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What is agile project management?

Agile is a family of iterative and incremental development frameworks well suited for projects or project phases where the ambiguity of scope and technology is very high. Though developed for software development related work, other engineering disciplines have also started implementing agile best practices. The following are the most popular agile frameworks are;

  • Extreme programming
  • Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Feature Driven Development (FDD)
  • Kanbaan etc

Of these SCRUM is the most popular one because of it’s simplicity and applicability across engineering disciplines.

Scrum framework

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Scrum building blocks

Product backlog

Sprint planning

Sprint backlog


Daily Scrum (Stand up meetings)

Sprint reviews

Sprint retrospectives

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