We’ve converted the ‘Scrum Master’ definition from the 2013 Scrum Guide into cartoon form to illustrate the role of a Scrum Master in a Scrum team. (from the 2013 Scrum Guide) The Scrum Master The Scrum Master is responsible for ensuring Scrum is understood and enacted. Scrum Masters do this by ensuring that the Scrum…

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We’ve converted the ‘Product Owner’ definition from the 2013 Scrum Guide into cartoon form to illustrate the role of a Product Owner in a Scrum team. (from the 2013 Scrum Guide) The Product Owner The Product Owner is responsible for maximizing the value of the product and the work of the Development Team. How this…

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SSW was very proud to deliver Event Cinemas new website. They are Australia’s leading cinema chain. In this video, see a client who was new to Scrum deal with estimating “Business Value” for the first time. See at the end how the Product Owner can order the backlog by ROI, which is awesome. Adam Cogan…

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SSW’s Adam Stephensen (Solution Architect) is joined by Peter Gfader to talk about Clean Code, testing and continuous improvement Peter Gfader is an Agile Enthusiast and aspiring Software Craftsman who likes Clean Code and is a strong believer in improving in baby steps. In this video, Peter discusses Clean Code development and how it raises…

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Gerard Beckerleg, Solution Architect at SSW, sat down with Marlon Marescia, Sales Manager at SSW to talk about the common pitfalls faced by teams working with Scrum and how you can overcome them. At SSW, Gerard is a seasoned ‘White Robe’ who is able to give great insight into the Scrum framework. This video is…

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Adam Cogan sits down with Mark Liu, Solution Architect at SSW, to discuss what developers need to hit the ground running when working with ASP.NET MVC. Mark offers three great tips: Leverage twitter bootstrap to get a great looking and functional app. Use repository pattern in business logic Utilize Kendo UI controls Comments? Questions? Leave…

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In this video, Gerard Beckerleg – Solution Architect at SSW – is asked by Adam Cogan what he thinks are the various dysfunctions developers have when they use Scrum. Gerard gives his 3 top pain points he sees for developers using the Scrum methodology: Teams taking on extra tasks mid-sprint (given by the Product Owner)…

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Adam Cogan interviews Dominic Danis from Pyxis, a software consulting firm based in Montreal. Pyxis is a fascinating company. Based on a mantra of ‘it’s all about the people’, we see in this video how Dominic and his colleagues strive to always provide the best workplace conditions for their employees. It’s easy to see how…

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