10/15/2013 by Prakash Mallappa Pujar
Sometimes Scrum teams start working on new user stories without officially closing an existing/previous user story that is still in progress. This can leave multiple stories open, and at the end of the sprint the team rushes to close all of them. . . .
10/14/2013 by Todd Wilson
Over the past year and a half, I've been extremely fortunate to live and work in an area of great coffee and great weather. Boise, Idaho, is perfect for walking and riding bikes. As an Agile coach, leader, and mentor, I've discovered that combining geographic and environmental attributes into my (almost) daily routine at work has spurred creativity beyond my expectations. To tell this story, I’m going to rely on a metaphor. . . .
10/10/2013 by Rajeswari (Raje) Kailasam
It is now common for team members to step into the role of ScrumMaster. They have figured out how to facilitate/navigate through ceremonies, know to create the right artifacts at the right time, and have learned to escalate the ideal issues to the right audience. But does that make them true ScrumMasters?
10/10/2013 by Tirrell Payton
Creating major change in an organization is tough. The change process in the context of an Agile transformation is even more tricky, because it tends to radiate out from the development group, rather than down from executive management. You have to be able to drive that change out, up, then down. And for that, you will need to create a sense of urgency.
10/9/2013 by Glen Wang
I would like to explain a self-management framework using a combination of UKD (Unity of Knowing and Doing philosophy) and Agile/Scrum values, principles, and practices. . . .
10/9/2013 by Rui Miguel Ferreira
I believe that most of you felt, during the Agile-adoption process, a kind of overenthusiasm, a feeling that "this is the solution to all evils." . . .
10/8/2013 by Srinath Ramakrishnan
A coaching model is a framework; it does not tell you how to coach but, rather, it's the underlying structure that you can use when you're coaching someone. . . .
10/8/2013 by Alvaro Triana Sanchez
While facilitating our "coding dojos," we start to wonder: Is it is possible to aim this exercise toward artists? Thus our art dojos were born. . . .
10/7/2013 by Catia Oliveira
Have you ever asked yourself how to fit legacy bugs into a sprint without endangering the commitment? If so, then this post might help you. . . .
10/4/2013 by Suresh Bansal
After you receive a CSM certification, is there a way to use the knowledge attained as a base and then build upon it, even if you are managing non-Scrum projects? I will briefly outline some pointers, and I encourage you to add to them. . . .