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10/14/2016 by Ramesh Pala
How do we plan for unplanned work in a sprint? I would like to share my thoughts on this topic, because I see Scrum Teams struggling with unplanned work even though they do lot of planning to build their sprint backlog.
10/14/2016 by Erich Buhler
Here I explain a few theories of organization, which I think can help people understand what happens during a transformation and empower them to make better decisions during turbulent times.
10/13/2016 by Alex DiPasquale
The Scrum Team’s role is to understand and implement the product owner’s vision. It must be clearly worded, stand alone, describe one piece of functionality, and be small enough to complete in one sprint.
The template that I use breaks the user story down into three components.
10/13/2016 by Vinay Naik
One of the principles of Agile underscores the importance of "responding to change." Though we are theoretically willing to respond to changes, it’s not easy. It’s about understanding what change really means to your team.
10/12/2016 by Cristina-Gabriela Nita
I would like to explain a couple of real-life IT disasters that I have experienced, as well as some strategies to fix them.
10/12/2016 by Renato Guilarducci
I think emphasizing a technical leadership profile is a big misunderstanding of the ScrumMaster role, one that a lot of companies have.
10/11/2016 by Kaushik Saha
The product backlog refinement meeting is one that can help the product owner and team set themselves up for better sprint planning.
10/11/2016 by Ravi Nandru
Good communication is essential for good collaboration. There are many artifacts and tools that help teams with both.
10/10/2016 by Alicia McLain
As I have designed training for Agile transformations, I have included elements of leadership and human dynamics theory so that people can see the "whole" as they progress. I now have a list of tools to offer to ScrumMasters, Agile team facilitators, and Agile coaches.
10/10/2016 by Adrian Sita
Defining user stories is important in project planning. When defining stories and estimating them, there are basic principles to follow.