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The Scrum Ceremonies Used by Agile Teams

Team Communication

The Scrum Ceremonies Used by Agile Teams

Learn how the scrum ceremonies help agile teams plan, work, and communicate efficiently.

Sheekha Singh

Sheekha Singh

February 15, 2022 8 minute read

Distributed Agile: Tips and Best Practices for Global Teams

Productivity & Estimation

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 to improve collaboration and efficiency while building psychological safety and rapport on your team.

Rabo James Bature

Rabo James Bature

February 8, 2022 5 minute read

Scrum Estimation: Tips for Improving Engineering Estimates

Productivity & Estimation

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 improve your team's estimation process and accuracy so you can get your projects back on track.

Nikhila Jain

Nikhila Jain

February 1, 2022 11 minute read

Productivity & Estimation

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 that your team keeps their meetings efficient and effective.

Kasper Siig

Kasper Siig

January 25, 2022 9 minute read

Scrum Metrics Every Team Leader Needs to Track

Productivity & Estimation

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 results from your team.

Cameron Pavey

Cameron Pavey

January 18, 2022 9 minute read

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

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