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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.
2/10/2016 by Amit Maheshwari
We all agree with the importance of architects for coming up with logical, physical, and application architecture. However, I have yet to see a team that has a fully committed architect.
2/10/2016 by Ryan Jenkins
Transitioning to Agile is as much about organizational change, empowering your teams, and a mindset shift as it is about changing the way your teams do their day-to-day work. There are a few things that will help you, as a manager, through this transition.
2/9/2016 by Srinivasan Krishnamoorthi
I worked in a program recently wherein part of the work was done in Waterfall and the other part was done in Agile. Here are the problems we quickly ran into.
2/9/2016 by Eugene L.
The distinction between the ScrumMaster and the traditional project manager is often confusing to organizational leaders. This article aims to clarify the differences between the two roles, in an effort to deepen the understanding of how value is derived from each of them.
2/8/2016 by Richard De Francesco
It is all too common for Agile teams to see the task burn-down chart in isolation of the big picture, a tendency that provides a false sense of security. Here are some ways I tackled this problem, working with my own team.
2/8/2016 by Joe Kelley
You can't stop employee turnover. However, you can focus on easing the inevitable transition, so as to lessen the negative effects it can have on your team and velocity.
2/5/2016 by Alhad Akole
Based on my Agile coaching experience and observations, some typical ScrumMaster behaviors cause Agile projects to revert to the Waterfall model or go into Scrum-But mode. Here are behaviors to guard against.
2/5/2016 by Ravi Sankar Konidena
Contract negotiation is part of the traditional project management environment, unlike customer collaboration. Here are some of the ways I've found Scrum to be useful in this environment.
2/4/2016 by Niroshan Pushpa Kumara Madampitige
The retrospective is usually held right after the sprint demo. Many teams don't understand the real reason for having a retrospective at the end of every sprint. But among other Scrum ceremonies, the retrospective is one of the key ceremonies that has to be right.