Tag Archives: Cost

Certifications

Certifications – To do or not to do

The sheer number of certification one can do is infinite. Companies like Microsoft and Oracle alone have more than you could possibly count. My first hand experience I could tell you both of these companies do not hold any value to these certifications when you interview with them. Which means to say having a certification does not offer more than a icing on the cake.At some point I think that certifications started out as a business unit to get individuals trained and certified to promote…

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Agile

A True Agile Implementation ?

Are there teams you have worked in that follow a flavor of an Agile implementation be it Scrum or TTD or Kanban to the letter ? And if so do you do it because you feel the need to implement a method and all its guidelines or do you do it because it is what the team needs ? With the new uptake in Agile the last couple of years almost every organization implementing Agile software or otherwise has started implementing Agile. They even have…

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Agile Vs Waterfall

Agile vs Waterfall – The similarities !

Agile vs Waterfall – The similarities ! A quick recap of the Agile Manifesto Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Working software over comprehensive documentation Customer collaboration over contract negotiation Responding to change over following a plan.   That is, while there is value in the items on the right, we value the items on the left more. Lets start with the the fundamentals every project manager has to consider while starting a project. The iron triangle; Resources (Cost), Time (Schedule), Scope(Features). Agile approach…

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