have a better chance of successfully developing that product. Holding regular stakeholder meetings is one of the most effective ways to make sure that happens.

Keanan Koppenhaver

Keanan Koppenhaver

December 7, 2021 6 minute read

Avoiding Bad Meetings and What to Do When You’re in One

Team Communication

Avoiding Bad Meetings and What to Do When You’re in One

There are a lot of ways that meetings can go wrong. If you find a meeting is becoming unproductive, take a breath and use these tips to steer your team back onto the right track.

Veronica Stork

Veronica Stork

November 30, 2021 7 minute read

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