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1/23/2015 by Anand Vyas
The retrospective is one of the most important ceremonies that the Scrum team performs. It is the very essence of Scrum, allowing us to "inspect and adapt." However, I often feel that new teams are lost in the retrospective. . . .
1/23/2015 by Samuel Nadarajan
I asked my project manager about areas where I could improve on the job, and I was surprised at his answer . . .
1/22/2015 by Manali Gupta
Prioritizing the backlog is very important -- but the question is why it is important and how it helps in making a quality deliverable for customers.
1/22/2015 by Vijay Bandaru
Ever since I started working in Agile, I have been observing my wife's way of working and how she manages our kids' dynamic expectations. I keep seeing ways to correlate her methods to Agile.
1/21/2015 by Niranjan Nerlige V
The role of the product owner is very important in Agile product development, especially in Scrum. Here I would like to give my perspective of the role of the product owner, based on my coaching and teaching Scrum to teams.
1/21/2015 by Meghana Niranjan Parwate
Retrospectives play a very important role, as they are that specifically planned time when the team talks about the feed-forward mechanism, looking at areas of improvements for forthcoming sprints.
1/20/2015 by Murilo Lessa
Culture cannot be built. You can only focus on creating the right conditions for it to flourish. Culture plays a big part in how people perceive and go about their work, and it is a fundamental piece of a successful Agile transformation.
1/20/2015 by Hiroshi Hiromoto Nako
A team that commits to an action plan and then executes it could be continuously improving. However, such teams have mentioned to me that they feel that they don't improve or that their retrospectives aren't helping. What's going on?
1/19/2015 by Deema Dajani
Many of the challenges faced in introducing Agile are actually based in myth rather than reality. You may hear your organization executives or your teams repeating them. Let's take a look at three of those common myths and help you arm yourself with good responses.
1/19/2015 by Doug Snyder
I was first assigned the role of ScrumMaster shortly after attending a three-day Scrum Boot Camp class. I remember thinking, "I have no idea how to do this job."