What does it take to produce results when using Scrum in a highly regulated, hierarchical, and often risk-averse culture like a government organisation? Here’s ZXMs top 5 tips.
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PRINCE2 has been the gold standard for project management certification for over a decade. It’s commonly a prerequisite for project managers and is recognised as being essential for keeping projects “in control”, but does this make project management incompatible with Scrum? How do you put the two together?
On one of my recent projects, we were asked to deliver a new Information Architecture for a government website that reflected the depth and breath
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Often, when we find out that we don’t know something that may be important to know, it motivates us to find out more in order
So you’ve just finished usability testing in your Sprint and have a pile of changes for your agile team to implement. How do you break down the UX changes that are needed to make a product useful, usable and accessible, into smaller, bite-sized User Stories?
Traditionally, all testing, including assessing how easy real users can use your software, occurs in the very last phase of the project. But what if
It seems like agile training courses are sprouting up everywhere here in Australia. I seem to even be getting emails from places I don’t even
The UX Pin have produced a great infographic in an attempt to describe the differences between Lean UX and Agile UX. It’s a great look
How much documentation is enough for an agile project? Scrum doesn’t explicitly state what requirements are necessary to document during a Sprint or even throughout the project.
It usually happens this way. Adoption of agile methods begins with developers. This is because, according to the Agile Manifesto, agile work values “working software over
Australians are now the largest users of smartphones in the world with reports suggesting that up to 86% own a mobile internet-capable device . However,
This is looking to be a big year for Zen Ex Machina on the conference front. We’re hoping to return again to the USA to
Many programs, projects and enterprises are starting to consider transforming to agile ways of working. Some start with just stand-ups. Some then call it Scrum.
Many UX practitioners own their own TARDIS – it’s the pattern many of us have adopted so designers can work with development teams using Agile methods
What goes on during a Sprint in Scrum? Everything! Where it starts Scrum starts off with a big list of requirements (User Stories in a
I was recently asked by a risk adverse organsisation to come up with a strategy for implementing their intranet in less than 6 months. Looming
Today, the most popular way people prefer to make contact with organisations is online as customers embrace new digital channels. We needed to modernize our
We’ve started working on an intranet for a government agency. As with most redesign strategies, the basis for the project is to improve the site.