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Atlassian’s Jira is the most pervasive tracking and software management tool for Agile teams. However, the flexibility it allows can be both a blessing and a curse. In a previous blog post, we discussed 6 Challenges To Predictable Software Delivery in Agile. Number six was “Overly Customized Tools”. As developers of the Hakkiri platform which integrates with Jira, we see no end of different Jira configurations. We’ve even helped some organizations through game-changing refactorings of their Jira setup. In doing so, we share some of our tips to ensuring Jira is enhancing, rather than hindering, your team’s productivity:
Topics: Agile Jira Predictability
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“What will I get, and when will I get it?” The success of product management and technology leaders hinges on their ability to answer these questions from their stakeholders; and backing it up with a track record of delivering on that promise. If things change, you’re expected to communicate any deviations early and often.
Topics: Agile Predictability
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Our last post discussed how The Agile Program Manager is the most important role you don't have. Perhaps you're now convinced you need to establish an Agile Program and appoint yourself an Agile Program Manager. Here we discuss how to go about deciding who should fill the role and how to train them.
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At Hakkiri, we have found that a powerful way to scale Agile successfully is to establish an Agile Program. In establishing this program, a key part is to ensure someone is given the role of the Agile Program Manager.
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A lot is said in the world of Agile product development that there is no one-sized-fits-all approach. There is a lot of truth to this especially when you consider that each company has their own unique starting point. While this could imply that you need a highly customized approach, we at Hakkiri believe that there are some practical patterns to achieve Business Agility without it being as convoluted or daunting as many make it.