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Fixed vs Estimated: Understanding the Methodology Triangles

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Ok get your hard-hats on, as I’m going to be using a construction analogy. I was talking with my friend Sean the other day about Agile (Scrum) vs Waterfall, and we began using the analogy of building a house to compare the two methodologies. At first I didn’t think the analogy was going to get…

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The Agile Drupalist

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At Pop Digital we work with clients using both Waterfall and Agile methodologies, which presents unique challenges when using Drupal as the chosen web technology. Ok, ok you got me… Agile isn’t a methodology, it’s a concept or philosophy. In which case we use Scrum or Kanban as methodologies when working in Agile. But the…

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Best Practices for Adding UX to Agile Development

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An interesting article on applying Agile methodologies to user experience design. Excerpt from the article… 12 common practices of agile UXD: Drive: UX practitioners are part of the customer or product owner team Research, model, and design up front – but only just enough Chunk your design work Use parallel track development to work ahead,…

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Lean UX: Getting Out Of The Deliverables Business

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Check out this great article on Smashing Magazine on Lean UX, a methodology rooted in Agile. Excerpt: “Inspired by Lean and Agile development theories, Lean UX is the practice of bringing the true nature of our work to light faster, with less emphasis on deliverables and greater focus on the actual experience being designed.”

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Business Tip of the Day for March 9th, 2011

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Be Agile The more agile and flexible your business is, the better your chances for success in an ever-changing industry environment. Keep an Eye on the Competition The market for low-cost web design is becoming saturated with competing services and service providers. If you are consistently seeing competitors enter your sphere, it could be time…

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Getting Real About Agile Design

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A great article on Agile design for the web design world, published on A List Apart. An excerpt: “Agile is no more “best practice” than Python, usability testing, or microformats. It’s just a tool: sometimes appropriate, sometimes not. To this end we see the emergence of post-Agilism, which tries to retain a lower-case-a agile mindset…

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