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Bringing Scrum Back to Life

Bringing Scrum Back to Life

If your team is having problems and you want to bring Scrum back to life, maybe the best thing to do is to let it "die" first, and then bring it back to life by using a new name or metaphor.

Minimizing the Cost of Production and the Cost of Delay

Minimizing the Cost of Production and the Cost of Delay

Specific situations increase the cost of production and/or the cost of delay of a product. However, both Agile practices and good business practices can help a team decrease both.

Challenges of Large System-Integration Agile Projects

Challenges of Large System-Integration Agile Projects

A large system-integration project is a challenge. Having to adopt the Agile method to implement a large-system integration project can be even more challenging if the development team is not empowered by the organization.

The Agility of Apollo 13

The Agility of Apollo 13

When I conduct an orientation for project team members new to Agile, I show a very brief clip from the movie Apollo 13 to set the stage for an interactive Scrum coaching event, which I would like to share with you.

Energize Your Team with a Scroll of Honor

Energize Your Team with a Scroll of Honor

With constant timeboxed deliveries, the pressure of commitment and quality can often drain even high-performing teams. Therefore, as a ScrumMaster, it is your responsibility to ramp up the morale and spirit of your team.

Continuous Attention

Continuous Attention

Continuous integration, continuous deployment, and continuous delivery are creating a buzz in Agile circles. There is a fourth element of continuity that works behind the scenes: continuous attention.

Achieving Story Maturity

Achieving Story Maturity

Scrum teams usually face the dilemma of determining which stories are good enough to be considered for sprint planning. I'll share some important best practices that I have learned as a product owner.

The Importance of Zero-Talent Virtues in Agile Software Development

The Importance of Zero-Talent Virtues in Agile Software Development

I recently come across a popular meme reciting ten virtues that require zero talent. At a group meeting, we brainstormed to uncover why these virtues are of prime importance to quality Agile software development.

What Happened to the Sprint Review?

What Happened to the Sprint Review?

We focus so much on the other ceremonies that the sprint review is often either quickly glossed over on the way to sprint planning, combined with the sprint retrospective, or simply not done at all. It may be time for a refresher on the sprint review.

Overcoming Scrum Team Challenges

Overcoming Scrum Team Challenges

Scrum teams generate unique challenges. I've highlighted a few major challenges for both team and ScrumMaster, and I offer ways that a ScrumMaster can face them.

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