Business Analyst: Roles and Responsibilities in a Scrum Team

Business Analyst in Scrum
8 minutes
There’s no such thing as a Business Analyst in Scrum. So why bother? Can’t we do without this role? What can possibly go wrong? And how can s/he help in our self-contained and self-organizing Scrum team of software developers? These questions are regularly heard nowadays. And they often hurt the experts in question. In this article, we will try to address them.

Agile or Waterfall: Choose the Right Approach to Your Software Project Management

Agile or Waterfall
9 minutes
Have you found yourself at the crossroads? Tearing between Agile and Waterfall? Caught off-balance by the recent stats showing Agile software projects to be over three times as popular as Waterfall? They also have over three times as many successful outcomes. Does that mean that Waterfall has outstayed its welcome? Our take: that depends. Every particular situation calls for a specific solution. It’s best to take a balanced approach and consider what really matters.