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Author Archives: Rajaraman Raghuraman

Rajaraman Raghuraman
Rajaraman Raghuraman is a highly passionate software craftsman with 8+ years of experience in the IT industry. He is also the owner of AgileDevTest Blog (http://agiledevtest.blogspot.com) and author of an Ebook "Programmer's Motivation for Beginners" which is available at http://programmersmotivation.com.

Biggest hindrances to being agile

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I often wonder how projects fail to be agile enough even though the team consists of talented team members.  So today I am planning to summarize few points that are the biggest hindrances to being agile in a team based environment. 1.  Laziness / Procrastination I think this is by far the number one hindrance to being agile.  This habit ...

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Attitudes of a Great Software Developer !!!

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Software development is an art, not just a science.  You can learn all the technicalities of software development, but you need to be absolutely passionate about coding and perceive it as an art to be extremely good at it.  If you are one such person, I will introduce you to the journey of becoming a “Great Developer”.  The objective of ...

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What an Agile Project needs for success

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In my previous posts I explained about the Attitude of a Great Software Developer and Attitude of a Great Software Tester.  I am a huge fan of Agile methodologies.  I believe, if an Agile project needs to be successful, there are certain factors that will make it happen.               Technical Craft The technical capabilities ...

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11 Reasons why products fail in the market

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Not all the product ideas get transformed into actual products.  Only a few pass that stage and get to the market as a Product.  And there are even fewer products that are actually successful.  So what are the reasons why products fail in the market.  In this post I am outlining a few reasons in my practical experience which can ...

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Attitudes of a Great Software Tester

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In my previous post, I explained in my own words the “Attitude of a Great Software Developer“.  This post will focus on the testers.  Developers and Testers are two great personalities that work literally in the opposite direction but towards a common goal of producing good quality software.  One deals with the making aspect of the software and other with ...

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MVP – Minimum Viable Product strategy

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Not all good ideas turn out into great products.  There are quite a few products that fail in the market due to a variety of reasons.  But does it stop us from investing in the Products? How do we find out if a Product is going to be a hit in the market?  And more importantly how do we find ...

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11 areas an Agile Project Manager needs to focus on

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In my previous posts I focused on the Attitudes of a Great Software Developer and the Attitudes of a Great Software Tester. An Agile project’s success also depends a lot on the Agile Project Manager. The decisions he takes and the emphasis he provides on certain areas will pave the way for a successful Agile Project. In this post, I ...

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Agile is not for you IF

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In my previous posts I have tried to put forward my points on What an Agile Project needs for success, 11 areas an Agile Project Manager needs to focus o… and Scrum meeting. Are you kidding me? In this post I am going to describe in my own words and experiences that Agile is not for you if you are among ...

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