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4/21/2016 by Punita Dave
I am frequently asked by new ScrumMasters how they can gain the trust and confidence of the team. Here are some insights and practices I have learned as a ScrumMaster and Agile coach.
4/21/2016 by Stacey Ackerman MA CSM CSPO
When I graduated from college and landed my first "real job," I expected to be empowered, to make a difference, and to contribute to the greater good of the company. The real world was a rude awakening.
4/20/2016 by Remya Agrasala
When our company decided to pursue the ISO 9001:2015 (latest version) certification, I worried about parts of the process. However, I discovered that it went hand in hand with how we work as an Agile team. Here's what we learned.
4/20/2016 by Robin Hackshall
We have all been in a retrospective or planning session in which some members sit back and take little or no part in the proceedings. If this sounds familiar, then your team may not be participating effectively.
4/19/2016 by Saumya Nigam
Estimating user stories is an important activity, but I find that teams often struggle to truly understand why.
4/19/2016 by Pedro Gustavo Torres
My ideas about the well-known chicken-and-pig fable have changed dramatically since I first heard the story in 2010.
4/18/2016 by Navdeep Jain
"Doing Agile" is now common; organizations and their teams are doing it day in, day out. However, "being Agile" is tough, so it's advisable for organizations to form a group or a more formal entity, such as an Agile Center of Excellence (COE).
4/18/2016 by Irfan Hanif
Business Intelligence (BI) environments are becoming increasingly complex, and those developing BI systems are frazzled due to poor data quality, continuously changing requirements, and emerging technologies. Agile, and the right user stories, can help.
4/15/2016 by Vyom Bharadwaj
It is absolutely essential to engage stakeholders for any Agile project's success. In Agile projects, a Scrum team or the ScrumMaster should use and develop the necessary soft skills to interact and effectively work with the stakeholders.
4/14/2016 by Sandeep Paudel
Many people involved in Agile/Scrum implementation projects repeatedly ask me the same questions about user stories. Below are the questions and the corresponding answers that I share.