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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.
4/14/2016 by Wajih Aslam
Follow these steps to overcome the hurdles that are frequently encountered during the making of a self-organizing team.
4/13/2016 by Vishal Budhwant
I recently discussed the topic of multitasking at a meet-up. The theme was how multitasking kills productivity and lowers the quality of an individual's work and as well as that of a team.
4/12/2016 by Scott Lively
One of my biggest pet peeves is not completing stories in the sprint during which we've agreed to do them. End-of-sprint data plays an important role in helping us understand where we have failed in this regard, and what we need to do to improve.