by Vlad V., Sviatoslav A., Anton S. and Nastya Z. 1667 views
People commonly ask why Story Points are better than man-hours for estimating. While there’s no simple answer, we’ve highlighted three major advantages of estimating with Story Points and explained why we rely on them here at Ruby Garage.
by Anastasiya V. and Viktoria K. 2590 views
Before you entrust a software development company with your awesome product idea, you have to be sure that they’ll properly manage your time and money. And before you begin your collaboration, you’ll need to review project development estimates. But how can you know if your team’s estimates are reasonable?
by Viktoria K. and Vlad V. 1076 views
When Kent Beck joined the C3 project at the Chrysler corporation in 1996 to do performance tuning on their payroll system, he felt the need to refine the development methodology adopted in the team. To do that, he took the best practices used in the development industry for the last 35 years, and tried to unite them and take them to the ’extreme level’. That’s how the Extreme programming (or XP) software development methodology was born.
by Vlad K. 1143 views
We often cover the importance of lean startup approach and Agile methodology that we use here at RubyGarage. One of the key aspects of agile methods are user stories, which represent an effective way to define the product functions and manage its requirements.
by Eugene L. 1014 views
Working with a remote team is usually about making short meetings, writing status reports, providing feedback and so on. It may be much more comfortable for all team members if at least some of these processes will be expected and automated.
by Anastasiya V. 994 views