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Where would CI/CD project fit within Scrum?

A development team wants to automate deployment and testing. How would this be placed in the Sprint Backlog? And, how does this relate to Scrum Goal? e.g. CI/CD could be large enough that it could ...
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Should feature teams be specialized by business stream?

For context, The company provides a subscription for goods to both B2C and B2B markets. The B2B's distinctive aspects is that client require billing to be a lot more detailed, they oversee a lot more ...
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Release Manager vs Delivery Manager. What's different about the roles?

So I have this confusion about the roles of Release Manager and Delivery Manager. I thought they were the same thing but apparently I'm incorrect in believing that. From what I could piece together, ...
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How to manage time and resources efficiently? [closed]

I am new to resource management and I wanted to improve the time management of my team in handling tasks/projects. Do you have best practice to follow on giving out tasks or on planning the resources ...
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Is it a good idea to integrate product management and development tasks in one Jira project?

I am considering streamlining all product-related pipelines, from discovery to delivery, into one Jira Project. My idea is to use boards to have issues and tasks flowing forward and being separated ...
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How to ensure adherence to coding standards

We have a coding standards document that contains standards for SQL. In the last sprint, there were some standards that were missed by the Developer, and also missed by the Reviewer. We just had a ...
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Job title suggestions for a Product Owner role of SaaS product

I understand the difference between a Product Owner and Product Manager roles but have read that these are really roles and not job titles. Does anyone have any suggestions for job titles for a ...
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Salary expectations for Product Owner role overseeing 3 SaaS products [closed]

Background I have worked at a company in the United Kingdom for 4+ years and for the last year have worked under a Product Owner for 3 SaaS products. An opportunity has arisen were I have been offered ...
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Example of change management approach in PMBOK

I'm reading the book OnHome - A Project Manager book of Forms, which provide forms of document in PMBOK. But I'm stuck at understanding this part called Change management approach. It said "...
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Is it possible to be a Scrum Master without any technical experience?

I am an engineering (IT) graduate and right now I am pursuing masters in Computer Science & Engineering. I have teaching experience in computer and engineering fields, but now I am planning to ...
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How to split responsibility of a product page?

In our organisation, the responsibility is divided based on modules. Let's take an example of an auto portal product page where the product page consists of many different modules owned by different ...
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Long long filenames and short short text files 13 chrs or less — Powerful — anybody want to explore the idea [closed]

I have a very small file named. A very small text file with just SpectateSwamp in it is 13 bytes.txt How quick to search a directory of these files and do something wild with these fast fast files. ...
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What does team's velocity measure?

Velocity is an average amount of estimated sizes of PBIs completed by Development Team in a Sprint. It's not an average amount of real PBI's sizes completed by Development Team in a Sprint. I don't ...
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Usable or usefull increments in Scrum?

Two-week Product Increment can be usable, but not very usefull. So does PO need to attend every Sprint Demo? Let's say that a feature is mostly related to adding a new function to a backend. We need a ...
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What is the concept behind adding dummy activity in network diagrams?

Really confused in this. When to use dummy activity exactly? Can someone elaborate with examples. I have been solving a lot of problems related to this and the more I solve new problems, the more ...
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How should revenue be factored in to a project's RICE score?

I'm just now trying out the RICE prioritization framework and liking it so far. For most customer / client facing projects it's easy to understand and use. For internal projects (ie getting developers ...
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Distinguishing “assignee” and “watcher” tasks in JIRA

I want to create a custom filter for displaying JIRA issues, and I am interested in two sorts of tasks: Tasks where I am the assignee and are unresolved. Tasks I am watching. So the filter I have ...
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How can I scale project duration in MS Project?

In MS Project, how can I apply a uniform scale to all durations? For instance if my project was allowed to be done in twice as much time, how would I double the duration of all tasks?
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In Scrum how do we maintain a small numer of end-to-end and UI tests (Test Pyramid)?

Scrum Teams often write automated tests for User Story's Acceptance Criteria. So every sprint the number of these tests increases. I suppose that many of these tests use browser testing frameworks ...
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Are development and testing of a feature done at the same time in Scrum?

Let's suppose a Scrum team needs to implement a new feature. Do QA engineers write automated tests for the feature at the same time as developers write code for the feature? In other words, QA ...
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Is this a trick assignment with Release Planning ? Any comments is much appreciated [closed]

I am fairly new to PM world. I have been given an assignment/quiz but I am struggling with this because, it doesn't seem like an agile project rather Waterfall project with Agile terms thrown in and ...
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Best practice: best place to track ad-hoc, ongoing work

I've recently taken over a project from another scrum master. In the backlog there is a 'Feature' called 'Support HW Team' (HW -> Hardware) that has a bunch of vague stories under it and basically ...
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I was asked to accelerate my team's production: Agile, A/B Testing, Workflow & Process

I have a sticky situation at work I would like to get your advice on. I'm currently a web development manager overseeing a newly completed team which consists of a developer, a digital designer, and a ...
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How would you define loan and interest of technical debt?

