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Jul

Scrum Methods: Defining the User Role

Software development teams new to Scrum often struggle with writing user stories.  And the biggest challenge is usually incurred right from the beginning; defining the user role.  While this can be challenging in any type of development, it is especially difficult in systems development.  Defining the user roles for application software is fairly straightforward, but user roles for systems software is often more complicated. Read more »

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Jul

Scrum Methods: User Story Authorship

Scrum is not just a change in methodology; it is a change in culture. It is not simply a practice of iterative development; it embraces the principles defined in the Agile Manifesto and places the customer at the center of product development. For organizations that adhere to Agile practices, their highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software.1 Read more »