5 Signs that a Product Owner will have Difficulties with their Agile Project


Agile projects have become the norm in software development outsourcing. Aligning with the agile best practices and masterly implementing them on your agile projects is no longer an option if you care about your reputation. We are fully aware of what it takes for an agile development project to be successful. But what if we also knew what could go wrong and avoided doing it in order to spare the entire team of disappointment, frustration and mediocre results? Working on agile ...
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The Scrum Master Paradox

Gabriel Barbur

Scrum Master

scrum master - leader

“Don’t hate what you don’t understand.” – John Lennon Yet even if you try to understand, the role and existence of the Scrum Master are subject to intrigue. Starting with the name and going through to the most elaborated definition, the shape and substance of this new character is an opportunity for debate. Etymologically speaking, Scrum refers to a rugby play formation where the team gels together to achieve a common goal by taking the game rules to a state of the ...
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Agility and Risk Management

Where does risk management come into play when it comes to agile methodologies? When I think of risk management I imagine complicated equations and graphs that are used to calculate and measure all the different types risks a firm could possible run into. When working with an Agile team you will not see anyone sitting down and calculating the probabilities of different events. Risk management in Agile Methodologies is inherent and built into an Agile team’s day to day operations. Using Agile methodologies ...
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Agile transformation: connecting the dots of a two-year transition to agile best practices


Agile Coach

Agile Transformation - transition to the Agile mindset and team collaboration

Finding a way to increase the visibility of projects while ensuring a high level of team motivation and client satisfaction is one of our main objectives. Through the Guépard program, which was launched two years ago, we have managed to re-think our approach to project management and introduce the Agile mindset to our teams. We are now already preparing for our third year of transition and the results of our efforts are illustrated by every successfully delivered software solution proving ...
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Pentalog Institute QA CAMP – a Common Successful Result!


Sales Director (Founding Partner)

“Waw : )”, “I’ve learnt more during one day in comparison with one year“ These are just some of the impressions of the participants of the cross-agency Quality Assurance (QA) CAMP held on 3-4 October in Chisinau :)! Indeed, the QA CAMP 2014, the 5th Edition (CHI) is a strong one, following the QA camp events organized starting from 2011. This time, 15 participants from Brasov, Iasi and Chisinau joined the QA professional meeting. The endorsed objectives of this event are: Upgrade the competence ...
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