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8/3/2016 by ERICH OROZCO
One of the challenges facing organizations during transitions to Scrum is how to deal with functional knowledge silos. It is very tempting for an organization to allow managers to fill knowledge gaps by sharing people across teams. This practice, however, has specific detrimental effects.
8/2/2016 by Robin Hackshall
Development teams can aim to encourage Independent Enquirers, who display analysis and planning skills to break ideas down into small steps, setting targets for the completion of that work.
8/1/2016 by Prabhu Missier
A recent conversation reaffirmed my long-held conviction that, in the world of Scrum at least, there are no holier-than-thou organizations.
7/29/2016 by Vishal Venkatesan
While coaching various customers across different locations, I've noticed an increasing trend: Some, if not all, customers focus on their tool stack.
7/28/2016 by Shipra Aggarwal
For a sprint to achieve its goal, creating an effective sprint backlog is one of the most critical tasks you can complete. If handled correctly, an effective backlog can do wonders for any team and project.
7/27/2016 by Jaakko Koivula
Scrum doesn't depend on knowing everything about the project beforehand, but it does depend on our knowing the process and being rigorous about it.
7/26/2016 by Raju K
There are times when our human tendency to remember the bad can stand us in good stead.
7/25/2016 by Vishal Prasad
Is it time already to identify the new set of principles that changes the face of software development?
7/22/2016 by Dr. Swapn (Sam) Sinha
Weighing the positive and negative attributes of Agile helps project managers make better decisions about their software development life cycles.
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?