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7/22/2016 by Rasmus Kaae
As an experienced coach and trainer, I have been preaching the importance of enabling teams to become great, able to work more efficiently and have more fun. But what are the characteristics of a great team, and what are the signs that yours has actually become one?
7/21/2016 by Roberto Bera
"Trout of Avigliana" is a metaphor for doing things in a formal way but with a bit of cheating. I think that the world of software development is full of "trout of Avigliana" with regard to Scrum and Agile adoption.
7/21/2016 by Ryan Jenkins
When engaging in an Agile adoption, move the needle, but don't expect to be going 0–60 mph in four seconds in your first month.
7/20/2016 by James Mortensen
When I've worked with new Scrum teams, I have found that they're confused about the importance of using fixed time intervals for sprints. Here's a very simple way to help.
7/19/2016 by Danny Lopez
Kanban's lightweight nature allows for easy integration with Scrum. Let's take a look at how to use Kanban as a technique within your Scrum framework, by breaking down its five core properties.
7/19/2016 by Erich Buhler
Recently a CEO asked me, "What is the meaning of culture in our organization? Is culture what most areas of the company do? Is it what management says? Is it what I tell people to do?" The answer is rather more exciting than this.
7/18/2016 by Michael Harris
So, what do we mean by Agile productivity? In my experience, Agile teams can waste significant time on this issue.
7/18/2016 by Ranjeet Deshmukh
When I first started as a ScrumMaster with my current employer, the team was excited about the concept of rapid and quick development cycles that would provide incremental value to our customers in short development sprints. . . .
7/15/2016 by Rohit Ratan Mani
Am I able to coach without ruffling some feathers in an organization in which, as an outsider, I am going to bring about change? Here I would like to highlight a particular strategy called GULP, which has helped me lessen the resistance that change agents so often face.
7/15/2016 by Ashish Mehra
What is the ideal testing strategy for a Scrum team? Having worked with diverse organizations that operate with different styles, I have composed a set of daily tasks and expectations that I have seen to work well for testing in Scrum teams.