Marija Dimitrovska, Author at InterWorks

Scrum vs. Traditional Project Management

The purpose of this blog is to compare the traditional software development method with the most popular Agile methodology, and to find the difference between these two approaches to software engineering. The main difference between traditional project management model and the Scrum framework is in the way the project is handled.   1.What is a […]

Are You Ready to Use Kanban?

Though Scrum is the most popular agile methodology, many companies have been experiencing issues with it and are moving to a Kanban model for their software development efforts. The most frequently asked question is “Which is better, Scrum or Kanban?”. My answer is always the same, “It is like comparing apples and oranges”. That depends on how the […]

Why a Spike Story Is a Good Practice in Scrum?

“If we knew what we were doing, it wouldn’t be called research.” – that’s what Albert Einstein said and he was correct. All those Agile teams using the Scrum technology know this very well, because when they are encountered with some question, problem, situation, risk or uncertainty they do not jump to a solution or […]

Why you should add Confluence if you are a Jira Software team?

Introduction   Confluence and Jira Software separately are good, but together they`re really good. When working on a project using Scrum methodology and Jira Software, there is always need for a place where all meeting notes, all API documentation, product requirement, UI Design, release notes, JIRA reports and other reports can be stored. In addition […]

Why Sprint Planning is crucial in Scrum?

  Introduction   Technology, market and environmental complexities increase day by day, resulting in increased interactions which on one hand is a good thing, but on the other hand it requires having a better agile methodology which will help into dealing with this complexity. We have already talked about Scrum and the possibilities it offers […]