Following our series of articles exploring the different roles in agile teams, I would like to talk a little bit about stakeholders. Traditional project management methodologies, such as PMP or Prince 2, normally define stakeholders as someone impacted or affected by the project. Different project management methodologies have different definitions. In Scrum, everything is different.
The Development team, also often just called dev team, arguably holds the most vital role in any agile process. While it is the ultimate aim of every scrum master to make his own role redundant and most teams could dysfunctionally continue their work without a product owner, everything comes to a standstill if there is
Agile project management methodologies have been around for almost a decade but it’s not until the last few years that it’s gained critical mass amongst the software development community. The web develpment community, though, has so far somewhat defied this trend and keeps resisting what many developers simply call “common sense practice”. I have often
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