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5/13/2016 by Ryan Babbidge
Each of my children uses Agile principles and practices in different ways to accomplish his or her goals. To have my children do this, this early in their lives, gives me great satisfaction because they are learning how to make their lives simpler and more efficient.
5/12/2016 by Robin Hackshall
Whether you are using Scrum or another software delivery method, it is highly likely that you will be working as a group in order to achieve your goals -- you will, in fact, be team workers. What are the necessary traits?
5/12/2016 by Kamisetti Sateesh
How can we make sprint retrospectives more effective? It takes time to create stable teams, but retrospectives play a major role in shaping the team and in making Scrum the right fit for an organization.
5/11/2016 by Patrick Norton
Over the years, I've found that one of the biggest hurdles in getting (and keeping) a team to think in an Agile Scrum manner is the fact that the ScrumMaster is not the boss. As with many things in life, this is easy to say and more difficult to practice.
5/11/2016 by Dr. Swapn (Sam) Sinha
A ScrumMaster is responsible for removing all impediments that stand in the way of the Scrum team during a sprint. Though the role of a ScrumMaster seems pretty straightforward, there are many aspects to what he or she does.
5/10/2016 by Liz Lewinson
I recently interviewed for a coaching role. The teams were definitely having problems; the good news is that an Agile coach can slowly untangle all the issues. But here's the key: Scrum works, but scrambled Scrum does not.
5/10/2016 by Samir Goswami
In software development, the term "quality" has always been an area of concern. Because customers are the entity around which an organization's business strategy grows, they are the driving force that defines quality. This approach basically keeps you focused on "what customers need."
5/9/2016 by Primitivo Cachero Viejo
Much has been said about the term "Agile estimation." My aim is not to focus on estimation techniques but rather to talk about why we estimate at all.
5/6/2016 by Lloyd Jones
I was toying with the idea of a game around work in progress (WIP), which can be incredibly stressful for teams. As part of a group effort at a meeting, we came up with a result that covers even more than my original intentions.
5/5/2016 by Michael Kuesters
Many software developers think that contracts are something outside their domain. Sales people and executives sign contracts. The legal department writes them. Wrong!