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2/18/2016 by Magnus Dahlgren
What can ScrumMasters or product owners do when new items have been added to the backlog, but they haven't yet been estimated?
2/18/2016 by Michael McCalla
As an Agile coach, I am always looking for analogies to better explain Agile practices. As I recently listened to the forecast of a severe winter storm approaching Philadelphia, I couldn't help but notice the similarities between predicting winter storm snow accumulations and estimating epics.
2/17/2016 by Zahid Owais
"Quality" is one of the most commonly used terms, and at the same time the most misunderstood. There is a great need to understand it, so let's try to explain quality and how we can ensure the quality of our products.
2/17/2016 by Ryan Jenkins
Being a ScrumMaster requires a complex and varied set of skills, including how to be a coach and facilitator, resolve conflicts, remove impediments and manage stakeholders. These are the topics that I’m going focus on here.
2/16/2016 by Eve Reed-Hill
When feedback is a waste of time, those in the session tend to feel rejected, defeated, and hopeless. How do we create a healthy feedback session? Through engagement. Activity-based retrospectives will bring the team life and energy.
2/16/2016 by Raghu Challapilla
It may seem odd to discuss spiritual leadership here, but spirituality in the context of this article means to fully connect with oneself and realize one's deepest expression of being.
2/15/2016 by Saad Ali Jan
Test automation is key to Agile development. And being on an Agile team means that we are always addressing these questions: How far should we automate? What should not be included? How quickly can we develop, test, and deliver?
2/12/2016 by Rasmus Kaae
People who work with horses make better leaders, according to a Swedish study. I've found this to be true in my handling of Scrum teams, and here's why.
2/12/2016 by Alhad Akole
In looking at a series of team retrospectives, the data told me that the same issues were resurfacing after every other sprint. That is when I realized that the team should have a Retrospective of Retrospectives.
2/11/2016 by Rumesh Wijetunge
An issue with most IT project teams is that they jump into solution implementation without proper planning. I would like to discuss an important responsibility of a ScrumMaster and a best practice to ensure that proper planning is done.