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Agile Workflow process for Software development

In one of my project we experienced instances of  “Push vs Pull”. Confused?  Teammates had to tell other teammates that they have done certain tasks or they had to ask for certain tasks.This creates a lot of confusion when you are working on medium to large size projects. These tasks are more like “I have pushed the code, please review it” or “You got some support tickets, and as a manager, you have to assign it to  developer”

For smaller projects “Excel/Spreadsheet” worked fine. Issues can be tracked properly and is maintainable. But on medium to large size projects there are some set processes which need to be followed. These can be Linear processes where things mostly move in 1 direction or multidirectional.

You need some basic processes to make the project successful. Well begun is half done! The way you lay down your foundation, database structures, Infrastructure, the team and the development process gives solid direction to the project . I have been using JIRA since its early day…

User Stories Simplified!

User story writing guide
When I was introduced to the world of Agile, I kept on hearing the words  “User Story”. I couldn’t apprehend what it meant and how it possibly could be a fit for requirements management. This was all due to the traditional waterfall methodology which was omnipresent in most of the software projects. Early in my career we totally relied on creating massive amount of documentation which included but not limited to *Business requirements document Software requirements document High level design document Low level design document Use cases
 You can clearly see where the problem lies if you are planning on to maintain all these documents. On top of that, if you are working on mammoth projects, good luck with that!
How does user story  might prove to be user full?
First of all, User story is not a Silver Bullet but a convenient way to represent requirements. More precisely what a user intends to do.
In my case study, I am going to use example of “loremipsum” which is a social …