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Scrum or Kanban—Which Is Better?[magazine]

In this FAQ column, Arlen Bankston defines the roles of Scrum and Kanban, how the two agile methodologies can be complementary, each ideal for different situations, or they can be blended to achieve the desired outcome.

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'Tis the Season for Annual Planning: How to Have a Jollier Experience This Year[article]

One of the primary goals of annual planning is to translate aspirational strategic plans into realistic execution plans. Sadly, rather than delivering plans we can all feel good about and believe in, too often it leaves us depressed about the work ahead of us. This article shares five practical principles to remove the emotions associated with annual planning.

Catherine Connor's picture Catherine Connor
Testing in the Agile Age: An Interview with Alon Girmonsky[interview]
Podcast

In this interview, BlazeMeter founder and CEO, Alon Girmonsky, digs into why modern businesses must adopt agile methodologies. He talks about the advantages agile has over waterfall as well as how shorter iteration windows within the testing process affect manual hand-offs.

Josiah Renaudin's picture Josiah Renaudin
Agile Transition and Managing the Testing Process: An Interview with Samir Shah[interview]
Podcast

In this interview, Zephyr founder and CEO, Samir Shah, discusses how to make the agile transition as either a big or small company. He also digs into the changing nature of test management, as well as the times when you really need to automate your testing. 

Josiah Renaudin's picture Josiah Renaudin
Are You Done or Done-Done?[magazine]

Probably one of the most frustrating roles a manager has to master is how to know the true status of work being performed. To a developer, completing 80 percent of the work may be good enough, but is it  even close to being really done? Masha Nehme shows techniques you can use to verify task completion.

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