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My Agile Journey

My Agile Journey

When I worked for several years as a traditional project manager, I used to think I knew how to manage a project. I thought controlling everything was the best way to manage it. . . .

Is Scrum a Discipline?

Is Scrum a Discipline?

As a software engineer with a martial arts background, I see many parallels between Scrum and the martial arts style that I practice.

5 Major Symptoms of Ineffective Retrospectives

5 Major Symptoms of Ineffective Retrospectives

A retrospective is one of the core events of Agile practices. But for most teams, retrospectives are not as effective as they should be. Here are the five major symptoms of ineffective or dysfunctional retrospectives.

Why Retrospectives Are Important

Why Retrospectives Are Important

Why should we have retrospective meetings after every sprint or iteration? I have observed that some project teams skip the retrospective process, thinking that they save time by doing so. However, this only creates adverse effects.

It's Time for a Sexy Sprint

It's Time for a Sexy Sprint

In a feature-driven environment, one in which "good enough" is good enough, I find that sometimes we don't look at our product and ask, "Does it really stand out from the crowd?"

A New Approach to Scrum Team Appraisals

A New Approach to Scrum Team Appraisals

In Scrum, challenges arise when we must perform evaluations. Scrum teams work together to complete the commitments they have made collectively for a sprint. Therefore, evaluating an individual becomes difficult.  

Agile and KPIs

Agile and KPIs

Consider what the KPIs of Agile teams should be. I believe you have a choice between two categories . . .

Why Organizational Activities Matter

Why Organizational Activities Matter

Any organization performs a colossal number of day-to-day activities, but not all of them translate into benefit. When thinking Agile, there is one important question every organization needs to ask.  

ScrumMaster Service to the Product Owner

ScrumMaster Service to the Product Owner

After a recent training class, I realized that in conversations with ScrumMasters, they've talked about their coaching efforts with their development teams, but not about what they've done to support their product owner.

6 Levels of Doneness

6 Levels of Doneness

When I coach clients, our usual concerns are about how to implement an Agile framework for large organizations.

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