1/17/2012 by Narasimhan Anantharangachar
Agile teams estimate story size during Release Planning and estimate efforts for tasks during Sprint Planning. This is perhaps true for most Agile teams while some of them have different approaches based on the training and/or coaching they ha...
1/16/2012 by Tatyana Yanush
There is no such role as project manager in Scrum. But there are project managers in the organization. So what is the project manager supposed to do when the team is transitioning to Scrum? The easy part is that this question has already been ...
1/15/2012 by Kaushik Kakoty
We executed our project in a Scrum manner without even knowing our method was Scrum. What initially looked like an impossible project was delivered in six months, with exceptional customer satisfaction and confidence all around.
1/14/2012 by Stefan Conrad
Identifying the problem
It's difficult to change learned behavior, and even harder to change group habits. This is one reason I've had so many difficulties establishing Scrum in different companies in Germany. Most of my clients understand th...
1/13/2012 by Arijit Sarbagna
As we know, "Agile testing" is not a completely different testing procedure but a software testing practice, following the principles of the Agile life cycle. How? Its most salient aspect is that it emphasizes testing and close work with the e...
1/13/2012 by Lonnie Weaver-Johnson
On my journey to become a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), I’ve met a number of helpful and knowledgeable people. For those of you who may not know, part of the plan to become a CST consists of training with other current CSTs. One n...
1/12/2012 by Thomas Botton,Benoit Pointet
Dealing with a large amount of user stories (more than your fingers and toes can account for) is not easy, most often they sit one after the other in your product backlog, or they are shuffled on a story map. Dealing with user stories is basically...
1/12/2012 by Badri Srinivasan
In projects that implement Scrum, the role of the ScrumMaster is very crucial. The ScrumMaster facilitates the team to achieve the end goal of the customer focuses on ensuring that any impediments and road blocks faced by the team are removed, and he ensures that the core focus of the team is on developing the product/service for the customer under optimal conditions. Thus, he is in effect practicing “servant leadership” where the focus is on...