Sprint Planning meeting: how to prepare for it right

As we mentioned in our article about sprint planning meetings, before gathering your team, you need to prepare for it. It’s the most critical step, and it should be followed by the person conducting a meeting, in Agile it is usually a Scrum master. So, here are some steps you need to follow during your preparation.

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What are Sprint Planning Meeting and its benefits?

Sprint planning meetings are part and parcel of any Agile project. Nevertheless, some managers stuck with them. As a result, they are wasting time conducting useless meetups. Efisco team decided to help you change that, so here is our first article on what is Sprint planning meeting and why it’s right for a project.

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6 Points that will help you to understand why is outstaffing different from other remote hiring models

Outstaffing is one of the most effective ways of hiring a team for long-term projects. It gives you control over your resources and more flexibility in terms of changes. Most remote hiring models usually involve requirements gathering and estimation stages, and outstaffing is more flexible. 

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Remote hiring models and their characteristics

Remote hiring is now widespread among businesses of different sizes. It’s not only because it’s cheaper, but also it allows us to get a professional with the desired expertise.

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What is outstaffing? What will I get from an outstaffing company?

There are different types of outsourcing services out there, and one of them is outstaffing. Companies benefit from outsourcing and market growth each year. In 2019 the size of the global outsourcing market amounted to 92.5 billion U.S. dollars

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Business Intelligence of 2020: a tool that helps organizations to boost their competition

Following the path of digital transformation, most companies are not thinking of innovation as a way to empower themselves for a long time.

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What are the best employee engagement strategies for 2020?

Nowadays, companies and teams operate differently, and employee engagement becomes a critical factor when we speak about organizations and companies of all sizes. A few years ago, we were more focused on gaining revenue, not looking at a talent gap, and staff turnover.

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Work on other developer’s code: when another developer can take care of half-coded app and make it work.

Any software development project, even the smallest one, is a challenge. Sometimes it happens that after hiring a developer or even a team, you come up to the point when they can’t finish it up. It can be a lack of skills or, in the worst scenario, vanish and stop answering your calls. You have a bunch of code, half of your initial budget and severe issue for yourself and your business.

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6 Mistakes your product manager makes when writing a user story

Projects from huge to small are all want to be Agile. Every team would like to put the user in the center of their product development. Of course, all of us are building products for users. We want to attract them and make sure they won’t leave or become disappointed.

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Top reasons why QA engineers are an essential part of the development process.

If you decided to start your own project and started to set up your own team, hiring a quality assurance or QA engineer is mandatory.

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