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SWAG:A story point is anarbitrary measure to understand the complexity of a user story. e1.WHAT IS SWAGSwag stands forScientific Wild Ass Guess, and is a slang word meaning arough estimatefrom an expert in the field, based on his/herexperience and intuition. A Scientific Wild AssGuess ismore precisethan a Wild Ass Guess, since Swag is estimated by an expertIn the Agile world,Swag is for portfolio itemsAS IN whatstory points are to backlog items.Swag providesa way to compare the size, time, and effortthat it will take tocomplete a setof featureswithout goingthrough detailed backlog estimating activitiesSwag does not have to be thesame unitas your backlog item estimate.2.Forced Ranking:Stakeholders are askedto prioritize all the PBIin order forcing them to give aunique increasingpriority numberto each increment.Highest priority is with lowest totalTo make sure that no two product backlog items have the same priorityS. NoS1S2S3S4TOTAL1R11423102R2231283R3324211Forced ranking is a controversialworkforcemanagement toolthat usesintenseyearlyevaluationsto identify acompany's best and worst performing employees,using person-to-person comparisons. In theory, each ranking will improvethe quality of theworkforceForced ranking isa business tool for managing limited resources. This becomes especiallyusefulin software projectsforscheduling features and functions,prioritizing bugs,schedulingresources for work activities, selectinginfrastructure and organizing testing and deploymentactivitiesAll forced ranking of business requirements must be business drivenUsed in Scrum in Backlog GroomingIt is also incorporated indirectly in the "minimum viable product" or MVP conceptThebenefits of forced ranking are tomanage limited resourcestowardsachieving the essentialparts of a system to meet primary goals3.Continuous Integration: -Continuous integration (CI) is asoftware engineering practicein whichisolated changes areimmediately tested and reported on when they are added to a larger code base. The goal of CI
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is toprovide rapid feedbackso that if a defect is introduced into the code base, it can beidentified and corrected as soon as possible. Continuous integration software tools can be usedto automate the testing and build a document trail.Different tools for Continuous IntegrationJenkins- It is an open source automation server writtenin Java.Jenkins helps to automatethenon-human part of thewhole software development process, with now common things likecontinuous integration, but by further empowering teams to implement the technical part of aContinuous Delivery.Bamboo- It is a continuous integration server from Atlassian, the makers of JIRA, Confluence andCrowd. It is used tobuild, test and deploy applications automatically as per requirements andthus helps speed up the release process. Bamboo supports builds in a number of programminglanguagesCodeship

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