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Combining Agile Frameworks

Combining Agile Frameworks

A number of Agile frameworks and technical practices can be combined for the successful implementation of Agile projects. But before an organization gets to the point of combining frameworks, it must be ready to learn and sometimes even fail in the process of learning.

How to Deal with Chaos in Agile

How to Deal with Chaos in Agile

The only people in the entire organization who have up-to-date information on the product domain and the technical domain, and who know who is doing which work now, are the experts on the team. This is at the heart of reducing chaos in product delivery.

The Project Box: Evolving Beyond the Triple Constraint

The Project Box: Evolving Beyond the Triple Constraint

The triple constraint is well known, but it has its problems. Here I propose the "project box" for describing the interaction of time, cost, quality, and scope for many software projects.

My Family Is a Scrum Team, and I Didn't Even Know It!

My Family Is a Scrum Team, and I Didn't Even Know It!

My family has been a Scrum team since long before the word Scrum first entered my vocabulary. No, we don't play rugby or build websites. It's how we work as a team that makes us a Scrum family.

Supporting Distributed Scrum Teams

Supporting Distributed Scrum Teams

Distributed Scrum is never going to be easy, but there are ways to make it easier. Here is a practical guide for ScrumMasters of distributed teams to make the process work as best it can.

Software Testing in Scrum

Software Testing in Scrum

Is it difficult for testers to adapt to Scrum? I don't think so, but here are what I think are the difficulties -- and the rewards.

Walk Your Agile Pets!

Walk Your Agile Pets!

In my experience, certain factors can slow teams down or even stop them in their tracks. But if we "walk our pets" in Agile, we can avoid some of these problems.

Ready, Set, Sprint!

Ready, Set, Sprint!

Most teams understand the value of defining stories. Often, though, teams are challenged to define an item as to whether it is ready to get from the product backlog into a sprint backlog.

Transforming to Cross-Functional Teams

Transforming to Cross-Functional Teams

In transforming my organization from Waterfall to Agile, one of my biggest challenges was moving from function-based teams to cross-functional, feature-based teams. I thought I would share my story for others looking to do the same.

Management Expectations in the Agile World

Management Expectations in the Agile World

This article discusses some of the metrics that I have come across recently that are anti-Agile patterns. I would like to highlight them and elicit your comments and suggestions.

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