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5/14/2015 by Kaushik Saha
The difference between a project manager and a product owner is often discussed. Here I will summarize what I've gleaned about this topic.
5/14/2015 by Arif Kazi
We all know the power of a good metaphor. Some of us who work as change agents and evangelists in the Agile world will appreciate the use of metaphors more than others. Thanks to my wife, I now have a really good metaphor for Little's law.
5/13/2015 by Manikandan Raman
I have been doing Scrum training for the past few years, and sometimes I get this question from class participants: "Why in Scrum do we call it a ceremony and not a meeting?"
5/13/2015 by Andrew Lin
You just got a project, and you need to work with an outside consulting firm. How do you know the consulting firm is really running Agile/Scrum? Not Waterfall or Water-Scrum-Fall or Scrum-But?
5/12/2015 by Lizzy Morris
I am convinced of this truth: Continuous improvement isn't a target but a journey.
5/12/2015 by Michael Barone
The sprint retrospective event is, in my opinion, the most important event in Scrum. Of course I did not invent it, but I do perform the event a little differently than most.
5/11/2015 by SAVVY KATHAM
Have you ever wondered why there are a lot of scrutiny and checkpoints on IT programs and projects? Because there's an investment involved.
5/8/2015 by Ankush Sabharwal
The size of a story should be as small as possible. I know it can be difficult to create smaller stories, but trust me, you will get better with time, and eventually you will see results that make you happy. Here are some tips.
5/7/2015 by Wei Zhou
One day, a new ScrumMaster -- I'll call him Jack -- came to see me. "Hey, Joe," he said. "You know, sometimes I think Waterfall is better for a cross-functional team." . . .
5/6/2015 by Aaron D'Souza
Often teams struggle with picking the right-sized user story. Teams should involve the product owner and negotiate the feature if it ends up being too complex.