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What makes you happy?

This is a blog about Agile Project Management, not about Mindfullness or other personal development themes. What makes you happy – within your project. It’s not just about software development where Agile is very common, but also about other projects, for example in accountancy.  At Braindumplabs we close every sprint (period of development activity) with a ‘Retrospective’, a team meeting in which we express how we view our …

Agile in an auditing firm – recap

Agile is a project methodology. Agile is een projectmethodiek. Unlike traditional project methodologies, Agile does not have a tight hierarchy, no detailed long-term planning and no fixed budget. Agile is often applied in software development. At Braindumplabs we work agile as well. In software development ‘scope creep’ is a mayor risk. Gradually, more and more functionalities are added to the …

Agile in an auditing-firm – Oh no! Budget overruns!

In previous blog posts I introduced Agile project management for auditing firms. Agile is a methodology often applied in software development. The concept behind Agile is that over time requirements change, some features loose their importance and teams are self-managing using customer input. In auditing projects are also executed in teams. These teams are in a way self-managing and an …

Agile in an auditing firm – documentation

The previous post was the first in a series about Agile project management in accountancy. Agile is a methodology that is often used in software development. The main principles behind the concept are the constant change in requirements, not every requirement has the same importance and the team is self-managing. In auditing projects there is also a team working in …