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Productivity & Estimation
Scrum Tools and Best Practices
Scrum is a simple framework, but it takes deliberate practice and motivation to master it. Learn which tools make it easy to implement with your team.
Using Kanban in Software Development
If you’re looking to get started with applying a project management methodology to your workflow, Kanban might be just what you need. It’s relatively easy to…
Understanding the Agile Triangle’s Role in Product Development
Learn how the agile triangle helps teams better manage the quality, value, and constraints of their projects.
Agile Engineering Best Practices
Agile engineering preaches being efficient and responsive to change in order to develop the best product. Learn its best practices and how they can enable yo…
Learn about story point estimation, the problems it solves compared to time-based estimation, and how best to implement it with your team.
Distributed Agile: Tips and Best Practices for Global Teams
A distributed team enables you to draw from a much larger talent pool but can come with some challenges, especially in an Agile environment. Use these tips t…
Scrum Estimation: Tips for Improving Engineering Estimates
Accurate estimation is critical for managing project timelines and stakeholder expectations. Yet many teams struggle to do it effectively. Use these tips to …
Scrum Templates for Running Effective Meetings
Having set meetings is one of the pillars of using Scrum, but for Scrum to work well, the meetings have to be productive. Utilize these templates to ensure t…
Scrum Metrics Every Team Leader Needs to Track
Using Scrum with your team and want to know how you’re performing? Learn which metrics are most important to track and why so that you can get the best resul…
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 …
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 …
5 Best Practices for Effective Team Meetings
Meetings don’t have to be something your team dreads or tries to avoid. The key is to make them effective and worthwhile. Check out these 5 best practices to…
Project Management on a Remote Team
Project management is hard. It can be even harder on a remote team. Learn to successfully manage a project while embracing the freedom and independence that …
Increasing Focus With No Meeting Days (or Weeks!)
In a world where it’s accepted that meetings are bad yet unavoidable, what’s the solution? How can we balance making time to get things done with the need to…
Project Management with GitLab
GitLab is great for teams looking to manage the entire DevOps lifecycle inside of a single platform, with many teams using its project management features in…
Project Management with GitHub
Struggling to manage projects in GitHub? Learn how to use its features alongside third party tools to get organized and effectively run a project in GitHub.
Comparing Scrum, Kanban, and Lean Methodologies
There are multiple Agile approaches available to use, but when and how to use them depends on your product, team, and goals.
Everything You Need to Know About Standups
Whether you’re new to standup meetings or just looking to make them more effective, we’ve got you covered.
A Comparison of Waterfall and Agile Methods
Learn the advantages and disadvantages of Waterfall and Agile methods so you can choose the one that’s right for your team.
The Rituals of Agile Development
Learn about the history, terminology, process, and rituals behind the agile development methodology.
Time to Think
To accomplish something meaningful, you must fight back against constant distractions and get into a state of deep work.
On Meetings and Wasting Time
Human progress comes from collaboration. People don’t hate meetings necessarily, they just hate having their time wasted.