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Author: Tianle Yuan

Agile introduction⚓︎

Nowadays, especially in project management, Agile has becomes a famous interactive processes for developing software.

Definition⚓︎

What is Agile

A interactive processes for developing software.

Why not Waterfall?
What is Waterfall?
  • Definition: Every stage depends on the previous stage.

  • Diagram of phases:

    graph LR
    A[Requirement] --> B[System Design]; 
    B --> C[Implementation]; 
    C --> D[Testing];
    D --> E[Deployment];
    E --> F[Matainence];
  • Advantage: clear, productive, good time management, and available progress tracing.

  • Disadvantage: no variation, adaptability, or other error once a waterfall project is set in motion.
Why choose Agile?

Compared with the linear model Waterfall, Agile is more like Fibonacci, which has better flexibility, adaptivity, and error tolerance.

Visulization⚓︎

There are two ways to visualize Agile:

  • Kanban
  • Scrum
Kanban

The famous software for Kanban board is Asana:

picture 1

Scrum

The good software for Scrum board is Jira:

One scrum board is for one sprint, which typically set two weeks as period. There are typical three stages:

  1. Initialize: in Backlog, set points for each story/task. Try to assign the points to the story with the number in Fibonacci series such as: 1,2,3,5...: picture 3
  2. Start: in scrum board, there are three swim lanes: To do, In progress, Done: picture 4
  3. End: when you finish the scrum board in the corresponding sprint, you will get a "burn down" chat: picture 5

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Last update: December 6, 2022 20:10:00
Created: December 5, 2022 10:33:13

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