Month: December 2014

Axure tips to create wireframes, prototypes, and user interface specifications

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tools & techniques / UX

Axure RP is a wireframing, prototyping, and specification software tool aimed at web and desktop applications. This article descrbies some tips to productively use Axure. Common Axure library (and use of masters) It’s interesting to provide an Axure file containing a repository of commonly used layouts, elements, flows, default dialogs. Make the Axure file available to the team via your document/filesharing tool. Authors of wireframes can use these elements to compose their wireframes / prototype. […]

Displaying a sprint planning using a Gantt chart

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anti-patterns / tools & techniques

Displaying a sprint planning using a Gantt chart Gantt charts have been invented and developed by Henry Gantt in the 1910s. These charts became more widely used by the US military during the Word War I. Project managers typically use Gantt charts to visualize the project planning, it visually shows the start and end date of tasks, plus any dependencies. A Gantt chart greatly visualizes how project phases or tasks are to be executed in […]

Daily (stand-up) status meeting = GIFTS

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agile / scrum / tools & techniques

Daily (stand-up) status meeting = GIFTS Een dagelijkse status meeting maakt inherent deel uit van het Scrum framework. Ook zonder toepassing van Scrum, is een dagelijkse status meeting heel nuttig. Andere benamingen voor de status meeting zijn: “huddle meeting”, of kortweg: “daily”, of “stand-up”. In het Scrum framework is de officiële benaming: “Daily Scrum” De objectieven van een dergelijke dagelijkse meeting zijn het bespreken van: De stand van zaken van het werk Verbetering van het […]