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Automation and Virtualization

Automation and Virtualization

Imagine a scenario in which millions of check-ins are happening every day. One of the main bottlenecks . . .  for such organizations is the inability to make testable builds available as quickly as possible. . . . This is the biggest challenge holding them back from timely delivery of working software to customers.

The Power of a Whiteboard During Meetings

The Power of a Whiteboard During Meetings

In Scrum meetings, participation of team members, and specifically participating together, is important. At times, however, participation is not balanced in a meeting. . . .

S.C.R.U.M.

S.C.R.U.M.

When I teach Scrum courses, there is always a common question: "What does the acronym S.C.R.U.M. mean?"

The Idea and Rationale of Sprint Zero

The Idea and Rationale of Sprint Zero

Sprint Zero allows developers to get acquainted with the work at hand, evaluate the available information, get clarifications, and communicate with clients, which helps prepare a mind-set about how to deliver the project.

Test-Driven Development Surveillance

Test-Driven Development Surveillance

In this post, I'm sharing my encounters with different teams and their understanding of TDD. It's surprising to find that lots of wrong interpretations are still fairly common in the industry.

Applying Lean to Scrum

Applying Lean to Scrum

Besides following the standard practices during retrospectives, one of the ways to enhance Scrum's effectiveness is to eliminate the "waste" in your sprints. [Here] are a few things that could help a team improve at frequent intervals.

Key Takeaways from a CSM Workshop

Key Takeaways from a CSM Workshop

I recently attended a Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) workshop. I would like to share the key takeaways from the workshop. . . .

Pigs and Painting

Pigs and Painting

Nine days completely off the network. Some rule being enforced within the organization. I needed something somewhat relaxing, but productive, to keep my thoughts distracted enough to not drive myself crazy. . . .

The Hackathon: Free Your Mind

The Hackathon: Free Your Mind

We all know the various roles on a Scrum team and how to iterate over a sprint. . . . A Scrum team will do this over and over again to build great software products. What is missing? . . . When and how do teams come up with brilliant and new innovative ideas?

Enterprise Agile Adoption

Enterprise Agile Adoption

While most of our clients focus on teams and projects, some have reached out to us to scale Agile to large programs and portfolios. This article identifies the key challenges we have encountered when organizations want to adopt Agile at the enterprise level.

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