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Dr. Samir Zahran 1 article
Residence: BR Iver, Buckinghamshire
Independent Project Manager,Program Manager, and Agile Scrum Master at Intelligent Consultancy & Training
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A Senior Agile & PRINCE2/PMP Project & Programme Manager, Business Analyst, GDPR PM/BA & Process Improvement Consultant with over 30 years experience in projects, programme, quality and process improvement management. I have extensive expertise in quality, process improvement and project management across wide range of industry sectors in the UK, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. My experience covers a wide range of business, IT and management skills acquired through managing and delivering projects across different areas of businesses. I am accredited PRINCE2 Trainer and Invigilator for PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner Exams. I am qualified PMP Trainer to help project managers achieve their PMP certification.


16 Reasons Why Use SCRUM ?

Scrum is one of the most popular Agile methodologies. It is suitable for all types of project because of the following reasons:

1: Adaptability: Empirical process control and iterative delivery

2: Transparency: Information Radiators are shared

3. Continuous Feedback: Through Daily Stand-up, and validation of Sprint processes.

4: Continuous Improvement: Deliverables are progressively improved Sprint by Sprint through Grooming Product Backlog.

5: Continuous Delivery of Value: Iterative processes enable continuous shipping of deliverables as the customer requires.

6: Sustainable Pace: SCRUM processes are designed such that the SCRUM team can work at a sustainable pace as long as necessary.

7. Early Delivery of High Value: Prioritizing Product Backlog ensures that the highest value requirements of the customer are satisfied first.

8. Efficient Development Process: Time-boxing minimizes non-essential work leading to higher efficiency,

9: Motivation: Daily Stand-up and Retrospective Sprints lead to greater levels of motivation among the SCRUM team.

10: Faster Problem Resolution: Collaboration and Co-location of cross-functional teams lead to faster problem solving.

11: Effective Deliverables: Creating a prioritized Product Backlog and regular reviews of deliverables ensures effective deliverables to the customer.

12: Customer Centric: Emphasis on business value and collaboration with stakeholders ensures a customer-oriented framework.

13: High Trust Environment: Daily Stand-up and Retrospect Sprint processes promote transparency and collaboration leading to high trust work environment.

14: Collective Ownership: The processes for Approving Estimates and Committing User Stories processes allow team members to take ownership of the project leading to better quality.

15: High Velocity: Collaborative framework enables highly skilled cross-functional teams to achieve their full potential and high velocity.

16: Innovative Environment: The Retrospect Sprint and Retrospect Project processes create an environment of learning and adaptability leading to an innovative and creative work environment.

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Source of the article: {Linkedin} on [2019-04-21]