What’s the difference between Agile testing and Traditional testing?

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Join us for a brief look into the worlds of Traditional vs Agile testing. Testers working on Traditional teams Traditionally testers are only involved right at the end of the SDLC/PDLC value chain. They had no inputs into the writing of the requirements. During development they didn’t have the opportunity to quickly pick up ‘issues’ […]

Four Phases to Deliver Value on Agile Projects – Agile Initiate Project Phase – Phase 2/4

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The Agile Initiate Project Phase In the previous article we looked at the Concept phase of Agile projects. In this article we look at the Initiate phase. The goal of the Initiate phase is to confirm feasibility, and design and plan for development. The initiate phase is about Understanding quality goals of the product Defining key […]

Four Phases to Deliver Value on Agile Projects – The Concept phase – phase 1/4

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Four phases to deliver value on Agile projects Briefly listed, the phases that we will be discussing in this series of four articles are: Concept phase – which is where we outline the goals, outcomes and justification for the initiative. Initiate phase – where we identify the foundations of the solution, build an initial prioritized backlog and […]

Prioritizing Using the Purpose Alignment Model

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Purpose Alignment Model Background & Use The Purpose Alignment Model was created by Nick Nickolaisen and is therefore also called the Nickolaisen Model. The model is used to help people prioritize work based on purpose. It helps us define the purpose of product or project work that we are considering. When we know the purpose […]

The Importance of the Agile Product Roadmap

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Many teams jump into product development with only a vision in their midst. With the vision floating around, teams dissipate and start creating user stories through scoping sessions with product value teams, which includes customers, business counterparts, end users etc. Although the product vision is necessary, it is not sufficient to start a program right. […]

Critical Success Factors for Agile Transformation (part 1)

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Part of the ‘Designing and Implementing a Successful Agile Transformation’ series of posts. Agile Transformation Critical Success Factors Vision An Agile Transformation, as with any change initiative or project, starts off with a vision. The person with this vision has seen the extraordinary results that Lean thinking and Agile Principles and Values bring to an […]