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6/9/2016 by Saumya Nigam
Before estimating stories, we need to address one question: What drives estimation? I believe that estimation is always driven by three major factors. . . .
6/9/2016 by James Prieto
As part of valuing “Individuals and interactions over processes and tools,” this article outlines a journaling process to help coaches, ScrumMasters, and project managers in transition develop self-awareness to be present for their teams.
6/7/2016 by Sunder Iyer
The other day I was considering the idea of developing a collaborative planning workshop for a group with relatively little experience in Scrum. I thought of cricket as a classic example to use in the workshop.
6/7/2016 by Ravi Sankar Konidena
The complex leadership responsibilities of ScrumMasters mean that often it is essential for them to dedicate some of their time to software development. Delivering quality code is a primary concern for ScrumMasters, and certain practices can prove helpful.
6/6/2016 by Michael McCalla
Technical debt is a natural product of traditional and Waterfall behaviors in which the development and QA teams are held to the fire to meet a project delivery date. And make no mistake: Technical debt puts the business at risk.
6/3/2016 by Graham Bishton
I recently had an idea about how we could use the children's card game Happy Families to showcase the strengths of Scrum. I hope this description will showcase some of the the differences between Waterfall and Scrum methods.
6/3/2016 by Terry Harmer
Sometimes teams need a little help with deciding who will work on which task.
6/2/2016 by Anto Chellappa
A ScrumMaster is not someone who simply facilitates Scrum process/events and makes the team answer three questions in the Daily Scrum. The role is more than that, and I learned some of its other aspects the hard way.
6/2/2016 by Tina (Johnson) Gustafson
I am grateful that I participate in leadership assessments in the roles I've served in as a ScrumMaster and product owner. I'm will share the high-level valuable insights I've gained; perhaps they can be of help.
6/1/2016 by Vijay Bandaru
If you are a product owner, you know that to be successful and continuously deliver awesome products, you must manage your product backlog effectively. Here are some tips to help.