Agile Best Practices
Latest Agile articles by our experts. Learn more about agile methodology and see how we apply it in real-life projects. Our experience, best practices, and more!
May 10 2023
Functional vs non-functional requirements
For software development, outlining clear and detailed specifications based on the end-users’ needs and expectations is essential. We can distinguish two types of requirements: functional and non-functional. What are they, how are they different, and how can they help your team deliver successful projects? This article will cover everything you need to know about them.Read more
April 12 2023
We’re over the Moon, literally: meet Polaris
When Q2 of 2022 rolled in, and the sun shone a bit brighter on our heads, something amazing happened over at Inwedo. All throughout the organization, we met in teams, eager to evaluate our customer journey from start to finish and map potential risks that awaited, hidden around corners. Despite some slight uncertainty about what lay ahead, we gained a deeper understanding of our organization.Read more
April 5 2023
Mastering non-functional requirements: 5 best practices for effective project management
Non-functional requirements in Agile are one of those aspects that are quite often neglected or left until the very end of the project. Our non-functional requirements (NFR) guide can help you avoid this scenario, though. We’ll cover what causes PM/PO and Agile teams to underestimate NFRs and show how you can add them to your project to guarantee that the project will be fully functional.Read more
January 26 2023
What are non-functional requirements? List of 9 types + examples
You already have a good idea of what your application should do and look like and the value it will create. You also know that your application has to be reliable – that is, work on the most popular browsers without causing people problems or inconvenience. These are all critical aspects of a system, but how do you translate them into code? This is where non-functional requirements come in handy.Read more
December 21 2022
How long does it take to build custom software?
You don’t need to be an Einstein to agree that time is relative. A long period for you may be a brief moment for the software development team, depending on various factors. How will it affect your deadlines? Check our take on one of the most problematic aspects of every commercial project – time.Read more
December 9 2022
Staff augmentation: How to manage extended teams?
Undoubtedly, staff augmentation has many benefits, but it can also bring some unknowns and challenges, such as: Will it be feasible? Will the external team adapt to the changing conditions and requirements of the project? How will bringing in outsiders affect my team and how we work now? In this article, we will dispel these doubts and give some tips on coordinating teamwork when using staff augmentation.Read more
November 11 2022
Agile cross-functional team – why should you team up with one?
Today we will focus on one particular service model – an agile cross-functional team. You probably have heard about Agile before, but in this article, we will focus not on the methodology itself but on the way it affects teamwork. From the basics to examples based on our professional experiences, we dive deep into the specifics of Agile cross-functional teams.Read more
October 20 2022
Working with Key Performance Indicators – how to ensure your project’s success with KPIs?
To make things easier and faster, the companies sometimes “borrow” metrics from guides or successful projects, forgetting that KPIs should be custom-made – otherwise, they may do more harm than good. In this article, we describe the process of defining the relevant KPIs. Moreover, we have collected the most common reasons why KPIs do not bring satisfactory results and how to avoid them.Read more
October 5 2022
Agile software development and IT process optimization: a comprehensive guide
Many agile software development project managers face a similar dilemma: Out of fast, cheap, and high-quality, you need to pick two. Whichever way you go, you’re sure to face challenges on the way and get stuck in project bottlenecks. But what if you managed to get closer to the ideal of having it all? You can do so by optimizing software and IT processes. Curious? Read on!Read more