Category Archives for Agile

Problems with story point estimates

Story point estimates have become standard in agile and Scrum. There are a number of problems with these estimates, however. This article will explain what they are, and what the alternatives are. Where do story points come from? The history of story points is a little unclear. Ron Jeffries’ name often comes up. He claims […]

Continue reading

How To Fund an Early Stage Business

(This is a contributed post) Funding an early stage business can be a challenge, particularly with the current economic climate, as the majority of people are unable to get a loan from their bank in order to start a business today unless it is secured on their property; and many people aren’t in the position […]

Continue reading

Improve Employee Collaboration With These Remarkable Tips

(This is a contributed post) We all know that two heads are better than one. When we come together and bounce ideas off each other, we often find that we can be a lot more productive in an office environment. And, by setting teams on a task together rather than allocating it to just one […]

Continue reading

Downsize Your Office & Boost Productivity

(This is a contributed post) There’s nothing more exciting than expansion as a business. Growth has always been something to strive for in the business world, particularly as growth often equals more profit, more demand and more success for your company. While there was always the illusion that a large and fancy office meant that […]

Continue reading

The Steps to a Successful Side Hustle

(This is a contributed post) If you’ve always wanted to work from home, but have held yourself back until now because you’ve been confused by all the options or perhaps fearful to take the plunge, this article is here to offer some easy steps to make your side hustle a success. STEP ONE: DECIDE WHAT […]

Continue reading

It’s not about the tools and processes…

tools and processes

I’ve been reading Quora lately, and despairing. Nearly every question about Agile there is in this format: “What tool is the best for doing {X} in Agile?”. This is disappointing. What happened to the Agile Manifesto? That bit where it says “People and interactions over processes and tools”? People seem to have forgotten the lesson – […]

Continue reading

Fun Ways You Can Make More Of A Business Event

When it comes to business, you can often be wondering what ways you can make your brand more well known. You might think about social media, and ensuring you advertise your brand as often as possible. You may even think about your logo design and the things you want to do within your business, however, a […]

Continue reading

Keep Up Momentum: The Importance Of Your Office Environment

(This is a contributed post) Whether you own an internet-based company, or are in charge of a warehouse; running a business of any size is a challenge for today’s entrepreneur. There are few things more important than your team around you, as they are the ones working hard to drive your business towards success and […]

Continue reading

The Secret To Giving The Perfect Business Presentation

(This is a contributed post) Business presentations are the perfect way to convey ideas to colleagues; whether you’re trying to start a new project or you’re a business owner trying to find the capital to expand you need to be able to give a proper presentation. While you might think that giving a great presentation […]

Continue reading

Agile Metrics: the Ultimate Guide

agile metrics ultimate guide

This guide has everything you need to know about agile metrics. So if you want to understand all the different metrics you can measure and how to use them, you’re in the right place. It will cover every possible metrics you would possibly want to use, and tell you what they mean, when you should […]

Continue reading