Posts Tagged ‘agile’

How to Write Great Agile User Stories

Published by on March 10, 2016.
user stories

User stories are a valued component of agile or scrum development. In project management, user stories helps keep teams focused on the end goal of “why” a feature is needed. It also helps to provide a deeper context for everyone working on sub-items related to a larger feature. Writing user stories for agile or scrum is […]

5 Scrum Meeting Best Practices: Master the Daily Stand-Up

Published by on March 2, 2016.
scrum meeting

The scrum meeting, aka the daily stand-up, is the 15 minute meeting that makes product development teams more productive and efficient.  Yet, sometimes the scrum meeting gets a bad rap. Some even argue it’s an outdated practice and a waste of time. We disagree. So do most of our customers at Sprintly who run agile processes. We’ve all found that this meeting style […]

Startups and Agile: 4 Things that Work

Published by on February 3, 2016.
Startups and Agile

At Sprintly, a good percentage of our customers are startups (or agencies that work closely with startups). I’ve spent the past few weeks talking to many of them about what’s working and not working in their product delivery process. It’s interesting to me how much I see repeating patterns across these teams. Here are 4 […]

No more sticky notes

Published by on October 23, 2015.
Agile sticky notes software for Scrum

Agile consultants love sticky notes. I think it’s because using sticky notes, during the initial agile training, makes for a great group activity. Everyone is sitting at the table, writing out user stories. Each person gets a turn to go up to the wall and stick their note. Everyone gets to collaborate with the prioritization. […]

Sprintly Among Favorite UIs

Published by on March 27, 2014.

Sprintly was recently recognized by Software Advice as one of the top five favorite user interfaces in agile project management. Software Advice researched 100s of project management interfaces, selected their top five favorite and in the review called Sprintly’s interface “remarkably attractive.” I had a chance to catch up with author Noel Radley to ask her a few questions […]