Flashback: A Year Ago This Week on Tyner Blain [2006-09-29]

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A look back at the best from a year ago.

Cost Reduction Potential

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All process improvements are not created equal. How should we select which processes (or process steps) to improve? How do we approach this for a really large migration project? Start with understanding the potential for improvement and then narrow it down from there.

Getting Value from Brainstorming

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Brainstorming can be a simultaneously fun and effective technique for identifying software features or requirements. We’ve written previously about how to facilitate a brainstorming session and how to leverage the results. Timothy Johnson shares another way to use brainstorming results effectively. His way is more fun, and may be just as effective.

Burndown Bullied into Business Analysis

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Burndown is a technique used in Scrum projects for tracking the progress within or across sprints. It is an exciting way to track how a team is progressing against a deadline – and we can apply it to any form of project-status. In this article, we will apply it to documenting business processes.

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