I know technical debt is a metaphor from finance and this question is kind of philosophical. How would you define the interest rate of technical debt and especially differentiate it from the ...
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MDP in Predictive Maintenance [closed]

I am searching for a sample python implementation of Reinforcement Learning, Markov Decision Process in the domain of predictive maintenance. I have tried on my own, but either found sample related to ...
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Senior developers 'reject' agile. What now?

I'm about to have my first day as Product Owner at a new job as one of three product owners, and during the interview one of the current challenges that was brought up was the renewal of the processes....
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Using Retrospectives to Influence Process

I've been encouraging my current team to adopt process and workflow changes to be more agile. We have our first retrospective coming up and I'm looking for some advice on how to conduct the ...
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Railway Tender Project Management Process

We are working for a Railway IT Projects. The projects are usually awarded as part of government tendering process. The requirements in the railway tenders are very high level functional requirements. ...
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Defining a unified terminologies for a product?

When my team works on a project they usually come up with multiple names for the same thing. For example, if we have an Apartment entity, you might find some referring to it as an Apartment and others ...
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Developers can't see what they're doing wrong

I am a tech project manager, and I recently moved to America after 13 years in Europe where I worked as a software engineer. I worked for important customers and developed in any sort of environment. ...
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Article on developers doing project management and velocity [closed]

Are there any specific blogs on developers doing project management related to developer throwing away project management for a 2-4 week period to speed things up temporarily? My CEO is asking since ...
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Splitting a developer “team” based on products

We have a full-time developer team that consists of 3 Backend developers, 2 Mobile developers, 2 Frontend Developers, and 1 QA. Let me give them simple code-names: B1, B2, B3, M1, M2, F1, F2, QA. Each ...
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Possible to salvage failing outsourced project (9 months in)?

We began working with an outsourcing company in India 9 months ago on a large web project. Despite lots of rough edges, it seemed like they were making good progress in terms of completing tasks, and ...
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Question on temporarily allowing a team lead to pause project management to go faster?

Background In our organization, our Scrum Masters are also engineers, and 30% to 50% of their time is organizing the team, backlog, tickets, etc. The last 3-4 weeks we allowed one of these Scrum ...
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Milestone based or Calendar based payment terms in fixed-price projects

probably this is a question not about project management, but I would like to hear your experience or you could suggest where should I look (googling did not help) So IT service providers use to have ...
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How to draw the network diagram

Hi guys can i get a bit of help here im having a hard time drawing this diagram
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Lately discovered requirements in Scrum

If a requirement is discovered in the middle of a project or even later, then the cost of implementation of this requirement can be very high. The Scrum suggets that we should only refine the top PBIs ...
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How to visualize communication work?

I have a QA team report directly to me, their day to day tasks are: Correct the new specifications together with tech leads/PM Write test plan Discuss with teammates during implementation phases ...
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Cascading drop down custom field not showing up on Jira-Slack create issue screen

I have many custom fields, and all of them are showing up while doing /jira create from my Slack channel. The only field that doesnt show up is a cascading drop-down (choose an option from the first ...
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How is refinement done in Scrum?

Scrum says: Product Backlog items that can be Done by the Scrum Team within one Sprint are deemed ready for selection in a Sprint Planning event. They usually acquire this degree of transparency ...
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Professional Scrum Master I (PSM)

everyone. I just gained the PMP certification, where I already learn something on agile, and now I want to get a certification specialized in agile. I want to start with the Professional Scrum Master ...
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Ways on how client shares the technical information needed by developers of the project

In a project how is the technical information like server, domain, etc shared by the client to the developers to write their code? Can the programming team ask for such information from the client?
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Should we re-estime (reduce) story points of a task that we started but didn't finish last sprint? [duplicate]

I need an advice and it's about the best option to choose in an agile project, here is the situation : A sprint backlog contains between 15 and 20 user stories A the last day of the sprint, we ...
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How to visualise a teams roadmap when using Kanban

My team is experimenting with using Kanban which they are enjoying and seeing the benefits. The one sticking point that we are having is the team feels they don't have a clear view or grasp about when ...
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Template for projects

I am planning to create a full stack web app (Spring + ReactJS) with my friend to build my portfolio. I've created such apps before, so skills wise I'm good to go. But this time I want to do it in a ...
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Zeplin & Azure devops integration?

Has anyone found a solution for integrating Zeplin with Azure DevOps, so that we can connect tickets to work? What was your solution? I know that Zeplin can integrate with Jira, but I'm not finding ...
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Can Scrum be used in combination with Step-Wise project planning?

I'm currently reading up on project management and therefore the Step-Wise framework, and I was wondering, Can Scrum be used in combination with Step-Wise project planning? I know that you generally ...
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How to make tasks concurrent using MS Project 2016

How do I make my tasks concurrent to reduce the timescale. I have tried linking tasks done by the same person but nothing changes. The tasks are all automatically scheduled. Thank you for your help.
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How to add people to a task to reduce time in MS project

How do I add people to a task to reduce the duration of a task? I have a automatically scheduled task that takes 15 days to complete with one person assigned when i try to add people it doesn't reduce ...
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Agile: Work on PBI Stories By Backlog Priority

We are working on an Agile Scrum team. They mention it is good practice to work on PBI tasks first by Sprint Backlog Priority in code development. Sometimes, When some of the first Priority stories ...

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