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2/8/2016 by Richard De Francesco
It is all too common for Agile teams to see the task burn-down chart in isolation of the big picture, a tendency that provides a false sense of security. Here are some ways I tackled this problem, working with my own team.
2/8/2016 by Joe Kelley
You can't stop employee turnover. However, you can focus on easing the inevitable transition, so as to lessen the negative effects it can have on your team and velocity.
2/5/2016 by Ravi Sankar Konidena
Contract negotiation is part of the traditional project management environment, unlike customer collaboration. Here are some of the ways I've found Scrum to be useful in this environment.
2/5/2016 by Alhad Akole
Based on my Agile coaching experience and observations, some typical ScrumMaster behaviors cause Agile projects to revert to the Waterfall model or go into Scrum-But mode. Here are behaviors to guard against.
2/4/2016 by Niroshan Pushpa Kumara Madampitige
The retrospective is usually held right after the sprint demo. Many teams don't understand the real reason for having a retrospective at the end of every sprint. But among other Scrum ceremonies, the retrospective is one of the key ceremonies that has to be right.
2/4/2016 by Nilesh Shah
In this article I want to point out some of the mistakes or misconceptions around Scrum that must be avoided, those I like to term "sins" in Scrum.
2/3/2016 by Sureshbabu Thadikamalla
Among its many benefits, continuous integration helps code stay robust and encourages more feedback between programmers and the customer. Here are some effective ways to implement CI.
2/3/2016 by Ryan Lockard
I believe the best rewards for individuals are both unplanned and presented by peers. Research shows that planned rewards, such as annual bonuses, do not have as great an impact on employee morale, performance, and happiness as does an unplanned reward structure.
2/2/2016 by Leonor Urena
Using games in the workplace is revolutionizing team building, employee development, and productivity. A concept that could seem like a gimmick has been proven to yield visible results. Here's how I've tried it with my clients.
2/2/2016 by Leza Zaman
During my experiences as a ScrumMaster and consultant, Agile values, such as transparency and adaptation, were my pillars in grounding teams. However, I believe these values cannot thrive without one other value: empathy.