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10/20/2014 by Rick Waters
It's easy to take [a] team out to an event and get them involved in doing activities together, or engage them in team-building exercises where they have to work together to achieve a goal, but to really get the team to come together and care for one another is not easily orchestrated. . . . Please read my tale of a team event when we stumbled upon exactly what we had needed.
10/17/2014 by Leonardo Miranda
Meetings are important not only as an opportunity to bring teams together but also as a way to avoid unnecessary time loss and costly rework. However, if not properly conducted, they tend to become time-consuming and unproductive. . . .
10/16/2014 by Raj Kasturi
I hope I have your attention on this topic -- you know how important it is in communication to have everyone paying attention, listening, and reading from a context perspective!
10/15/2014 by Emilia Breton-Lake
Today Agile frameworks are being implemented by a wide variety of organizations. They often begin applying frameworks such as Scrum without fully integrating the principles behind the Agile Manifesto into their culture.
10/14/2014 by Molood Noori Alavijeh
Be honest and tell me if you have seen user stories that read something like this: "As a team member, I want to finish coding module XYZ so that it can be tested by the continuous integration team." If I were a developer, I would have a very hard time understanding why I should be writing this code.
10/13/2014 by Prakash Mallappa Pujar
What are the criteria for product backlogs to get short-listed for prioritization? Is it only the business priority? Think again.
10/13/2014 by Balachandra Sekhar M
I was thinking about how to answer a common question from team members: "Why do you think Scrum works better than our current model (Waterfall)?" Then I thought of an example that is nearer to a developer's mind.
10/10/2014 by Jimmy Mathew
To help people understand the relevance and use of reestimation, I like to give a small example. . . .
10/10/2014 by Syed Ali
There are lot of rules and definitions for successful and efficient user stories. INVEST is one of them, helping make a user story a possible deliverable in our sprints.
10/9/2014 by Robin Hackshall
In Scrum there is no formal event that covers the refinement of the product backlog. . . .