Zan Kavtaskin, Mar 02
We Simulated Waterfall, Kanban & Scrum. Which Works Best?
Zan Kavtaskin simulates Waterfall, Kanban, and Scrum project management methodologies, and looks at the impact of 'slack'.
Daniel Schwarz, Feb 28
40+ Free Productivity Dashboards and Templates
Check out these 40+ free templates for business, including for invoices, project management, marketing and more.
Andrew McDermott, Feb 28
How to Become a Better Developer by Coding Less
Andrew McDermott explains a system that helps developers overcome impostor syndrome and developer's block.
Ada Ivanoff, Feb 27
7 Scheduling Tips for Stressed Out Freelancers
Ada Ivanoff looks at seven ways freelancers can manage their schedule better to avoid stress, chaotic time management and burn-out.
M. David Green, Feb 22
Scrum Artifacts: Product Increment
At the end of each sprint, the completed features that were worked on should be added to the product for the sprint demo.
Tim Evko, Feb 21
REST, GraphQL, and Founding a Startup, with Michael Paris and Vince Ning
In this episode of the Versioning Show, Tim and David are joined by Michael Paris and Vince Ning, founders of Scaphold.io, a backend service for GraphQL.
M. David Green, Feb 20
Scrum Artifacts: Velocity and Burndown Charts
velocity is how a scrum team measures the amount of work they can complete in a typical sprint. By tracking the number of story points the team can
M. David Green, Feb 16
Scrum Artifacts: Definition of Done
Declaring a story to be done is a means of verifying that all of its critical aspects have been completed based on the way each team works.
Design & UX
John Barton, Feb 16
An Engineering Manager's Guide to Rebranding
Ever wondered how rebranding works? 99designs Engineering Manager John Barton conveys how to rebrand efficiently and correctly.
Design & UX
Jason Lengstorf, Feb 15
How to Overcome All Your Fears Without Being Brave
Why are we afraid of safe things, and cheerfully cavalier about things that are actually dangerous? Science (and Jason) has some useful suggestions.
M. David Green, Feb 13
Scrum Artifacts: Scrum Board
There are electronic tools and services that are designed to help teams capture and manage stories as they move from one state to the next.
Design & UX
Ophelie Lechat, Feb 10
Giveaway: Get a New Logo from 99designs for Free
The best 99designs offer available: a free contest giveaway, and a free $99 upgrade on any logo or design contest.
M. David Green, Feb 09
Scrum Artifacts: Sprint Backlog
The sprint backlog is the set of developer stories that the team has committed to working on during the current sprint.
M. David Green, Feb 06
Scrum Artifacts: Product Backlog
Stories for the development team emerge from the product owner's product backlog.
Abhishek Talreja, Feb 03
How Processes Overcome These Small Business Productivity Hurdles
Businesses without good process management leave a lot of money on the table. Here's how you can boost your small business productivity.
M. David Green, Feb 02
Scrum Artifacts: Stories
One of the most basic artifacts of scrum for web and mobile work is the story that describes a feature to be worked on.
Design & UX
Kelsey Bryant, Jan 31
Kerry Ellis Shares Her Passion for Book Cover Design
What makes a good book cover designer, and how can you work with one? Kerry Ellis, one of 99designs' top designers, shares her advice.
M. David Green, Jan 30
Scrum Rituals: Sprint Retrospective
If the daily standup is one of the most iconic rituals of scrum, the sprint retrospective may be the most representative of the agile philosophy.
Michelle Nickolaisen, Jan 20
How to Earn Passive Income by Creating Digital Info Products
Freelance income has its ups and downs. Info products can help you diversify your income--and they're easy to create. Here's how to get started.
Paul Maplesden, Jan 18
8 PayPal Alternatives for Your Online Business
PayPal is the biggest name in online payments, but it's risky to rely on it solely. These PayPal alternatives allow you to diversify your payment options.
Andrew McDermott, Jan 17
6 Red Flags That Signal the End of Your Career
Some career red flags are obvious, but the most common ones hide in our blind spots. Andrew McDermott shows you how to detect them.
M. David Green, Jan 17
Scrum Rituals: Daily Standup
Design & UX
Aja Frost, Jan 16
4 Ways to Turn Your Site Into Your Best Salesperson
Talented salespeople are a wonderful asset to business but they don't come cheap. Aja has 4 ways to permanently increase your website conversion rates.
M. David Green, Jan 09