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9/27/2016 by Alhad Akole
We know velocity is useful in planning upcoming sprints. Here's a simple velocity calculation I have used to help the product owner or portfolio manager decide on budget or release time lines.
9/26/2016 by Anil Vittal
Conducting successful Product Backlog Refinement (PBR) ceremony is a challenge many Scrum teams struggle to overcome. How can a ScrumMaster tell whether the PBR is functioning properly?
9/26/2016 by Gowri Goli
I have been thinking about a practice followed by a telecom giant. I feel it provides one of the best approaches for getting the benefits of Waterfall along with the additional advantages of Agile.
9/23/2016 by Paul Basic
A sprinting athlete focuses purely on winning a short race, to go as fast as possible in the shortest possible time. Is that the sort of thing we are trying to achieve in software development? The answer is both yes and no.
9/22/2016 by Christian van Stom
Here is a new retrospective format aimed at shared understanding among teammates and their organization, in order to contribute toward a culture that motivates people.
9/22/2016 by Alex DiPasquale
While Agile defines three roles — product owner, ScrumMaster, and development team — it does not address job titles, which exist in the corporate world. However, job titles serve a valuable purpose for organizations and their employees.
9/21/2016 by Sanjit Sil
Stretch goals in Agile development allow the team to plan for a few more tasks in addition to their committed work during the sprint. Those additional tasks are not committed. Here is a discussion of the features, advantages, and disadvantages of stretch goals or objectives.
9/20/2016 by Saad Ali Jan
In the context of Agile, accuracy measures the degree to which new features provide any value. Precision measures how much value the features provide.
9/20/2016 by Rohit Vaze
More often than not, the decision to adopt Scrum is driven by inadequate knowledge of the core principles of Agile. People start their journey with full enthusiasm, only to realize later that things are not working out as expected.
9/19/2016 by Anurag Jauhari
Companies can adopt a culture of continuous assessment to inspect the effectiveness of their Agile implementation. My experience is that we did well to ask the following questions.