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Make Sure a User Story Has Enough Detail

Make Sure a User Story Has Enough Detail

I have observed many times that a user story is not up to the mark, especially if the product owner is internal. . . .

Fun with Scrum Is Important

Fun with Scrum Is Important

I have been working on a Scrum team as a team member for 10 sprints (about 5 months), and I have found that time for fun is very important. . . .

The Two-Week Sprint Monster

The Two-Week Sprint Monster

I recently received a diagram that illustrated the integration of the Scrum framework in a government software development plan. It was well put together, but I noticed a peculiar item . . .

Scrum Versus Kanban

Scrum Versus Kanban

Lately I hear these questions a lot: "Is Scrum better, or Kanban?" "What is more suitable for my project -- Kanban or Scrum?" These questions, and sometimes the responses to them, put managers in a dilemma about which framework to embrace. . . .

Motivation 3.0 Is Required to Transition from Tribe Stage 3 to Tribe Stage 4

Motivation 3.0 Is Required to Transition from Tribe Stage 3 to Tribe Stage 4

Our current business operating system that is built around external, carrot-and-stick motivators -- which don't work and often do more harm than good. We need a system upgrade. And the science shows the way. . . .

Mapping and Costing Technical Debt
Power Play – The Project Manager in Scrum
The Art and Science of Servant Leader
The Story of a Product Owner

The Story of a Product Owner

I knew a product owner. He was a man who could turn a failing product into a product that kept demanding a huge infrastructure scaling. Let's call him Mr. R. . . .

Who Is Your Product Owner?

Who Is Your Product Owner?

There have been a lot of mixed views about the PO role from those who have been through a bad Agile implementation or haven't gone through a formal Agile/Scrum training. . . .

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