Articles published in September 2008

Scrum Role Playing

Scrum Role Playing

It is often said that to truly understand someone else, one must “walk a mile in that person’s shoes.” Similarly, taking on more than one role on a Scrum team, on a temporary basis at least, can have unexpected advantages that may offset the disadvantages.

How Do We Know When We Are Done?

How Do We Know When We Are Done?

Last week, two practitioners of Scrum shared ways in which their teams have defined done. This week, CST and CSC Mitch Lacey gives his own definition, one he argues is more in line with agile principles, both in its structure and in its formation.

What is Definition of Done (DoD)?

What is Definition of Done (DoD)?

This week we are featuring two articles and one news item, all related to the concept of "done" on a Scrum project. Panchal attempts to describe characteristics that should be in every team's Definition of Done.

Definition of Done: A Reference

Definition of Done: A Reference

Continuing our multi-article and news item discussion around defining done, this reference provides an exhaustive “thinking grid” that may help you when creating own unique definition of when a story is truly complete.