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2/15/2013 by Rajesh Pulaparambil
This is the one question Agile teams are always asking each other, and I see many questions in blogs related to it as well. How do we bid on a fixed-price project? It's a question I asked myself for a long time. Finally I've found a solution &mdas...
2/13/2013 by Glen Wang
Human beings have two basic kinds of capabilities. One is knowing, including learning, making decisions, and planning. Making decisions and planning are based on using past experience to judge the future. The other capability is doing, including e...
2/11/2013 by Jeff Meyer
When I first heard of the concept of Scrum nearly ten years ago, the role of the ScrumMaster seemed pretty easy to understand: a person who spent 50 percent of the time doing the same work as the team and 50 percent of the time enforcing the proce...
2/8/2013 by Kathryn Kuhn
I am blessed to live in Northern California, where our relentless commitment to preserving open space means that the San Francisco Bay Area boasts a wide variety of preserves with all levels of single track. Favorite trails reward mountain biker...
2/7/2013 by Ram Nanjun,Rich Valde,Maria Matarelli
Coaching can be done by anyone on a team. Managers, ScrumMasters, product owners, anyone can help the team focus on removing impediments, working toward continuous improvement, and guiding the team toward higher performance. Having a coach dedicat...
2/6/2013 by Amit Gupta
It's the most ignored and misunderstood software engineering process in the most famous software management process: Scrum unit testing.
For developers, it's boring, tedious, time-consuming. There's no time in sprints to do this extra activity, a...
2/5/2013 by Avelino Ferreira Gomes Filho
Absent ScrumMaster, poorly defined requirements, inexperienced team, absent product owner, impossible goals. Sometimes things go wrong even with Scrum projects. This article describes my professional experience in replacing the Scrum...
2/4/2013 by Rui Miguel Ferreira
Noise is something that we usually associate with a sound, especially a strong or unexpected one. Truly, it's much more than that, and it can be felt in different forms and shapes.
It can be as simple as just mentioned, a louder sound that emerge...
2/1/2013 by Bill Rinko-Gay
Organizations that are trying to implement Agile may turn to Scrum. But unless you make the shift and become Agile, implementing Scrum won't let you achieve the success that Agile is known for.
I call organizations that implement Scrum without ma...
1/30/2013 by Sarabjit Singh Bakshi
As my life responsibilities started growing, I began to feel the need to hire a domestic helper. The triple constraints of time, money, and relationships in life were what I was fighting through. Keeping myself busy on trivial issues that I was ...