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10/21/2014 by Manoj Khanna
When projects are undertaken using Scrum, there often is the tendency to feel compelled to do everything in an accelerated manner, and this extends to taking on multiple tasks while previous ones have not yet been completed. This is not the way to approach Scrum.
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
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.