Blog – Discuss Agile


Is Scrum a good fit for solving big data challenges?

In a recent webinar, I spoke on a topic big data and its challenges, whether applying Scrum would benefit solving big data challenges. We discussed what big data means and how it differs from traditional data. There is a difference between traditional RDBMS data and big data that has billions of dat...Read More

Moments from Discuss Agile Day Pune 2016

Last conference of Discuss Agile Network in the year 2016!! After the successful completion of Hyderabad conference, we travelled to Pune on that very night only. Discuss Agile Day Pune was scheduled on the very next day i.e. on November 27, 2016 at Hotel Four Point by Sheraton. It was bit tiring, b...Read More

Glimpse of DISCUSSAGILE DAY Hyderabad 2016

Time to say goodbye to 2016!! A wonderful year with some wonderful events has come to an end. After the great success of Discuss Agile conferences in Bangalore, Jakarta and Delhi, It was time to organize our annual day events in Hyderabad and Pune. When I announced the series of conferences in the b...Read More

Create a STEP towards Agility by MAPS

Today, most of the organizations are moving towards Agile as the benefits are being realized. Though Agile awareness and values are known to the Senior Management and Sponsors, the adaptability path has always been a challenge. In addition, the starting point of moving to Agile also has been an area...Read More

Moving to Agile One Step at A Time

For over a decade, I have been associated with a world leader in consumer software products’ company, whose name starts with ‘M’ and is known for its ‘not so soft’ stand on its competitors. The time when this company adopted Agile methodologies, I was working with a specific product group of this co...Read More

It was Never About the Love at First Sight

I remember when I heard about Agile, the first thing which was told to our team was “Daily status meeting”. Like everybody hates it even I hated it. There was lots of negativity getting build around the word Agile. The biggest question in the mind was WHY? WHY? WHY? Things were going fine without ag...Read More

DevOps Simplified

In the world of Agile Software development, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery have been creating several challenges for Developers and Operations since the very beginning. The list of challenges is huge; however, let’s have a look on some of the challenges – Each increment in software p...Read More

OPERA – An Agile Transformation Framework

Today we are sailing in the journey of transforming ourselves from our Traditional frameworks to Agile (Scrum, XP, Kanban, Hybrids, and Scaling Frameworks). Since any Agile Framework has a collaborative approach with Customer, the transformation approach depends on the Customer, People, Processes an...Read More

Discussagile Conferences in Year 2016

Wish you all a great 2016 ahead!! The year 2015 was a great combination of learning and networking. We did many online and offline events, among which there were 3 conferences with huge success. Delhi2015 was held on 13th – 14th June 2015 and Discuss Agile Day Hyderabad and Discuss Agile Day P...Read More

Meet Sayi Sarat Chandra CSP from DAD Hyderabad

Discussagile: What was your first reaction when you received confirmation on your CSP? Sayi Sarat Chandra: It was really great to see the confirmation from Scrum alliance. I was told it will take about 3 weeks but happy to see that happen in just 2 weeks time. I had given my best to get my CSP by co...Read More

Meet Sriharsha, our first CSP from DAD Pune

Discussagile: What was your first reaction when you received confirmation on your CSP? Sriharsha: Elated, Excited and Satisfying. I was excited and happy to receive the confirmation from Scrum Alliance as I was moving an inch closer and deeper into a big ocean of Agile. Discussagile: What motivated ...Read More

Dependency Management in Scrum

Overview Dependencies are relationships between functional units and tasks which drive the sequence of functional flow of execution. There are several programs with external dependencies as well. Dependencies, if not handled the right way, leads to chaos and blockers during execution of the end prod...Read More

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