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2/24/2016 by Todd Holden
As software teams, we have an innate desire to create new and exciting things about which we are passionate -- hence the reason most of us got into this work. As business leaders, we should provide opportunities to allow this creativity on the part of our teams.
2/24/2016 by Wajih Aslam
Scrum is all about dealing with large and complex projects by increasing the productivity and the quality of the product. Unfortunately, when Scrum is applied to traditional software development teams, often it reduces the team's productivity rather than increases it.
2/23/2016 by Sreejith N.T.
We have to use a systematic approach to transform a team to Agile in all aspects of its values, principles, and ceremonies. Here are factors that will help sustain a transition once it kicks off successfully.
2/23/2016 by Tiago Palhoto
Teams have become increasingly aware of how important it is to properly embrace the Scrum framework. Nevertheless, there's one aspect that I believe hasn't been properly tackled by most teams: customer engagement in the context of the Scrum framework.
2/22/2016 by Alex DiPasquale
When you ride a bus, nobody assigns you a seat. You find your own way, sit where you like, and generally everything works out for the best. Think of building a team that way, and letting everyone find the place that's right for them.
2/22/2016 by Olufemi Sonuga
There are two approaches a ScrumMaster can take when protecting the team. I think of the options as acting like a shield or being on the firing line.
2/19/2016 by Ravi Sankar Konidena
ScrumMasters play an integral role in estimating the effort needed for projects. They help the product owner present accurate and realistic project details to customers.
2/19/2016 by Alhad Akole
Test engineers usually have to do many tasks and play different roles. Here is my list of ideas and practical cases that I have found useful for the QA member to consider.
2/18/2016 by Michael McCalla
As an Agile coach, I am always looking for analogies to better explain Agile practices. As I recently listened to the forecast of a severe winter storm approaching Philadelphia, I couldn't help but notice the similarities between predicting winter storm snow accumulations and estimating epics.
2/18/2016 by Magnus Dahlgren
What can ScrumMasters or product owners do when new items have been added to the backlog, but they haven't yet been estimated?