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Sprint Backlog Spillover

Sprint Backlog Spillover

Spillover is the inability to meet the "Done" criteria for all stories in a sprint. It is critical to draw patterns from a spillover to identify its root causes and apply the learnings to subsequent sprints to avoid its reoccurrence.

Bringing Order to a world of Chaos – Scrumban Style

Bringing Order to a world of Chaos – Scrumban Style

Although in several enterprise scenarios you can guide your customers through the Scrum development process, not all customers can do this owing to their business environment.

Upholding Scrum Values for Better Leadership

Upholding Scrum Values for Better Leadership

Because Scrum focuses on getting work done through a team, leadershipoften does not get to learn or practice Scrum on the ground. But I have found many ways to improve as a leader through practicing Scrum.

Why Not to Extend a Sprint

Why Not to Extend a Sprint

A sprint end is a lot of things, but it is not a deadline.

Common Failure Points in Scrum Implementation

Common Failure Points in Scrum Implementation

Based on my experience in coaching, consulting, and training, I have compiled a list of what are, in my perspective, common Scrum implementation failure points.

The Good, the Bad, and the Legacy

The Good, the Bad, and the Legacy

I do not want to lie: legacy applications are a real pain.

Great Scrum Masters Are First Good Product Owners

Great Scrum Masters Are First Good Product Owners

The relationship between the product owner and ScrumMaster is a special and meaningful relationship.

Should Teams Identify Tasks During Sprint Planning?

Should Teams Identify Tasks During Sprint Planning?

I am sure that most of you require that your team identify tasks during the sprint or iteration planning. But is identifying tasks worth the effort?

Agile Testing and the Cost of Assumption

Agile Testing and the Cost of Assumption

There is a strong tendency for testers, developers, and stakeholders to make decisions with the assumption that a product or feature will work as expected, without any form of proof.

Agile Maturity and the Definition of Done

Agile Maturity and the Definition of Done

The "perfect" Definition of Done is a powerful concept, and one that can help bring into focus the maturity level of a team or organization.

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