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Addressing Quality Concerns in Scrum

Addressing Quality Concerns in Scrum

In software development, the term "quality" has always been an area of concern. Because customers are the entity around which an organization's business strategy grows, they are the driving force that defines quality. This approach basically keeps you focused on "what customers need."

Estimation Through a Natural Evolution

Estimation Through a Natural Evolution

Much has been said about the term "Agile estimation." My aim is not to focus on estimation techniques but rather to talk about why we estimate at all.

Ball Runner: An Agile Game

Ball Runner: An Agile Game

I was toying with the idea of a game around work in progress (WIP), which can be incredibly stressful for teams. As part of a group effort at a meeting, we came up with a result that covers even more than my original intentions.

Contract Negotiations in a Scrum Team

Contract Negotiations in a Scrum Team

Many software developers think that contracts are something outside their domain. Sales people and executives sign contracts. The legal department writes them. Wrong!

The Power of Scrum

The Power of Scrum

I give Scrum a high rating because of the top benefits my team and I have realized: transparency, self-organization, and trust.

Relaxing the Iron Triangle to Deliver Quality

Relaxing the Iron Triangle to Deliver Quality

Traditional methods of project management have always found it challenging to embrace change. Is there a different potential approach toward managing work? We need a method that has seamless and nimble acceptance of change.

Firefighter or Effective Manager

Firefighter or Effective Manager

Whether we realize it or not, we live in an age of anxiety, a condition in which the mind is pulled in different directions. This results in an emotional state of distress that dominates our thoughts. It is a reaction to our circumstances, but it's also a choice.

When Scrum Becomes Stale

When Scrum Becomes Stale

Scrum seems to be a bit like bread: When it is fresh, it is very tasty, and everybody likes a slice of it. But after a few sprints doing the same routines for planning, dailies, reviews, and retrospectives, Scrum may turn stale.

Embracing Agile Principles

Embracing Agile Principles

What business wouldn't want to reduce waste, build a culture of knowledge, minimize risk, maximize the delivered business value, and be able to swiftly adopt to changing business needs or economic conditions. . . . Then why do some organizations accept so much waste?

The ScrumMaster's Oath

The ScrumMaster's Oath

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