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1/27/2014 by Ajay Kabra
We all know that Scrum has three roles: the product owner, ScrumMaster, and the development team. For each role, I have determined one high-level element that would typically define that role and its related responsibilities. . . .
1/24/2014 by Christian Vos
If you want to learn to play the piano, it's going to be a tough endeavor if it takes 30 minutes before your piano produces a sound after you press a key. . . .
1/23/2014 by Manoj Khanna
Some POs may lose their focus on the team as external priorities shift. To address this and a few other factors that can affect the transition from being an average PO to being a stellar PO, I've listed some traits that can help a PO move in that direction. . . .
1/22/2014 by Vignesh Murthy
Work agreements are the set of rules/disciplines/processes the team agrees to follow without fail to make themselves more efficient and successful. This system has worked really well for my team. . . .
1/21/2014 by Prabhakar Gumma
The effectiveness of retrospection ceremonies depends on the way action items are tracked to closure. Here are some common observations I have made, based on my experience with teams performing Scrum retrospectives. . . .
1/20/2014 by Khurram Mahmood
One of the principles of the Agile Manifesto states, "The best architectures, requirements, and designs emerge from self-organizing teams." The key term in this principle is team.
1/17/2014 by Davi Gabriel da Silva
Applying Scrum in an organization that is not familiar with Agile can be challenging, even for the most seasoned ScrumMaster. Here are some lessons I have learned. . . .
1/16/2014 by Mohammed Naveed
The INVEST scale is a simple yet effective measure of user story feasibility in the current sprint, based on the INVEST principle. This scale has provided lots of benefits to my current project. . . .
1/16/2014 by Deema Dajani
Executive leadership often advocates going Agile, but do they really understand what it means?
1/15/2014 by Dasha Moskalenko
Very early into our first project, we found that the traditional Scrum approach was too time-consuming for the business team, blurred the boundaries of responsibility among team members and the product owner, and included performance indicators not suited for a diverse business project team. . . .